Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 50 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.82% 0.84% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 4.67% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Merseyside median daily rate £195 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £173 £329 £203
90th Percentile £209 £425 £388
North West median daily rate £325 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 71 107 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.55% 17.95% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 63 46
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £143 £165 £150
90th Percentile £438 £519 £475
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.39 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.69 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Merseyside

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Merseyside

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Merseyside

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 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
Liverpool - 4 £195 -
Wireless
North West

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

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) PABX
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) PABX
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) ICT Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior ICT Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki