The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 72 67 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +43
Contract jobs citing Wireless 51 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.01% 2.34% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.11% 8.71% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 10
Average daily rate £340 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £35.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% -4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Wireless
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
560 712 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 26.90% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 319 231
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.20 £180.00
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 Berkshire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Berkshire 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
Reading -4 22 £308 -28.69% 9
Slough +13 12 £350 +7.69% 2
Newbury +7 8 £313 +10.61% 1
Bracknell -4 2 £214 -52.50% 1
Windsor +1 1 £365 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 46 (56.79%) Cisco
2 40 (49.38%) Firewall
3 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (34.57%) CCNP
4 28 (34.57%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (32.10%) Cisco Wireless
6 21 (25.93%) LAN
7 20 (24.69%) Windows
8 19 (23.46%) WAN
9 18 (22.22%) Juniper
10 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
10 17 (20.99%) Windows Server
11 15 (18.52%) SLA
12 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
12 14 (17.28%) DNS
12 14 (17.28%) ITIL
13 13 (16.05%) CCNA
13 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (14.81%) Internet
14 12 (14.81%) BGP
14 12 (14.81%) Huawei
15 11 (13.58%) WSUS
15 11 (13.58%) 3G
15 11 (13.58%) OSPF
15 11 (13.58%) VPN
15 11 (13.58%) MS Office
15 11 (13.58%) Cisco UCCX
16 10 (12.35%) EIGRP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.47%) Lync
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) Node.js
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) IaaS
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (49.38%) Firewall
2 28 (34.57%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (32.10%) Cisco Wireless
4 21 (25.93%) LAN
5 19 (23.46%) WAN
6 14 (17.28%) DNS
6 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (14.81%) BGP
8 12 (14.81%) Internet
9 11 (13.58%) 3G
9 11 (13.58%) OSPF
9 11 (13.58%) VPN
10 10 (12.35%) EIGRP
11 8 (9.88%) DHCP
11 8 (9.88%) VLAN
11 8 (9.88%) WLAN
12 7 (8.64%) IPsec
13 6 (7.41%) Broadband
13 6 (7.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Billing
4 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 2 (2.47%) Local Government
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Network Engineer
2 21 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Cisco Support
6 9 (11.11%) Network Support
7 8 (9.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Field Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) LAN Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) WAN Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.23%) WAP
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) PKI
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) BBC
5 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.23%) iDTV
5 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) STB
5 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Unix
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (12.35%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (9.88%) Network Architecture
5 7 (8.64%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 6 (7.41%) Security Management
7 5 (6.17%) High Availability
7 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 3 (3.70%) Demand Management
9 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.70%) Quote-to-Cash
9 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (2.47%) Network Design
10 2 (2.47%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) C
1 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.47%) C++
2 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
2 2 (2.47%) Python
3 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.57%) CCNP
3 13 (16.05%) CCNA
4 10 (12.35%) CCVP
5 6 (7.41%) CCIE
6 3 (3.70%) CCSA
6 3 (3.70%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.23%) APMP
8 1 (1.23%) CCDA
8 1 (1.23%) CCIP
8 1 (1.23%) CCSP
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.23%) PMP
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) ISA Server
2 6 (7.41%) UAG
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (13.58%) WSUS
2 10 (12.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (6.17%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.47%) OPNET
5 1 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Cisco
2 18 (22.22%) Juniper
3 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.81%) Huawei
5 8 (9.88%) Ericsson
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.64%) F5
6 7 (8.64%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (7.41%) Aruba
7 6 (7.41%) BT
7 6 (7.41%) Nokia
8 5 (6.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (6.17%) Avaya
8 5 (6.17%) Brocade
8 5 (6.17%) NetCracker
8 5 (6.17%) NetScout
8 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.17%) Siemens
8 5 (6.17%) ZTE
Slough
aap3
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago