Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 20 October 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 Fidelity (WiFi)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 144 141
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -24
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 3.28% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 10
Manchester median daily rate £181 £425 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.35% +61.90% -26.57%
10th Percentile £108 £284 £199
90th Percentile £529 £536 £394
North West median daily rate £167 £513 £210
% change year-on-year -67.51% +144.05% -10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £90.88 - -
North West median hourly rate £90.88 - £22.50

Wi-Fi 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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 403 579 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.19% 15.90% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 330 254
Manchester median daily rate £400 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +15.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £144 £207 £205
90th Percentile £538 £550 £511
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 36
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +8.62% -17.27%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.38 £34.70
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) Dell
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) NAS
9 3 (20.00%) Veeam
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) Replication
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) NAS
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) PPTP
8 2 (13.33%) ADSL
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) Broadband
8 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (13.33%) IPv6
8 2 (13.33%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) SNMP
8 2 (13.33%) TACACS
8 2 (13.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Designer
1 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Support
1 2 (13.33%) IT Support
1 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
1 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Network Designer
1 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Technician
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Material Design
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Runbook
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cacti
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) OpenNMS
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) RANCID
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (20.00%) Synology
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (13.33%) Foundry
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Huawei
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) ZyXEL
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle