The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 42 39 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.26% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 5.13% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £525 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -32.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.19 £39.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.32% +21.15%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 39 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.70% 10.54% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 28
Median daily rate £313 £303 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -28.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Northamptonshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Northampton - 1 £525 -
Wireless
East Midlands

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Samsung
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) OVSD
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Samsung
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto