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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 89 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 35 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 0.58% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 2.22% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
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£320 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £197 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 - £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.10 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +27 16 £325 -35.00% 5
Slough -4 4 £234 +20.00% 7
Bracknell +3 3 £215 -14.00% 1
Newbury - 2 £320 - 4
Wokingham - - - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (44.78%) Telecoms
2 17 (25.37%) Project Management
2 17 (25.37%) LAN
3 16 (23.88%) LTE
4 15 (22.39%) Degree
4 15 (22.39%) QA
4 15 (22.39%) Cisco
4 15 (22.39%) 3G
5 14 (20.90%) 2G
5 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (20.90%) WAN
5 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) DNS
7 11 (16.42%) DHCP
7 11 (16.42%) CCNP
7 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
7 11 (16.42%) WLAN
7 11 (16.42%) Load Balancing
7 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
8 10 (14.93%) VPN
9 9 (13.43%) MPLS
9 9 (13.43%) IPsec
9 9 (13.43%) Network Architecture
9 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (11.94%) Network Design
10 8 (11.94%) Finance
10 8 (11.94%) Nortel
11 7 (10.45%) GPRS
11 7 (10.45%) Juniper
12 6 (8.96%) Quality Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) LAN
2 16 (23.88%) LTE
3 15 (22.39%) 3G
4 14 (20.90%) 2G
4 14 (20.90%) WAN
5 12 (17.91%) DNS
6 11 (16.42%) DHCP
6 11 (16.42%) WLAN
7 10 (14.93%) VPN
8 9 (13.43%) MPLS
8 9 (13.43%) IPsec
9 7 (10.45%) GPRS
10 6 (8.96%) GSM
11 5 (7.46%) 4G
11 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.46%) CDMA
11 5 (7.46%) WCDMA
11 5 (7.46%) 3GPP
11 5 (7.46%) Firewall
12 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 30 (44.78%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (8.96%) Quality Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Architect
4 4 (5.97%) Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (4.48%) QA Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Design Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) IP Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Network Support
6 2 (2.99%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Firmware
3 2 (2.99%) DTV
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Project Management
2 11 (16.42%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.43%) Network Architecture
3 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.94%) Network Design
5 6 (8.96%) Quality Management
5 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.97%) Validation
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.48%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.99%) Service Management
9 2 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Migration
9 2 (2.99%) Information Security
9 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.99%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C
2 3 (4.48%) Assembly Language
3 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.99%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) C++
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) CCNP
3 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) CCIP
5 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) DCSE
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Dell Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCDA
6 1 (1.49%) CCDP
6 1 (1.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
3 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Cisco
2 8 (11.94%) Nortel
3 7 (10.45%) Juniper
4 6 (8.96%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Ericsson
5 5 (7.46%) Nokia
6 3 (4.48%) F5
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 2 (2.99%) Avaya
7 2 (2.99%) Huawei
8 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.49%) NetHawk
8 1 (1.49%) Agilent
8 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.49%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.49%) Siemens
8 1 (1.49%) Lotus
8 1 (1.49%) Apple
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix
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