The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 33 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.89% 1.05% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £113 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Wireless
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.43% 10.50% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 15
Average daily rate £418 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £17.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £313 -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XSD
1 3 (50.00%) SMS
1 3 (50.00%) WSDL
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
1 3 (50.00%) Telematics
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) HP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) WSDL
1 3 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) HP NNM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft