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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 64 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 73 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 0.82% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 3.38% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 4
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£290 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
778 681 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.05% 24.14% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 254 178
Average daily rate £324 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 30
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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
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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
Newbury +8 19 £290 -13.43% 4
Reading +6 11 £363 +13.72% 5
Slough -5 7 £124 -47.89% 10
Bracknell - 3 £450 -
Windsor - 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 49 (48.04%) Telecoms
2 37 (36.27%) LTE
3 36 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
4 34 (33.33%) 4G
5 32 (31.37%) GSM
5 32 (31.37%) UMTS
6 31 (30.39%) LAN
7 30 (29.41%) 3G
8 29 (28.43%) Cisco
9 27 (26.47%) WiMAX
10 24 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
10 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (23.53%) MPLS
11 22 (21.57%) Firewall
11 22 (21.57%) C
11 22 (21.57%) Degree
12 21 (20.59%) WLAN
12 21 (20.59%) OSPF
12 21 (20.59%) Ericsson
13 20 (19.61%) VPN
13 20 (19.61%) ITIL
14 18 (17.65%) WAN
14 18 (17.65%) GPRS
14 18 (17.65%) CCNP
15 17 (16.67%) DSL
15 17 (16.67%) 2G
15 17 (16.67%) IPsec
15 17 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (16.67%) Network Security
16 16 (15.69%) HSPA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.27%) LTE
2 36 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
3 34 (33.33%) 4G
4 32 (31.37%) GSM
4 32 (31.37%) UMTS
5 31 (30.39%) LAN
6 30 (29.41%) 3G
7 27 (26.47%) WiMAX
8 24 (23.53%) MPLS
8 24 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (21.57%) Firewall
10 21 (20.59%) OSPF
10 21 (20.59%) WLAN
11 20 (19.61%) VPN
12 18 (17.65%) GPRS
12 18 (17.65%) WAN
13 17 (16.67%) DSL
13 17 (16.67%) IPsec
13 17 (16.67%) 2G
13 17 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
General
1 49 (48.04%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.96%) Billing
4 2 (1.96%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (10.78%) Network Engineer
1 11 (10.78%) Design Engineer
1 11 (10.78%) Security Engineer
2 10 (9.80%) Support Engineer
3 8 (7.84%) Architect
4 7 (6.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Security Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Network Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) IP Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (2.94%) Network Architect
8 3 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) HTML
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.98%) Ajax
1 1 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) SecurID
2 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.96%) Statistics
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) IVR
4 1 (0.98%) PMI
4 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.96%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Network Planning
3 12 (11.76%) eTOM
3 12 (11.76%) Validation
4 9 (8.82%) Project Management
5 8 (7.84%) UML
6 7 (6.86%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (6.86%) Demand Forecasting
7 6 (5.88%) OO
7 6 (5.88%) OOD
7 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.90%) Logistics
9 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.92%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.92%) Network Management
9 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.92%) Business Transformation
10 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.94%) Change Management
10 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) C
2 9 (8.82%) C++
3 7 (6.86%) Embedded C
3 7 (6.86%) Embedded C++
4 4 (3.92%) Perl
4 4 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.57%) Degree
3 18 (17.65%) CCNP
4 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.78%) CISSP
6 7 (6.86%) VCP4
7 5 (4.90%) CCNA
8 4 (3.92%) CCIE
9 2 (1.96%) ISEB
9 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.98%) CCIP
10 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) SLA
2 11 (10.78%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.96%) Netcool
2 2 (1.96%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Cisco
2 21 (20.59%) Ericsson
3 16 (15.69%) Huawei
3 16 (15.69%) Fortinet
3 16 (15.69%) CheckPoint
3 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.69%) F5
4 12 (11.76%) CA
5 11 (10.78%) AlgoSec
5 11 (10.78%) Tufin
6 8 (7.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (4.90%) Nokia
8 3 (2.94%) Actix
8 3 (2.94%) Juniper
8 3 (2.94%) HP
9 2 (1.96%) Nortel
9 2 (1.96%) Citrix
9 2 (1.96%) Cramer
9 2 (1.96%) Aruba
9 2 (1.96%) NetHawk
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