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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 64 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 61 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.40% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.21% 4.38% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 8
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£275 £341 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +51.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £124 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% +74.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -34.28%
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
662 571 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 22.56% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 193 179
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £30.00 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +15 19 £288 -36.11% 8
Newbury +5 8 £275 +144.44% 1
Slough 0 3 - - 10
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 63 (50.40%) Telecoms
2 50 (40.00%) LTE
2 50 (40.00%) 4G
3 42 (33.60%) 3G
3 42 (33.60%) GSM
4 36 (28.80%) UMTS
4 36 (28.80%) Wi-Fi
5 32 (25.60%) Cisco
6 30 (24.00%) 2G
7 28 (22.40%) MPLS
8 27 (21.60%) LAN
9 25 (20.00%) GPRS
9 25 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (20.00%) Firewall
9 25 (20.00%) WiMAX
10 22 (17.60%) C
11 21 (16.80%) Radio Access Network
12 20 (16.00%) CCNP
12 20 (16.00%) WLAN
12 20 (16.00%) Ericsson
12 20 (16.00%) OSPF
13 19 (15.20%) DSL
13 19 (15.20%) SDH
13 19 (15.20%) VoLTE
14 18 (14.40%) CheckPoint
14 18 (14.40%) Network Planning
14 18 (14.40%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (14.40%) Degree
14 18 (14.40%) Network Security
15 17 (13.60%) HSPA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 50 (40.00%) LTE
1 50 (40.00%) 4G
2 42 (33.60%) 3G
2 42 (33.60%) GSM
3 36 (28.80%) UMTS
3 36 (28.80%) Wi-Fi
4 30 (24.00%) 2G
5 28 (22.40%) MPLS
6 27 (21.60%) LAN
7 25 (20.00%) GPRS
7 25 (20.00%) Firewall
7 25 (20.00%) WiMAX
8 21 (16.80%) Radio Access Network
9 20 (16.00%) WLAN
9 20 (16.00%) OSPF
10 19 (15.20%) DSL
10 19 (15.20%) SDH
10 19 (15.20%) VoLTE
11 18 (14.40%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (14.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.80%) LabVIEW
General
1 63 (50.40%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Billing
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (10.40%) Network Engineer
1 13 (10.40%) Wireless Engineer
1 13 (10.40%) Delivery Manager
2 12 (9.60%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.80%) Test Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Delivery Project Manager
5 8 (6.40%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Deployment Manager
5 8 (6.40%) Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Build Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Network Specialist
8 5 (4.00%) RAN Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Deployment Project Manager
9 4 (3.20%) IP Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Network Design Specialist
9 4 (3.20%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (3.20%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) Flash
1 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.80%) CSS
1 1 (0.80%) .NET
1 1 (0.80%) HTML
1 1 (0.80%) Ajax
1 1 (0.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) SecurID
2 3 (2.40%) PMI
2 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.60%) Statistics
3 2 (1.60%) Economics
3 2 (1.60%) Clustering
3 2 (1.60%) IVR
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
4 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) UNIX
3 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) Network Planning
2 14 (11.20%) ITIL
3 12 (9.60%) Validation
4 10 (8.00%) eTOM
5 8 (6.40%) UML
6 7 (5.60%) OOD
6 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.60%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.80%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.80%) Software Testing
7 6 (4.80%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (4.80%) Project Management
7 6 (4.80%) OO
7 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.00%) Demand Forecasting
9 4 (3.20%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.20%) Logistics
10 3 (2.40%) CRM
10 3 (2.40%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.60%) C
2 8 (6.40%) C++
3 6 (4.80%) Embedded C
4 5 (4.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (2.40%) Python
5 3 (2.40%) Perl
6 2 (1.60%) SQL
7 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (16.00%) CCNP
3 18 (14.40%) Degree
4 9 (7.20%) CISSP
4 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.60%) CCIE
6 6 (4.80%) ISEB
7 5 (4.00%) CCNA
8 3 (2.40%) CCDP
8 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.60%) CCSE
9 2 (1.60%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.60%) CCSA
9 2 (1.60%) CCDA
10 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.60%) SLA
3 4 (3.20%) QA
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.80%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.00%) TrustSec
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (25.60%) Cisco
2 20 (16.00%) Ericsson
3 18 (14.40%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.80%) Huawei
5 15 (12.00%) F5
5 15 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
7 11 (8.80%) Juniper
8 10 (8.00%) CA
8 10 (8.00%) HP
9 9 (7.20%) Tufin
9 9 (7.20%) AlgoSec
10 6 (4.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (3.20%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (2.40%) Citrix
12 3 (2.40%) Motorola
12 3 (2.40%) VMware
12 3 (2.40%) Actix
13 2 (1.60%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (1.60%) Aruba
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