The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Devon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 36 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.52% 1.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.69% 18.42% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 3
Average daily rate £250 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Wireless
South West

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paignton - 1 - -
Plymouth - - - -
Wireless
South West

Wireless
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
1 3 (42.86%) SolidWorks
1 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) NGN
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
3 1 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) NGN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Buyer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) SolidWorks
1 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
1 3 (42.86%) F5