The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 109 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.24% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 1.66% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £228 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.65% -34.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £246 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 301 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.03% 14.30% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 154 191
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 42
Average hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Yorkshire region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Yorkshire region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
West Yorkshire +4 5 £355 +42.00% 7
East Yorkshire -1 2 £320 -
South Yorkshire +1 1 £85 -58.53% 5
North Yorkshire - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (45.45%) EMC
5 10 (45.45%) MPLS
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 9 (40.91%) vSphere
7 8 (36.36%) Lync
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (36.36%) Master Data Management
7 8 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (36.36%) Xen
7 8 (36.36%) IPsec
7 8 (36.36%) Data Management
7 8 (36.36%) XMPP
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) NetApp
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
8 7 (31.82%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Lync
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) MPLS
3 8 (36.36%) IPsec
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XMPP
2 1 (4.55%) BREW
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) MFC
2 1 (4.55%) ODBC
2 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.55%) J2ME
2 1 (4.55%) ISAPI
2 1 (4.55%) MAPI
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) OLE
2 1 (4.55%) OLE DB
2 1 (4.55%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
1 1 (4.55%) Animation
1 1 (4.55%) iPhone
1 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Data Management
1 8 (36.36%) Master Data Management
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) VC++
1 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (40.91%) vSphere
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (36.36%) Xen
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) HP
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) EMC
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) NetApp
6 7 (31.82%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Juniper
8 3 (13.64%) Aruba
9 2 (9.09%) Meru Networks
9 2 (9.09%) Apple
9 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 2 (9.09%) Symantec
10 1 (4.55%) Dell
10 1 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
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