The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 116 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 31 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.73% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.04% 11.52% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 22
Average daily rate
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£338 £255 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £219 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £25.30 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
513 356 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.00% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 124 247
Average daily rate £350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 63
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 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
Cambridgeshire +3 12 £330 -1.49% 19
Essex -5 8 £338 +255.26% 2
Hertfordshire -28 6 £305 - 3
Suffolk +2 3 £375 +38.88%
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 39 (59.09%) Firewall
2 32 (48.48%) Cisco
3 29 (43.94%) Windows
4 18 (27.27%) WAN
5 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
6 16 (24.24%) HP
6 16 (24.24%) LAN
6 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 15 (22.73%) Linux
7 15 (22.73%) DHCP
8 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
9 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
10 12 (18.18%) ITIL
10 12 (18.18%) Broadband
11 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (15.15%) ZigBee
12 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (15.15%) Firmware
12 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
12 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.15%) Migration
12 10 (15.15%) VPN
12 10 (15.15%) Bluetooth

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (59.09%) Firewall
2 18 (27.27%) WAN
3 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (24.24%) LAN
5 15 (22.73%) DHCP
6 12 (18.18%) Broadband
7 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 10 (15.15%) ZigBee
8 10 (15.15%) VPN
8 10 (15.15%) Bluetooth
9 9 (13.64%) GSM
9 9 (13.64%) FTP
9 9 (13.64%) HTTP
9 9 (13.64%) NAS
10 8 (12.12%) 2G
10 8 (12.12%) Telnet
10 8 (12.12%) VoIP
11 7 (10.61%) DNS
11 7 (10.61%) 3G
12 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) MS Access
5 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Selenium
2 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (9.09%) Redmine
2 6 (9.09%) Trac
2 6 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.52%) MSI
4 1 (1.52%) GDB
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.64%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Network Support
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Support
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.52%) Dalvik
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Firmware
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.55%) PKI
2 3 (4.55%) STB
3 2 (3.03%) Handset
3 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.03%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.52%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.73%) Linux
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) AIX
7 3 (4.55%) Solaris
7 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.55%) Android
8 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Migration
3 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.12%) Change Control
4 6 (9.09%) Use Case
4 6 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
7 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Validation
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.52%) OOD
9 1 (1.52%) OO
9 1 (1.52%) CAD
9 1 (1.52%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) C
2 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.64%) Perl
3 9 (13.64%) PHP
3 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.64%) Ruby
4 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 4 (6.06%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) CCSA
3 3 (4.55%) CCSE
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCIE
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) MetaFrame
4 3 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.06%) ARCserve
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Cisco
2 16 (24.24%) HP
3 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.58%) CA
5 5 (7.58%) VMware
6 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.06%) Aruba
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) EMC
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.55%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.03%) Trend Micro
8 2 (3.03%) F5
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
8 2 (3.03%) Websense
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) Symantec
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