The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 140 122
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 19 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.47% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 3.20% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £318 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.11% -18.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £251 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -3.57% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £18.68 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.37% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -31.55% +17.64%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 377 563 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.59% 14.55% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 325 232
Median daily rate £385 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the North West

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the North West

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the North West

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +23 14 £400 +18.51% 9
Cheshire +29 5 £325 +16.07% 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) WAN
4 19 (54.29%) LAN
5 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (42.86%) CCNP
7 11 (31.43%) VPN
7 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
9 8 (22.86%) VoIP
9 8 (22.86%) CCNA
9 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
10 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 7 (20.00%) OSPF
10 7 (20.00%) BGP
10 7 (20.00%) Unix
10 7 (20.00%) Aruba
11 6 (17.14%) F5
11 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
11 6 (17.14%) RSA enVision
11 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
11 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
11 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (14.29%) Network Security
12 5 (14.29%) VLAN

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) LAN
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (31.43%) VPN
5 8 (22.86%) VoIP
6 7 (20.00%) BGP
6 7 (20.00%) OSPF
7 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
7 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (14.29%) DHCP
8 5 (14.29%) DNS
8 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 5 (14.29%) Network Security
8 5 (14.29%) VLAN
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) GitLab
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Domain Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Principal Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (11.43%) RESTful
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.57%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Handset
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
3 5 (14.29%) Case Management
3 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP
4 5 (14.29%) SANS
4 5 (14.29%) SSCP
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
8 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.86%) CCSP
8 1 (2.86%) CWNA
8 1 (2.86%) MCDST
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) RSA enVision
2 5 (14.29%) QRadar
3 4 (11.43%) Kibana
3 4 (11.43%) logstash
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Aruba
2 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) F5
3 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
4 5 (14.29%) Apple
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 5 (14.29%) Splunk
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.86%) Mercator
8 1 (2.86%) Motorola
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
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