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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 82 101 114
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 44 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.14% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 4.29% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £161 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £455 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £44.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.62% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
635 652 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 26.66% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 204
Average daily rate £335 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
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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 +17 17 - - 7
Slough +9 6 £255 +34.21% 2
Bracknell +7 3 £225 -50.00% 1
Newbury - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (46.03%) Telecoms
2 18 (28.57%) Cisco
3 14 (22.22%) LAN
3 14 (22.22%) 3G
3 14 (22.22%) LTE
4 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (20.63%) QA
4 13 (20.63%) 2G
4 13 (20.63%) WAN
4 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) DNS
6 11 (17.46%) Degree
7 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
7 10 (15.87%) WLAN
7 10 (15.87%) CCNP
7 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
8 9 (14.29%) VPN
8 9 (14.29%) DHCP
8 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 8 (12.70%) Network Architecture
9 8 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (12.70%) Nortel
9 8 (12.70%) MPLS
9 8 (12.70%) Finance
9 8 (12.70%) IPsec
10 7 (11.11%) HP
10 7 (11.11%) Juniper
10 7 (11.11%) GPRS
10 7 (11.11%) Network Design

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) Lync
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) LAN
1 14 (22.22%) 3G
1 14 (22.22%) LTE
2 13 (20.63%) 2G
2 13 (20.63%) WAN
3 11 (17.46%) DNS
4 10 (15.87%) WLAN
5 9 (14.29%) VPN
5 9 (14.29%) DHCP
6 8 (12.70%) IPsec
6 8 (12.70%) MPLS
7 7 (11.11%) GPRS
8 6 (9.52%) 4G
9 5 (7.94%) GSM
9 5 (7.94%) 3GPP
9 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.94%) WCDMA
9 5 (7.94%) CDMA
9 5 (7.94%) Firewall
10 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (46.03%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
4 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) Developer
4 3 (4.76%) Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Quality Manager
4 3 (4.76%) QA Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Tester
5 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Consultant
5 2 (3.17%) Commercial Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Network Support
5 2 (3.17%) DSP Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) Lead Architect
5 2 (3.17%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) IP Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (1.59%) Firmware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (3.17%) DTV
2 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.17%) Physics
2 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Project Management
2 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.70%) Network Architecture
3 8 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.11%) Network Design
5 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Validation
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.76%) Information Security
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
2 3 (4.76%) Assembly Language
3 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) Degree
3 10 (15.87%) CCNP
4 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) CCNA
6 2 (3.17%) CCIP
6 2 (3.17%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCDA
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.59%) PMP
7 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 6 (9.52%) SLA
3 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (12.70%) Nortel
3 7 (11.11%) Juniper
3 7 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) Ericsson
4 4 (6.35%) Nokia
5 3 (4.76%) F5
5 3 (4.76%) Avaya
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Apple
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) BT
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.59%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.59%) Huawei
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