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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 104 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 19 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.93% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 6.10% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £211 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £446 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
- +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -2.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
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
426 328 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.77% 15.30% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 156 144
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Birmingham +1 10 £320 -23.35% 3
Warwickshire -7 2 £150 -
Coventry -11 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £245 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Apple
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (16.67%) Android
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) MCITP
7 4 (13.33%) Network Design
7 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.33%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) Juniper
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.00%) CCNA
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.00%) SLA
8 3 (10.00%) MS Visio

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (6.67%) LTE
5 2 (6.67%) 4G
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) 3G
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) Packet Switching
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) IPv4
6 1 (3.33%) IPv6
6 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MarkLogic
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
1 5 (16.67%) Support Technician
1 5 (16.67%) Network Technician
1 5 (16.67%) Network Support
1 5 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Telematics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
5 1 (3.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Apple
4 5 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 3 (10.00%) NetScout
7 2 (6.67%) Meru Networks
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) Informatica
8 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) RightScale
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