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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 2.76% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £416 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.92% +66.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £413 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £267
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £306
% change year-on-year -6.66% +22.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +4.34%  

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 300 399 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.29% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 252 248
Median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Median hourly rate £17.39 £15.41 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.84% -55.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £41.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Yorkshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Yorkshire

Wireless
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 22 June 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 +32 13 £288 - 4
North Yorkshire +9 4 £475 - 3
South Yorkshire +6 1 - - 2
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (54.84%) WAN
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) Unix
3 15 (48.39%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) LAN
4 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 10 (32.26%) F5
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (29.03%) ITIL
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.81%) Mac OS X
7 8 (25.81%) 3G
7 8 (25.81%) Electronics
7 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
7 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
7 8 (25.81%) SAP
7 8 (25.81%) GPRS
7 8 (25.81%) GSM
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) PHP
7 8 (25.81%) VB
7 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (25.81%) CCNA
7 8 (25.81%) Android
7 8 (25.81%) LTE
7 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (25.81%) SGSN

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
1 17 (54.84%) WAN
2 14 (45.16%) LAN
3 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (25.81%) 3G
5 8 (25.81%) GPRS
5 8 (25.81%) GSM
5 8 (25.81%) LTE
5 8 (25.81%) SGSN
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) Internet
6 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (12.90%) VoIP
10 3 (9.68%) ISDN
10 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
10 3 (9.68%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Electronics
2 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Technical Support
2 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Information Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Security Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Unix
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Android
2 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
2 8 (25.81%) Mac OS X
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security
3 6 (19.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (19.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (19.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
1 8 (25.81%) PHP
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
1 8 (25.81%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) AirWatch
2 5 (16.13%) Nexpose
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.23%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) F5
3 8 (25.81%) MobileIron
3 8 (25.81%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) McAfee
6 5 (16.13%) ArcSight
6 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
6 5 (16.13%) FireEye
6 5 (16.13%) GFI Software
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 5 (16.13%) LogRhythm
6 5 (16.13%) Rapid7
6 5 (16.13%) Sourcefire
6 5 (16.13%) Symantec
6 5 (16.13%) TippingPoint
7 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.68%) Brocade
8 3 (9.68%) Infoblox
8 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
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