The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 63 62 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.91% 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.89% 7.41% 1.69%
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 107 81 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.29% 11.60% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 37
Median daily rate £370 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £219 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Tyne and Wear

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Tyne and Wear

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Tyne and Wear

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 17 £360 +37.14%
Wireless
North East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) HP
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (88.89%) WAN
2 24 (88.89%) CCNP
3 23 (85.19%) LAN
3 23 (85.19%) Riverbed
3 23 (85.19%) F5
4 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
4 22 (81.48%) CCIE
4 22 (81.48%) JNCIA
5 21 (77.78%) Firewall
5 21 (77.78%) CCSA
5 21 (77.78%) CheckPoint
6 20 (74.07%) Juniper
6 20 (74.07%) Fortinet
6 20 (74.07%) SC Cleared
6 20 (74.07%) FortiGate
7 19 (70.37%) Service Management
7 19 (70.37%) CCDP
7 19 (70.37%) CCIP
7 19 (70.37%) ITIL
7 19 (70.37%) ITSM
7 19 (70.37%) JNCIE
7 19 (70.37%) CCSE
8 17 (62.96%) Network Design
9 16 (59.26%) BIG-IP
9 16 (59.26%) Aruba
10 13 (48.15%) HP ASE
10 13 (48.15%) HP MASE

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 24 (88.89%) WAN
2 23 (85.19%) LAN
3 21 (77.78%) Firewall
4 16 (59.26%) BIG-IP
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Support
3 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
1 19 (70.37%) ITSM
1 19 (70.37%) Service Management
2 17 (62.96%) Network Design
3 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) CCNP
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) CCIE
2 22 (81.48%) JNCIA
2 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (77.78%) CCSA
4 20 (74.07%) SC Cleared
5 19 (70.37%) CCDP
5 19 (70.37%) CCIP
5 19 (70.37%) CCSE
5 19 (70.37%) JNCIE
6 13 (48.15%) HP ASE
6 13 (48.15%) HP MASE
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) HP
2 23 (85.19%) F5
2 23 (85.19%) Riverbed
3 21 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 20 (74.07%) Fortinet
4 20 (74.07%) Juniper
5 16 (59.26%) Aruba
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat