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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 84 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.55% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 4.85% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate £250 £410 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +74.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £286 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £410 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+37.86% +14.44%
Wireless
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
204 165 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.85% 11.38% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 84 69
Average daily rate £300 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.78 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire +12 3 £288 -17.85%
Lincolnshire -3 3 £188 -54.26% 3
Derbyshire -5 3 £400 -2.43%
Leicestershire -6 3 £250 -30.79% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £180 -56.09%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.00%) Internet
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.00%) Exinda
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (12.00%) Meraki
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.00%) ADSL
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CWNA
5 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Exinda
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Meraki
3 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (8.00%) Aruba
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) AirMagnet
5 1 (4.00%) Altiris
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL