The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 26 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.29% 1.48% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 8.57% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.45 £13.43 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.22% 17.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 26
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Basingstoke region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WLAN
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) RFID
3 3 (23.08%) Nokia
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) RFID
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) TACACS
5 1 (7.69%) LTE
5 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
5 1 (7.69%) ATM
5 1 (7.69%) GSM
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) OSS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Nokia
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) NetScout
2 2 (15.38%) Imperva
3 1 (7.69%) MobileIron