Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 17 October 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 LAN (WLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 153 140
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -19
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.035% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Manchester median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £425 £245 £304
90th Percentile £475 £433 £391
North West median daily rate £475 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +46.15% -3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £10.00
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00

WLAN 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 399 571 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.15% 15.64% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 326 251
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +14.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £148 £206 £205
90th Percentile £539 £550 £511
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 34
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% -15.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.20 £11.30
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.75 £35.12
North West median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.97% -5.88% -9.47%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Manchester

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Manchester

WLAN
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 WLAN within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Salford - 1 £450 -
WLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

WLAN
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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware