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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 84 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 35 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.64% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 6.37% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
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£300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £44.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +229.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £44.50 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Reading -8 9 £200 - 8
Slough +3 7 - - 4
Newbury - 2 £310 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (48.18%) LTE
2 52 (47.27%) Telecoms
3 46 (41.82%) 4G
4 40 (36.36%) 3G
5 39 (35.45%) GSM
6 37 (33.64%) UMTS
7 35 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (23.64%) 2G
9 25 (22.73%) WiMAX
10 24 (21.82%) GPRS
11 22 (20.00%) C
12 21 (19.09%) MPLS
13 20 (18.18%) Linux
14 17 (15.45%) SDH
14 17 (15.45%) Cisco
14 17 (15.45%) DSL
15 16 (14.55%) HSPA
15 16 (14.55%) VoLTE
16 15 (13.64%) Network Planning
16 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (13.64%) Ericsson
16 15 (13.64%) Firewall
17 14 (12.73%) CDMA2000
17 14 (12.73%) GPON
18 13 (11.82%) Radio Access Network
19 12 (10.91%) Juniper
19 12 (10.91%) LAN
20 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
20 11 (10.00%) IPv4
20 11 (10.00%) IPv6

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 53 (48.18%) LTE
2 46 (41.82%) 4G
3 40 (36.36%) 3G
4 39 (35.45%) GSM
5 37 (33.64%) UMTS
6 35 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (23.64%) 2G
8 25 (22.73%) WiMAX
9 24 (21.82%) GPRS
10 21 (19.09%) MPLS
11 17 (15.45%) SDH
11 17 (15.45%) DSL
12 16 (14.55%) VoLTE
12 16 (14.55%) HSPA
13 15 (13.64%) Firewall
14 14 (12.73%) GPON
14 14 (12.73%) CDMA2000
15 13 (11.82%) Radio Access Network
16 12 (10.91%) LAN
17 11 (10.00%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.91%) LabVIEW
General
1 52 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Billing
4 3 (2.73%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (12.73%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (11.82%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Wireless Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
5 10 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Delivery Project Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Build Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Deployment Project Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.73%) Radio Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Network Support
11 2 (1.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (1.82%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.91%) CSS
2 1 (0.91%) Flash
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
1 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.73%) PMI
2 3 (2.73%) Clustering
2 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.82%) Economics
3 2 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (0.91%) Social Media
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.91%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Android
4 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.91%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) Network Planning
2 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 10 (9.09%) OOD
3 9 (8.18%) OO
4 8 (7.27%) UML
5 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.45%) Software Testing
6 6 (5.45%) Project Management
7 5 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.64%) Logistics
8 4 (3.64%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.64%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.73%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.73%) Network Design
9 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) C
2 11 (10.00%) C++
3 7 (6.36%) Embedded C
4 6 (5.45%) Embedded C++
5 4 (3.64%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) SQL
7 2 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.09%) Degree
3 9 (8.18%) CCIE
3 9 (8.18%) CCNP
4 6 (5.45%) CCNA
4 6 (5.45%) ISEB
5 4 (3.64%) CCDP
6 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.82%) CCSA
7 2 (1.82%) CCSE
7 2 (1.82%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) CCDA
7 2 (1.82%) CCIP
8 1 (0.91%) CCSP
8 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.73%) Firmware
3 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Cisco
2 15 (13.64%) Ericsson
3 12 (10.91%) Juniper
4 10 (9.09%) Huawei
5 8 (7.27%) HP
6 7 (6.36%) VMware
7 5 (4.55%) F5
7 5 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (3.64%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.64%) Citrix
8 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.73%) Motorola
9 3 (2.73%) Actix
9 3 (2.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.82%) Meraki
10 2 (1.82%) Nokia
11 1 (0.91%) Siemens
11 1 (0.91%) Brocade
11 1 (0.91%) Fortinet
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