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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 52 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 77 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.72% 0.70% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.74% 2.99% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £128 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +40.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £19.45 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.05 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £20.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+74.07% -35.71%
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
717 635 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.36% 23.34% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 232 209
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +14 18 £305 -32.16% 13
Newbury +8 17 £286 +154.44%
Slough -4 3 - - 2
Maidenhead +4 1 - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 67 (50.76%) Telecoms
2 53 (40.15%) 4G
3 52 (39.39%) LTE
4 43 (32.58%) 3G
5 42 (31.82%) GSM
6 38 (28.79%) Wi-Fi
7 36 (27.27%) UMTS
8 33 (25.00%) LAN
8 33 (25.00%) Cisco
9 32 (24.24%) 2G
10 26 (19.70%) Firewall
11 25 (18.94%) MPLS
11 25 (18.94%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (18.94%) GPRS
11 25 (18.94%) WLAN
11 25 (18.94%) WiMAX
12 23 (17.42%) Radio Access Network
13 22 (16.67%) C
13 22 (16.67%) Ericsson
14 20 (15.15%) OSPF
15 19 (14.39%) CheckPoint
15 19 (14.39%) SDH
15 19 (14.39%) VPN
15 19 (14.39%) CCNP
15 19 (14.39%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (14.39%) Degree
15 19 (14.39%) Network Security
15 19 (14.39%) IPsec
15 19 (14.39%) VoLTE
16 18 (13.64%) Huawei

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 53 (40.15%) 4G
2 52 (39.39%) LTE
3 43 (32.58%) 3G
4 42 (31.82%) GSM
5 38 (28.79%) Wi-Fi
6 36 (27.27%) UMTS
7 33 (25.00%) LAN
8 32 (24.24%) 2G
9 26 (19.70%) Firewall
10 25 (18.94%) WiMAX
10 25 (18.94%) MPLS
10 25 (18.94%) WLAN
10 25 (18.94%) GPRS
11 23 (17.42%) Radio Access Network
12 20 (15.15%) OSPF
13 19 (14.39%) IPsec
13 19 (14.39%) Network Security
13 19 (14.39%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (14.39%) SDH
13 19 (14.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 67 (50.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Billing
4 3 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.27%) Finance
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (9.09%) Network Engineer
1 12 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
1 12 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
2 11 (8.33%) Security Engineer
2 11 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 11 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.58%) Support Engineer
3 10 (7.58%) Design Engineer
4 8 (6.06%) Deployment Manager
4 8 (6.06%) Delivery Project Manager
4 8 (6.06%) Architect
5 7 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Build Manager
6 5 (3.79%) Deployment Project Manager
6 5 (3.79%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) IP Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (3.03%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (3.03%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) HTML
1 1 (0.76%) .NET
1 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.76%) CSS
1 1 (0.76%) Flash
1 1 (0.76%) Ajax
1 1 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) SecurID
2 3 (2.27%) PMI
3 2 (1.52%) Clustering
3 2 (1.52%) IVR
3 2 (1.52%) Economics
3 2 (1.52%) Statistics
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) Social Media
4 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Linux
2 3 (2.27%) UNIX
3 2 (1.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.52%) Solaris
3 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.64%) ITIL
2 17 (12.88%) Network Planning
3 14 (10.61%) Validation
4 12 (9.09%) eTOM
5 8 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (6.06%) UML
6 7 (5.30%) OOD
6 7 (5.30%) Project Management
6 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.30%) Demand Forecasting
7 6 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 6 (4.55%) OO
7 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.79%) Logistics
9 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.03%) Change Management
9 4 (3.03%) Business Transformation
9 4 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.67%) C
2 8 (6.06%) C++
3 6 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 5 (3.79%) Embedded C++
5 3 (2.27%) Perl
5 3 (2.27%) SQL
5 3 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.39%) CCNP
2 19 (14.39%) Degree
3 11 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) CISSP
4 6 (4.55%) ISEB
5 5 (3.79%) CCIE
5 5 (3.79%) CCNA
6 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.52%) CCSA
7 2 (1.52%) CCSE
7 2 (1.52%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.52%) CCDA
7 2 (1.52%) CCDP
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) SLA
1 11 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.52%) Netcool
3 2 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) Cisco
2 22 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 19 (14.39%) CheckPoint
4 18 (13.64%) Huawei
5 17 (12.88%) Fortinet
6 16 (12.12%) F5
6 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.09%) CA
8 11 (8.33%) AlgoSec
8 11 (8.33%) Tufin
9 10 (7.58%) HP
10 9 (6.82%) Juniper
11 7 (5.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (3.03%) Nokia
13 3 (2.27%) Motorola
13 3 (2.27%) Actix
13 3 (2.27%) Ruckus Wireless
14 2 (1.52%) Aruba
14 2 (1.52%) Cramer
14 2 (1.52%) VMware
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £32 - £37 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £42 - £45 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £44 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago