The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.70% 0.62% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 4.88% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £225 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.63 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-14.56% +50.00%

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
28 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.79% 12.69% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 28
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% +65.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Luton +11 2 - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) H.323
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds