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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 35
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.30% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.44% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £39.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year -30.46% +15.80%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 41 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.29% 12.13% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 9
Median daily rate £330 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.83% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -19.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Merseyside