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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 118 81 111
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +30
Contract jobs citing Wireless 27 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 1.99% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 13.11% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £265 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 6
Average hourly rate £46.25 £40.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% -12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £14.80 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
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
533 366 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.27% 15.15% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 145 221
Average daily rate £345 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 59
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -39.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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
Essex -13 8 £338 -
Cambridgeshire -9 7 £350 +4.47% 12
Hertfordshire -25 7 £275 +3.77% 4
Bedfordshire -14 3 - - 3
Suffolk +7 2 £375 +33.92% 1
Norfolk - - - - 2
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 25 (41.67%) Cisco
3 20 (33.33%) Windows
4 16 (26.67%) WAN
5 15 (25.00%) Linux
6 14 (23.33%) DHCP
6 14 (23.33%) LAN
7 12 (20.00%) Broadband
7 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
8 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
8 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.33%) C
9 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 10 (16.67%) VPN
9 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 10 (16.67%) Bluetooth
9 10 (16.67%) GSM
9 10 (16.67%) Firmware
9 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 10 (16.67%) ZigBee
10 9 (15.00%) Selenium
10 9 (15.00%) Ruby
10 9 (15.00%) NAS
10 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (15.00%) FTP
10 9 (15.00%) HTTP
10 9 (15.00%) HP
10 9 (15.00%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 16 (26.67%) WAN
3 14 (23.33%) DHCP
3 14 (23.33%) LAN
4 12 (20.00%) Broadband
4 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (16.67%) VPN
6 10 (16.67%) Bluetooth
6 10 (16.67%) GSM
6 10 (16.67%) ZigBee
7 9 (15.00%) NAS
7 9 (15.00%) FTP
7 9 (15.00%) HTTP
8 8 (13.33%) 3G
8 8 (13.33%) Telnet
8 8 (13.33%) 2G
9 7 (11.67%) VoIP
10 6 (10.00%) DNS
11 5 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Selenium
2 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.33%) JUnit
2 5 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) Redmine
2 5 (8.33%) Trac
3 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.67%) MSI
4 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) GDB
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Support
6 3 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) Dalvik
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) STB
1 4 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.00%) PKI
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Handset
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.00%) AIX
6 3 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (8.33%) Use Case
4 5 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Change Control
5 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.33%) Validation
8 1 (1.67%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.67%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.67%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) C
1 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) Perl
3 9 (15.00%) PHP
3 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 8 (13.33%) Embedded C
5 5 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CCNP
3 3 (5.00%) CCSA
3 3 (5.00%) CCSE
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (16.67%) Firmware
2 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) XenApp
4 3 (5.00%) MetaFrame
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.67%) Snort
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Cisco
2 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.33%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) EMC
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (5.00%) Aruba
7 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.33%) Trend Micro
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) Splunk
8 2 (3.33%) Websense
8 2 (3.33%) CA
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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