The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 67 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 3.66% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£400 - £188
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £37.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £37.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £29.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.79% +38.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 82 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.90% 11.95% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 54
Average daily rate £389 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.09% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £164 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -61.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Bristol region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Bristol region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Apple
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) LTE
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
2 2 (15.38%) FWSM
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
3 1 (7.69%) 802.11
3 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.69%) GPRS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Network Management
1 2 (15.38%) Change Control
1 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CWNA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Apple
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) IronPort
5 2 (15.38%) Meru Networks