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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank - 33 29
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.08% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.79% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-24.54% -1.78%
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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
32 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.29% 13.15% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 16
Average daily rate £375 £253 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -29.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft