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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 105 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 34 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 3.43% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Median daily rate £330 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £164 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £415 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.87 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £35.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +88.00%
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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
378 437 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.20% 16.26% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 236 114
Median daily rate £370 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 12 £370 +5.71% 4
Solihull -1 11 - - 1
Coventry +1 4 £250 -28.57%
Staffordshire +13 2 £275 -
Warwickshire -5 1 £130 -59.21% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) WAN
3 18 (33.33%) Firewall
4 16 (29.63%) LAN
4 16 (29.63%) ITIL
5 12 (22.22%) Internet
6 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
7 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.52%) DHCP
7 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 9 (16.67%) VPN
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.67%) MS Office
8 9 (16.67%) Citrix
8 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (14.81%) CCNP
9 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
9 8 (14.81%) Aruba
9 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
1 18 (33.33%) WAN
2 16 (29.63%) LAN
3 12 (22.22%) Internet
4 10 (18.52%) DHCP
5 9 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 9 (16.67%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 6 (11.11%) SSL
7 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.11%) VoIP
8 5 (9.26%) 3G
8 5 (9.26%) BGP
8 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (9.26%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (9.26%) DNS
8 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
8 5 (9.26%) OSPF
9 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) QGIS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Front Office
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Performance Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Quality Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Arduino
3 4 (7.41%) Home Automation
3 4 (7.41%) Internet of Things
3 4 (7.41%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Fedora
9 1 (1.85%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
4 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Logistics
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.26%) Presales
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.41%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) VBA
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Tcl
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) CCNP
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCIE
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) DameWare
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) Aruba
5 7 (12.96%) Juniper
6 6 (11.11%) F5
7 5 (9.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (9.26%) Arqiva
7 5 (9.26%) BT
7 5 (9.26%) Ericsson
7 5 (9.26%) Huawei
7 5 (9.26%) IBM
7 5 (9.26%) NetCracker
7 5 (9.26%) Nokia
7 5 (9.26%) Nokia Networks
7 5 (9.26%) Siemens
7 5 (9.26%) Telindus
7 5 (9.26%) Virgin Media
7 5 (9.26%) VMware
7 5 (9.26%) ZTE
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