The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 88 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 26 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.40% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 6.30% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Median daily rate £375 £305 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £51.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -32.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £28.00 £45.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £36.20 £57.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
485 571 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 22.17% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 276 242
Median daily rate £365 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +17 12 £428 +31.61% 5
Slough +7 6 £281 -10.00%
Newbury -3 3 - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 30 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 27 (41.54%) Cisco
3 19 (29.23%) 3G
3 19 (29.23%) 4G
4 18 (27.69%) 2G
5 16 (24.62%) Firewall
6 15 (23.08%) Nokia
6 15 (23.08%) LAN
6 15 (23.08%) Windows
7 14 (21.54%) WAN
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.54%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (21.54%) LTE
8 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (16.92%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (15.38%) VPN
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (13.85%) Huawei
12 9 (13.85%) Fortinet
12 9 (13.85%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (13.85%) OSPF
12 9 (13.85%) EIGRP
12 9 (13.85%) BGP
12 9 (13.85%) VoIP
13 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
13 8 (12.31%) Degree
13 8 (12.31%) Node B
13 8 (12.31%) Windows Server

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) 3G
1 19 (29.23%) 4G
2 18 (27.69%) 2G
3 16 (24.62%) Firewall
4 15 (23.08%) LAN
5 14 (21.54%) LTE
5 14 (21.54%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (21.54%) WAN
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.38%) VPN
9 9 (13.85%) BGP
9 9 (13.85%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (13.85%) EIGRP
9 9 (13.85%) OSPF
9 9 (13.85%) VoIP
10 8 (12.31%) Node B
11 7 (10.77%) Network Security
11 7 (10.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.69%) MS Access
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) AppScan
General
1 30 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Back Office
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Wireless Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Network Support
6 5 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Deployment Manager
7 4 (6.15%) RAN Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) IT Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.54%) CSS
1 1 (1.54%) MAPI
1 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) PKI
3 2 (3.08%) CCTV
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
2 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 4 (6.15%) Migration
4 3 (4.62%) Change Control
4 3 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (4.62%) Identity Management
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL
4 3 (4.62%) Network Management
4 3 (4.62%) Security Management
5 2 (3.08%) Business Development
5 2 (3.08%) Change Management
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (3.08%) Network Design
6 1 (1.54%) Data Management
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.54%) Product Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Project Management
6 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C
2 3 (4.62%) C++
3 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) Korn
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) CCNA
4 5 (7.69%) HNC
5 4 (6.15%) CCNP
6 3 (4.62%) CCDA
7 2 (3.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
3 3 (4.62%) UAG
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (6.15%) WSUS
3 2 (3.08%) OPNET
4 1 (1.54%) cPanel
4 1 (1.54%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.54%) Nessus
4 1 (1.54%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Cisco
2 15 (23.08%) Nokia
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (13.85%) Fortinet
5 9 (13.85%) Huawei
6 7 (10.77%) Citrix
6 7 (10.77%) Ericsson
7 6 (9.23%) Nokia Networks
7 6 (9.23%) VMware
8 5 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (7.69%) BT
8 5 (7.69%) Cramer
8 5 (7.69%) NetCracker
8 5 (7.69%) Nortel
8 5 (7.69%) Remedy
8 5 (7.69%) Siemens
8 5 (7.69%) Tellabs
8 5 (7.69%) Virgin Media
8 5 (7.69%) ZTE