The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -46 +4  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.30% 4.71% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 12.90% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.73% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £311
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +2.14%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 31 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 11.61% 36.47% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 10
Median daily rate £363 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +93.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in County Antrim

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in County Antrim

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Belfast -46 1 £450 -21.73%
Wireless
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) CCTV
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel