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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 62 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 4.92% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£348 £225 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.44% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £205 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -2.67%
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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
97 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.43% 9.82% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 40
Average daily rate £388 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £149 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.67% -4.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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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 27 August 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) LTE
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
4 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) 802.11
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) FWSM
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (11.11%) GPRS
3 1 (11.11%) GSM
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CWNA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) IronPort
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint