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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 120 87 115
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +28
Contract jobs citing Wireless 21 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.07% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 8.11% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £36.25 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-44.13% +80.12%
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
362 333 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.90% 13.15% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 159 189
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £16.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.20 £29.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Solihull -2 6 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £350 -
Coventry -15 4 £265 -13.46% 8
Birmingham -13 3 £250 -11.11% 3
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 49 (72.06%) Cisco
2 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (41.18%) LAN
4 27 (39.71%) Wi-Fi
5 26 (38.24%) Firewall
5 26 (38.24%) CCNP
6 24 (35.29%) CCNA
7 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
8 22 (32.35%) SC Cleared
9 20 (29.41%) WAN
10 17 (25.00%) VoIP
11 16 (23.53%) Juniper
11 16 (23.53%) 802.1X
12 14 (20.59%) Aruba
12 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (19.12%) Network Security
13 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
13 13 (19.12%) Fortinet
14 11 (16.18%) VLAN
14 11 (16.18%) CheckPoint
14 11 (16.18%) Intel Security
15 10 (14.71%) Internet
15 10 (14.71%) HP
15 10 (14.71%) VPN
15 10 (14.71%) Windows
15 10 (14.71%) FortiGate
16 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
17 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
17 8 (11.76%) DHCP
17 8 (11.76%) DNS

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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 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.18%) LAN
2 27 (39.71%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (38.24%) Firewall
4 20 (29.41%) WAN
5 17 (25.00%) VoIP
6 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (19.12%) Network Security
8 11 (16.18%) VLAN
9 10 (14.71%) Internet
9 10 (14.71%) VPN
10 8 (11.76%) DHCP
10 8 (11.76%) DNS
10 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 8 (11.76%) OSPF
11 7 (10.29%) BGP
11 7 (10.29%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (10.29%) WLAN
11 7 (10.29%) WPA2
12 6 (8.82%) 802.11
12 6 (8.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Architect
3 13 (19.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Network Architect
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Wireless Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Network Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Network Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Installation Technician
9 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) CESG
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.29%) ITIL
1 7 (10.29%) Migration
2 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
2 5 (7.35%) Network Design
2 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (5.88%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (5.88%) Network Management
3 4 (5.88%) Project Management
3 4 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 4 (5.88%) Service Management
3 4 (5.88%) User Stories
4 3 (4.41%) Change Management
4 3 (4.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.41%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (2.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (2.94%) Presales
5 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (38.24%) CCNP
3 24 (35.29%) CCNA
4 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (32.35%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.76%) CCDA
6 8 (11.76%) CCDP
7 5 (7.35%) CCIE
7 5 (7.35%) JNCIA
7 5 (7.35%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.47%) CCA
8 1 (1.47%) CCSA
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.94%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Cisco
2 16 (23.53%) Juniper
3 14 (20.59%) Aruba
4 13 (19.12%) Fortinet
4 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.18%) CheckPoint
5 11 (16.18%) Intel Security
6 10 (14.71%) HP
7 7 (10.29%) F5
8 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.35%) Dell
8 5 (7.35%) Meraki
9 4 (5.88%) Brocade
9 4 (5.88%) BT
9 4 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Huawei
10 3 (4.41%) VMware
11 2 (2.94%) Sourcefire
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