Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 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 Fidelity (WiFi)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 140 122
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 30 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 3.84% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 7
Manchester median daily rate £225 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £123 £235 £115
90th Percentile £530 £613 £530
North West median daily rate £225 £338 £168
% change year-on-year -33.33% +101.49% -62.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate - - £90.88
North West median hourly rate - - £90.88

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 361 443 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.89% 14.07% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 264 220
Manchester median daily rate £400 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -2.37% -
10th Percentile £180 £190 £160
90th Percentile £588 £563 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 45 39
Manchester median hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.29 £12.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.75 £44.00 £41.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.83
% change year-on-year - +18.04% -7.34%

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 24 September 2019.

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
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 24 September 2019. 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 - 4 £225 -
Salford - 2 £400 - 1
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 23 (76.67%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) WAN
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (40.00%) Firewall
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (36.67%) Office 365
7 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
8 7 (23.33%) Google
8 7 (23.33%) Azure
8 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (23.33%) Citrix
8 7 (23.33%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) CCNP
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (16.67%) Android
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) Wireless
10 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (13.33%) Network Design
11 4 (13.33%) DNS
11 4 (13.33%) SLA
11 4 (13.33%) DHCP
11 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X

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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (10.00%) G Suite
5 1 (3.33%) AWS
5 1 (3.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) WAN
3 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) NAS
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (10.00%) Skype
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.33%) FCoE
9 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) TestRail
General
1 2 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Specialist
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Mobility Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Android
4 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) BDD
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Test Management
7 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) CCDA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix
2 7 (23.33%) Google
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Apple
5 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Meraki
5 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Samsung
7 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.33%) Sage
7 1 (3.33%) SAP