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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 93 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 41 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.87% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 5.42% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 2
Median daily rate £330 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £390 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.87 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +53.84%
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
401 406 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.92% 16.07% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 231 120
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 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 27 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
Solihull -2 14 - -
Birmingham +12 13 £370 +23.33% 2
Staffordshire +6 3 £275 -
Warwickshire -7 2 £130 -59.21%
Shropshire -37 2 £350 +133.77% 1
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 28 (48.28%) Cisco
2 22 (37.93%) Firewall
3 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 20 (34.48%) WAN
4 16 (27.59%) ITIL
5 15 (25.86%) LAN
6 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
7 13 (22.41%) Internet
8 12 (20.69%) Citrix
8 12 (20.69%) NetScaler
9 11 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.97%) CCNP
9 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.97%) VoIP
9 11 (18.97%) VPN
9 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
10 10 (17.24%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) MS Office
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (13.79%) Aruba
12 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
12 8 (13.79%) Juniper
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.79%) DHCP
12 8 (13.79%) 3G
12 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery

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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 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 20 (34.48%) WAN
3 15 (25.86%) LAN
4 13 (22.41%) Internet
5 12 (20.69%) NetScaler
6 11 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (18.97%) VoIP
6 11 (18.97%) VPN
7 8 (13.79%) 3G
7 8 (13.79%) DHCP
8 7 (12.07%) BGP
8 7 (12.07%) OSPF
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (10.34%) DAB
9 6 (10.34%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.34%) Network Security
9 6 (10.34%) SSL
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Automotive
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (3.45%) Front Office
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Quality Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Network Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Support
7 3 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Arduino
3 4 (6.90%) Home Automation
3 4 (6.90%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.90%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Telematics
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.45%) Unix
9 1 (1.72%) Fedora
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity
4 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (10.34%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) Logistics
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.62%) Presales
5 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) VBA
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) Tcl
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) CCNP
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) CCIE
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) DameWare
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Cisco
2 12 (20.69%) Citrix
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) Aruba
4 8 (13.79%) Juniper
5 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.07%) F5
6 6 (10.34%) IBM
7 5 (8.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (8.62%) Brocade
7 5 (8.62%) BT
7 5 (8.62%) Ericsson
7 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.62%) Huawei
7 5 (8.62%) NetCracker
7 5 (8.62%) Nokia
7 5 (8.62%) Nokia Networks
7 5 (8.62%) Siemens
7 5 (8.62%) Virgin Media
7 5 (8.62%) ZTE
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