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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 121 67
Rank change year-on-year +72 -54  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.56% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 0.71% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £351 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% +24.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £351 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £351 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £306
% change year-on-year -6.66% +22.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.99 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +4.34%  

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 118 566 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.45% 35.87% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 343 59
Median daily rate £338 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £421 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 42 20
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +79 8 £463 +31.95% 1
Durham - 1 £105 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) LAN
2 25 (92.59%) CCNP
2 25 (92.59%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (88.89%) Juniper
3 24 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 24 (88.89%) Riverbed
3 24 (88.89%) FortiGate
3 24 (88.89%) F5
4 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
4 23 (85.19%) JNCIA
4 23 (85.19%) CCIE
4 23 (85.19%) Firewall
5 22 (81.48%) HP
5 22 (81.48%) CCSA
5 22 (81.48%) Fortinet
6 21 (77.78%) JNCIE
6 21 (77.78%) CCSE
6 21 (77.78%) Service Management
6 21 (77.78%) ITSM
6 21 (77.78%) CCDP
6 21 (77.78%) CCIP
6 21 (77.78%) ITIL
7 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
8 17 (62.96%) Network Design
8 17 (62.96%) BIG-IP
9 14 (51.85%) HP ASE
9 14 (51.85%) HP MASE
10 13 (48.15%) Aruba

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 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 25 (92.59%) LAN
3 23 (85.19%) Firewall
4 17 (62.96%) BIG-IP
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.70%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) OSPF
7 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (3.70%) TACACS
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) VRRP
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) ITIL
1 21 (77.78%) ITSM
1 21 (77.78%) Service Management
2 17 (62.96%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) CCNP
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (85.19%) CCIE
2 23 (85.19%) JNCIA
2 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
3 22 (81.48%) CCSA
4 21 (77.78%) CCDP
4 21 (77.78%) CCIP
4 21 (77.78%) CCSE
4 21 (77.78%) JNCIE
5 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 14 (51.85%) HP ASE
6 14 (51.85%) HP MASE
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
8 9 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
10 2 (7.41%) CCNA
11 1 (3.70%) CCIE Security
11 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
11 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (88.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 24 (88.89%) F5
2 24 (88.89%) Juniper
2 24 (88.89%) Riverbed
3 22 (81.48%) Fortinet
3 22 (81.48%) HP
4 13 (48.15%) Aruba
5 4 (14.81%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) VMware