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

Wireless
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 135 109
Rank change year-on-year +24 -26  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.25% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.11% 1.90% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Median daily rate £413 £275 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +48.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £213 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.28%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 316 369 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.88% 12.99% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.50
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire +23 6 £400 - 4
North Yorkshire +7 5 £450 +63.63% 4
South Yorkshire -3 1 - - 3
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Firewall
3 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (51.72%) ITIL
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (44.83%) WAN
7 13 (44.83%) CCNA
8 12 (41.38%) LAN
8 12 (41.38%) F5
8 12 (41.38%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (34.48%) VPN
9 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
10 9 (31.03%) CCNP
11 8 (27.59%) Juniper
12 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
12 7 (24.14%) BGP
12 7 (24.14%) Internet
13 6 (20.69%) Finance
13 6 (20.69%) DHCP
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco ISE
14 5 (17.24%) Windows
14 5 (17.24%) CCIE
14 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
15 4 (13.79%) Symantec
15 4 (13.79%) Information Security
15 4 (13.79%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (13.79%) Unix
15 4 (13.79%) DNS
15 4 (13.79%) SSL

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (44.83%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 12 (41.38%) LAN
6 10 (34.48%) VPN
7 7 (24.14%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) Internet
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) SSL
10 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.34%) IPsec
10 3 (10.34%) ISDN
10 3 (10.34%) PSTN
10 3 (10.34%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (13.79%) Information Specialist
2 4 (13.79%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.90%) Network Technician
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security
2 4 (13.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (13.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (13.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) CCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CCSE
5 3 (10.34%) CCSP
5 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) CCDA
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (13.79%) Nexpose
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) F5
3 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 8 (27.59%) Juniper
5 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
6 4 (13.79%) ArcSight
6 4 (13.79%) Aruba
6 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
6 4 (13.79%) FireEye
6 4 (13.79%) GFI Software
6 4 (13.79%) Infoblox
6 4 (13.79%) LogRhythm
6 4 (13.79%) Rapid7
6 4 (13.79%) Samsung
6 4 (13.79%) Sourcefire
6 4 (13.79%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) TippingPoint
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (10.34%) Red Box