The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 116 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 4.63% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £286 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £470 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+82.05% -39.06%
Wireless
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
435 281 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.23% 11.92% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 115 114
Average daily rate £340 £345 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 36
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the West Midlands region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the West Midlands region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +1 4 £319 -32.89%
Staffordshire - 4 - - 1
Birmingham -10 3 £350 -22.22% 6
Coventry +4 2 £350 +42.85%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £150 -
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) LAN
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) MS Office
5 8 (28.57%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 7 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 6 (21.43%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) VPN
8 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.29%) Citrix
9 4 (14.29%) Juniper
9 4 (14.29%) SSL
9 4 (14.29%) IPv6
9 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.29%) ProxySG
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
9 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.29%) Validation
9 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
10 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 4 (14.29%) SSL
5 4 (14.29%) IPv6
6 3 (10.71%) FlexRay
6 3 (10.71%) 4G
6 3 (10.71%) MIMO
6 3 (10.71%) LTE
6 3 (10.71%) 2G
6 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) WLAN
6 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) IPv4
6 3 (10.71%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) CANoe
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Automotive
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Mobility Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML5
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) J2ME
2 2 (7.14%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Telematics
3 2 (7.14%) e-Health
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Validation
1 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Use Case
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Logistics
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) DMAIC
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) SABSA
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (3.57%) OpenUP
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) VC++
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCITP
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
2 2 (7.14%) MCDST
2 2 (7.14%) HP ASE
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) CCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) DameWare
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 6 (21.43%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) CA
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) McAfee
7 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
7 2 (7.14%) NetScout
7 2 (7.14%) Meraki
7 2 (7.14%) ScanSafe
7 2 (7.14%) Syclo
8 1 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago