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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 90 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 32 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.32% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 5.59% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 16
Median daily rate £338 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £342 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -19.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
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
519 608 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 23.65% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 274 218
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 +9 14 £423 +111.50% 5
Slough +8 9 £338 -
Newbury -5 2 - - 1
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (44.30%) Telecoms
2 32 (40.51%) Cisco
3 29 (36.71%) Firewall
4 25 (31.65%) Windows
5 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
6 19 (24.05%) 3G
6 19 (24.05%) 4G
7 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (22.78%) 2G
7 18 (22.78%) LAN
8 17 (21.52%) WAN
9 15 (18.99%) VPN
9 15 (18.99%) Nokia
9 15 (18.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (18.99%) Degree
10 14 (17.72%) Radio Access Network
10 14 (17.72%) Network Security
10 14 (17.72%) LTE
10 14 (17.72%) DNS
11 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
11 13 (16.46%) OSPF
11 13 (16.46%) BGP
11 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
11 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
12 11 (13.92%) Cisco Wireless
12 11 (13.92%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (13.92%) Internet
12 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
12 11 (13.92%) DHCP
12 11 (13.92%) VoIP

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 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) Firewall
2 19 (24.05%) 3G
2 19 (24.05%) 4G
3 18 (22.78%) 2G
3 18 (22.78%) LAN
4 17 (21.52%) WAN
5 15 (18.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (18.99%) VPN
6 14 (17.72%) DNS
6 14 (17.72%) LTE
6 14 (17.72%) Network Security
6 14 (17.72%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (16.46%) BGP
7 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
7 13 (16.46%) OSPF
8 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (13.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (13.92%) DHCP
8 11 (13.92%) Internet
8 11 (13.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.33%) MS Access
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) AppScan
General
1 35 (44.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.86%) Back Office
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Security Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Network Support
6 5 (6.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) RAN Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.80%) RSS
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.27%) CSS
2 1 (1.27%) MAPI
2 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) PKI
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.86%) Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Network Architecture
1 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
2 9 (11.39%) Identity Management
2 9 (11.39%) Security Management
3 6 (7.59%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (7.59%) ITIL
4 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.33%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (5.06%) Migration
5 4 (5.06%) Network Planning
6 3 (3.80%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) Change Control
6 3 (3.80%) Network Management
6 3 (3.80%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.80%) Service Management
7 2 (2.53%) Change Management
7 2 (2.53%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (2.53%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) C
2 2 (2.53%) C++
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) Korn
3 1 (1.27%) Perl
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.99%) Degree
3 10 (12.66%) CCNA
4 7 (8.86%) CCNP
5 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.33%) CCDA
6 5 (6.33%) HNC
7 3 (3.80%) CCIE
7 3 (3.80%) CISSP
7 3 (3.80%) MCITP
7 3 (3.80%) MCSE
7 3 (3.80%) MCTS
8 1 (1.27%) CCDP
8 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) HIPAA
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (11.39%) ISA Server
2 9 (11.39%) UAG
3 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) WSUS
2 5 (6.33%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (3.80%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.53%) OPNET
5 1 (1.27%) cPanel
5 1 (1.27%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Cisco
2 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.99%) Nokia
4 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.66%) Huawei
6 9 (11.39%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.13%) VMware
8 7 (8.86%) Citrix
8 7 (8.86%) Ericsson
9 6 (7.59%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (6.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (6.33%) BT
10 5 (6.33%) Cramer
10 5 (6.33%) F5
10 5 (6.33%) NetCracker
10 5 (6.33%) Nortel
10 5 (6.33%) Remedy
10 5 (6.33%) Siemens
10 5 (6.33%) Tellabs
10 5 (6.33%) ZTE