The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 115 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 3.27% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Average daily rate £330 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £173 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -1.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireless
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 7 £400 - 3
Newbury -3 2 £113 -65.38% 2
Maidenhead -7 2 - -
Slough - 2 £233 - 4
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (35.71%) Cisco
3 12 (28.57%) Migration
4 10 (23.81%) Windows
5 9 (21.43%) MS Office
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 7 (16.67%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) Office 365
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 6 (14.29%) 4G
7 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (14.29%) UNIX
7 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) JBoss
7 6 (14.29%) Apache
7 6 (14.29%) Java
7 6 (14.29%) SLA
7 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 6 (14.29%) Billing
8 5 (11.90%) 3G
8 5 (11.90%) Dell
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.90%) C
8 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
8 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.90%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) LTE

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) LAN
1 7 (16.67%) WAN
2 6 (14.29%) 4G
3 5 (11.90%) 3G
3 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (9.52%) LTE
4 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) 2G
5 3 (7.14%) ATM
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
5 3 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) UMTS
6 2 (4.76%) Broadband
7 1 (2.38%) WiMAX
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
General
1 21 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
2 4 (9.52%) Support Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Customer Support Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) IP Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 6 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Project Management
2 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) eTOM
3 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Network Design
3 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
3 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.38%) Logistics
4 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.38%) MVC
4 1 (2.38%) Validation
4 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) C
2 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CCDA
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Netcool
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) JBoss
4 6 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
6 3 (7.14%) Nortel
6 3 (7.14%) Nokia
7 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.76%) Aruba
7 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.38%) NetHawk
8 1 (2.38%) MetaSolv
8 1 (2.38%) Cramer
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) Infovista
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £304 to £304 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £145 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 21 days ago