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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 92 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 52 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 0.80% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 5.69% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 10
Median daily rate £360 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.91% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +70.73%
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
405 334 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.51% 14.09% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 188 142
Median daily rate £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +1 16 £350 +16.66% 8
Solihull -6 13 £110 -63.33% 2
Shropshire -27 6 £406 +171.57% 1
Coventry -4 5 £400 +14.28%
Staffordshire +1 3 £325 -
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (50.00%) Cisco
2 28 (38.89%) Firewall
3 23 (31.94%) LAN
4 22 (30.56%) WAN
4 22 (30.56%) Windows
5 17 (23.61%) Security Cleared
6 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (20.83%) VoIP
6 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (19.44%) CCNP
7 14 (19.44%) VPN
7 14 (19.44%) ITIL
7 14 (19.44%) Internet
7 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
7 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
8 13 (18.06%) NetScaler
8 13 (18.06%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.67%) Juniper
10 11 (15.28%) Finance
10 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
10 11 (15.28%) Aruba
11 10 (13.89%) F5
11 10 (13.89%) Fortinet
11 10 (13.89%) Citrix
11 10 (13.89%) DHCP
12 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.50%) OSPF
12 9 (12.50%) BGP
12 9 (12.50%) Network Security

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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 (2.78%) IIS
1 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) Firewall
2 23 (31.94%) LAN
3 22 (30.56%) WAN
4 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (20.83%) VoIP
5 14 (19.44%) Internet
5 14 (19.44%) VPN
6 13 (18.06%) NetScaler
6 13 (18.06%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (13.89%) DHCP
8 9 (12.50%) BGP
8 9 (12.50%) Network Security
8 9 (12.50%) OSPF
9 8 (11.11%) 3G
9 8 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (9.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (9.72%) DAB
10 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
10 7 (9.72%) MPLS
10 7 (9.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Automotive
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Performance Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Quality Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Arduino
3 4 (5.56%) Home Automation
3 4 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Telematics
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) Fedora
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
4 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.94%) Logistics
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
4 5 (6.94%) Presales
4 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.56%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.56%) User Stories
6 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) VBA
2 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) Python
3 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.78%) Tcl
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (19.44%) CCNP
3 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) CCIE
5 5 (6.94%) CCNA
6 2 (2.78%) CCDA
6 2 (2.78%) CCDP
6 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.78%) PMP
7 1 (1.39%) CCSE
7 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) Cacti
3 1 (1.39%) DameWare
3 1 (1.39%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.39%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.39%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (16.67%) Juniper
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.28%) Aruba
3 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.89%) Citrix
4 10 (13.89%) F5
4 10 (13.89%) Fortinet
5 8 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 7 (9.72%) Huawei
7 6 (8.33%) Brocade
7 6 (8.33%) IBM
8 5 (6.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (6.94%) BT
8 5 (6.94%) Ericsson
8 5 (6.94%) HP
8 5 (6.94%) NetCracker
8 5 (6.94%) Nokia
8 5 (6.94%) Siemens
8 5 (6.94%) ZTE
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