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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank - 44 26
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.58% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.33% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+82.05% -39.06%
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South Wales

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
15 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.60% 11.84% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 14
Average daily rate £275 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Lync
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint