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 3 months to 22 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 Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 97 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.22% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 1.45% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £281 £400 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.68% +79.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £380 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.94%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 194 275 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.09% 15.00% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 147 108
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -34.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £35.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
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 3 months to 22 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
Stockport - 2 - -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 3 (33.33%) Material Design
2 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (33.33%) NFC
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) REST

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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 3 (33.33%) NFC
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) PPTP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Material Design
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
2 2 (22.22%) Synology
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft