The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 67 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 29 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.85% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 7.35% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
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£388 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £326 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 204 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.07% 12.47% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 103 93
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Nottinghamshire +16 14 £445 +48.33%
Northamptonshire +7 5 £388 - 1
Leicestershire +6 5 £350 +250.00% 1
Derbyshire +4 2 £223 -19.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (43.75%) CCNA
4 19 (39.58%) CCNP
5 18 (37.50%) ITIL
6 17 (35.42%) Migration
7 16 (33.33%) Firewall
8 15 (31.25%) HP
8 15 (31.25%) Change Control
9 13 (27.08%) VMware
9 13 (27.08%) LAN
9 13 (27.08%) Windows
9 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
10 12 (25.00%) SAN
10 12 (25.00%) Nortel
10 12 (25.00%) CCIE
10 12 (25.00%) Blue Coat
10 12 (25.00%) ProxySG
10 12 (25.00%) Nortel Contivity
10 12 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (25.00%) NAS
10 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (22.92%) Degree
11 11 (22.92%) WAN
12 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
13 9 (18.75%) MS Office
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.58%) Network Management
16 6 (12.50%) XenApp

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Site Server
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) AutoCAD
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (27.08%) LAN
3 12 (25.00%) SAN
3 12 (25.00%) Nortel Contivity
3 12 (25.00%) NAS
3 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (22.92%) WAN
5 4 (8.33%) WLAN
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless Security
8 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.08%) PABX
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (6.25%) Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Security Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (2.08%) IT Support
5 1 (2.08%) PC Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.08%) PC Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 6 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Informatics
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 17 (35.42%) Migration
3 15 (31.25%) Change Control
4 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.58%) Network Management
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Budget Control
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (43.75%) CCNA
3 19 (39.58%) CCNP
4 12 (25.00%) CCIE
5 11 (22.92%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) CISM
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) ProxySG
1 12 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (12.50%) XenApp
2 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) HP
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
4 12 (25.00%) Nortel
4 12 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Lotus
7 2 (4.17%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.17%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.08%) AirMagnet
8 1 (2.08%) NetScout
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Remedy