The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 92 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.49% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 3.30% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
Median daily rate £349 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.50% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £300 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.27 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -75.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +4.41%  

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 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 195 273 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.02% 15.01% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 145 113
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 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.55% +126.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (53.85%) CCNP
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) VoIP
7 8 (30.77%) Network Design
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) CCNA
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (23.08%) F5
10 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
10 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
10 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
10 5 (19.23%) RSA enVision
10 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
10 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (15.38%) Information Security
11 4 (15.38%) CISSP
11 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 4 (15.38%) Juniper
11 4 (15.38%) MPLS

Wireless
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) VoIP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) VPN
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (15.38%) BGP
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
8 4 (15.38%) OSPF
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.54%) NX-OS
9 3 (11.54%) VPLS
9 3 (11.54%) Wireless Security
10 2 (7.69%) RFID
11 1 (3.85%) DMZ
11 1 (3.85%) DNS
11 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Network Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Network Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Cabling Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (11.54%) RESTful
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Network Design
2 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
4 4 (15.38%) Case Management
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Security Auditing
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CISSP
4 4 (15.38%) SANS
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) SSCP
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCSP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) RSA enVision
2 4 (15.38%) QRadar
3 3 (11.54%) Kibana
3 3 (11.54%) logstash
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
5 4 (15.38%) Aruba
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
5 4 (15.38%) Splunk
6 3 (11.54%) Apple
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.85%) McAfee
8 1 (3.85%) Meraki
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