The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.34% 0.69% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 6.00% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Median daily rate £360 £263 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.14% +69.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.99 -
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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 133 100 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.29% 11.47% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 54 42
Median daily rate £363 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.07% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the North East

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the North East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the North East

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the North East

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 17 £360 +37.14% 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) HP
3 25 (86.21%) WAN
3 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (82.76%) CCNP
4 24 (82.76%) LAN
5 23 (79.31%) Firewall
5 23 (79.31%) F5
5 23 (79.31%) Riverbed
6 22 (75.86%) JNCIA
6 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
6 22 (75.86%) CCIE
7 21 (72.41%) ITIL
7 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
7 21 (72.41%) CCSA
8 20 (68.97%) Juniper
8 20 (68.97%) Fortinet
8 20 (68.97%) SC Cleared
8 20 (68.97%) FortiGate
9 19 (65.52%) JNCIE
9 19 (65.52%) CCSE
9 19 (65.52%) CCDP
9 19 (65.52%) CCIP
9 19 (65.52%) Service Management
9 19 (65.52%) ITSM
10 17 (58.62%) Network Design
11 16 (55.17%) BIG-IP
11 16 (55.17%) Aruba
12 13 (44.83%) HP ASE
12 13 (44.83%) HP MASE

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 25 (86.21%) WAN
2 24 (82.76%) LAN
3 23 (79.31%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Support
2 3 (10.34%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall Support
3 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 19 (65.52%) ITSM
2 19 (65.52%) Service Management
3 17 (58.62%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (82.76%) CCNP
3 22 (75.86%) CCIE
3 22 (75.86%) JNCIA
3 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (72.41%) CCSA
5 20 (68.97%) SC Cleared
6 19 (65.52%) CCDP
6 19 (65.52%) CCIP
6 19 (65.52%) CCSE
6 19 (65.52%) JNCIE
7 13 (44.83%) HP ASE
7 13 (44.83%) HP MASE
8 10 (34.48%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) HP
3 23 (79.31%) F5
3 23 (79.31%) Riverbed
4 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
5 20 (68.97%) Fortinet
5 20 (68.97%) Juniper
6 16 (55.17%) Aruba
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Nortel
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds