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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 88 57 99
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +42
Contract jobs citing Wireless 39 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 2.41% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 9.46% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 10
Median daily rate £338 £275 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £126 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £324 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +44.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +61.36%
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
567 645 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 25.50% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 275 207
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -7 21 £408 +41.73% 1
Slough +6 5 £338 - 1
Newbury +3 3 - - 2
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 42 (50.00%) Firewall
2 36 (42.86%) Cisco
3 31 (36.90%) Telecoms
4 27 (32.14%) Windows
5 23 (27.38%) LAN
6 22 (26.19%) WAN
7 20 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (21.43%) Internet
8 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 18 (21.43%) VPN
9 17 (20.24%) DNS
9 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
10 16 (19.05%) 3G
10 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 15 (17.86%) EIGRP
11 15 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (16.67%) OSPF
12 14 (16.67%) BGP
12 14 (16.67%) WLAN
13 13 (15.48%) CCNA
13 13 (15.48%) IPsec
13 13 (15.48%) Network Architecture
13 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (14.29%) Network Security
14 12 (14.29%) DHCP
14 12 (14.29%) Nokia
15 11 (13.10%) Degree
15 11 (13.10%) WSUS
15 11 (13.10%) 4G

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 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (50.00%) Firewall
2 23 (27.38%) LAN
3 22 (26.19%) WAN
4 18 (21.43%) Internet
4 18 (21.43%) VPN
5 17 (20.24%) DNS
5 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (19.05%) 3G
7 15 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (17.86%) EIGRP
8 14 (16.67%) BGP
8 14 (16.67%) OSPF
8 14 (16.67%) WLAN
9 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (15.48%) IPsec
10 12 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (14.29%) DHCP
10 12 (14.29%) Network Security
11 11 (13.10%) 4G
12 10 (11.90%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) MS Access
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) AppScan
1 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (36.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Billing
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.71%) Consultant
3 8 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 7 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.57%) RSS
3 1 (1.19%) MAPI
3 1 (1.19%) WCF
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) PKI
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) CCTV
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) DTV
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.19%) STB
6 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.52%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.57%) Unix
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.19%) CentOS
9 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Network Architecture
2 10 (11.90%) Identity Management
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Security Management
3 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (5.95%) High Availability
5 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
6 4 (4.76%) Change Management
6 4 (4.76%) Network Management
6 4 (4.76%) Network Planning
7 3 (3.57%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) Demand Management
7 3 (3.57%) Network Design
7 3 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (3.57%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.57%) Quote-to-Cash
7 3 (3.57%) Service Management
7 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.38%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) C
2 3 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (2.38%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.19%) Korn
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.48%) CCNA
3 11 (13.10%) Degree
4 9 (10.71%) CCNP
5 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.76%) CCDA
7 3 (3.57%) CISSP
7 3 (3.57%) MCITP
7 3 (3.57%) MCSE
7 3 (3.57%) MCTS
8 2 (2.38%) CCIE
9 1 (1.19%) CCDP
9 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.19%) HNC
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.19%) MISRA
4 1 (1.19%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) ISA Server
1 10 (11.90%) UAG
2 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) WSUS
2 3 (3.57%) OPNET
2 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.19%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.19%) cPanel
3 1 (1.19%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.19%) Nessus
3 1 (1.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Cisco
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) Nokia
4 10 (11.90%) Huawei
5 9 (10.71%) Aruba
5 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.52%) Ericsson
6 8 (9.52%) F5
7 7 (8.33%) HP
7 7 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
7 7 (8.33%) VMware
8 6 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 6 (7.14%) Arqiva
8 6 (7.14%) Brocade
8 6 (7.14%) BT
8 6 (7.14%) Juniper
8 6 (7.14%) NetCracker
8 6 (7.14%) Siemens
8 6 (7.14%) Virgin Media
8 6 (7.14%) ZTE
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