The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 -25  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% 0.73% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 4.21% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £331 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +176.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -3.57% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 97 95 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.41% 17.27% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 51
Median daily rate £475 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in South Yorkshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in South Yorkshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South Yorkshire 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
Doncaster - 1 - - 2
Wireless
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto