The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 43 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.99% - 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.57% 14.13% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 22
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £313 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Wireless
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) CCIP
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) BT