Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 122 148
Rank change year-on-year +53 +26 -36
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 27 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 1.43% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.76% 8.08% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
Median daily rate £350 £500 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +132.56% -46.22%
10th Percentile £180 £215 £195
90th Percentile £420 £700 £453
North West median daily rate £400 £363 £250
% change year-on-year +10.34% +45.00% -28.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.14% -12.50%
North West median hourly rate - £16.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -53.57% -34.27%

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 158 334 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.26% 11.83% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 197 253
Median daily rate £373 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +8.83% -2.25%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £177
90th Percentile £529 £588 £563
North West median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 53
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £18.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -10.86% +21.23%
10th Percentile £10.82 £12.55 £12.74
90th Percentile £20.38 £30.34 £42.35
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.12% -2.86% +12.90%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireless in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireless in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireless in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Wireless in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) SNMP
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) Siemens

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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) SNMP
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
1 2 (11.76%) Data Strategy
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Android Development
2 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
2 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ACSA
4 1 (5.88%) ACSP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) IronPort
3 2 (11.76%) Meraki
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Polycom
3 2 (11.76%) Siemens
4 1 (5.88%) Arista
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec