Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 90 66
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 0.85% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 6.47% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Birmingham median daily rate £345 £265 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.19% -26.90% -2.03%
10th Percentile £160 £246 £305
90th Percentile £545 £350 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £483 £369
% change year-on-year -1.55% +30.85% +11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.40 - £10.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.40 - £23.95

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 173 201 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.04% 13.19% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 137 112
Birmingham median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +14.50%
10th Percentile £189 £193 £200
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.20 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +42.86% +15.23%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.88 £42.15 £17.43
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.17 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -47.32% +66.67% +3.45%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Birmingham

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Birmingham

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) Aruba
2 3 (23.08%) Infoblox
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) IPv6
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) 5G
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) IPv6
3 1 (7.69%) Multicast
3 1 (7.69%) NGN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Networks
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Aruba
2 3 (23.08%) Infoblox
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media