Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 136 121
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 -35
Contract jobs citing Wireless 11 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 4.52% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 15
Manchester median daily rate £340 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.26% +19.23% +1.56%
10th Percentile £204 £212 £251
90th Percentile £375 £514 £396
North West median daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £22.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.19% -34.47% +104.64%
10th Percentile £39.00 £14.38 £12.09
90th Percentile £41.00 £15.13 £33.13
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £17.92
% change year-on-year +171.19% -17.69% +6.41%

Wireless 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 383 575 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.97% 16.20% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 333 262
Manchester median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £209 £205
90th Percentile £538 £546 £512
North West median daily rate £386 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -5.50% +9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -10.95%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Manchester

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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

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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 Wireless within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £263 -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (36.36%) CCNA
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
9 2 (18.18%) VPN
9 2 (18.18%) Juniper
9 2 (18.18%) PSTN
9 2 (18.18%) VoIP
9 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
9 2 (18.18%) Network Design
9 2 (18.18%) WAAS
9 2 (18.18%) F5
9 2 (18.18%) Sonus
9 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
10 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
10 1 (9.09%) Network Security
10 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) PSTN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) WAAS
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Sonus
4 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed