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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 72 111 57
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -54
Contract jobs citing Wireless 62 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 1.07% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.38% 7.49% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 20
Average daily rate
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£257 £250 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £165 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £323 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% -37.14%
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
545 427 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.36% 14.26% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 208 144
Average daily rate £314 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 35 77
Average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +16 27 £288 +23.65% 15
Essex +10 16 £269 +62.72% 3
Suffolk +14 7 £250 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 7 £225 -25.00% 9
Bedfordshire - 4 £406 - 3
Norfolk +3 3 £250 -27.00%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 56 (54.37%) Cisco
2 38 (36.89%) Firewall
3 27 (26.21%) Windows
4 25 (24.27%) HP
5 24 (23.30%) VMware
6 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
6 23 (22.33%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (21.36%) MS Exchange
8 20 (19.42%) CCNP
8 20 (19.42%) LAN
8 20 (19.42%) WAN
9 18 (17.48%) IP Telephony
10 17 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (15.53%) C
12 15 (14.56%) Embedded C
12 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
13 14 (13.59%) F5
13 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.59%) VoIP
13 14 (13.59%) CheckPoint
13 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
14 13 (12.62%) NetApp
14 13 (12.62%) Internet
14 13 (12.62%) DHCP
14 13 (12.62%) DNS
14 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
15 11 (10.68%) Cisco IPT
15 11 (10.68%) Degree
15 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 22 (21.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.94%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Office
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.89%) Firewall
2 20 (19.42%) LAN
2 20 (19.42%) WAN
3 18 (17.48%) IP Telephony
4 17 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (13.59%) VoIP
6 13 (12.62%) Internet
6 13 (12.62%) DHCP
6 13 (12.62%) DNS
7 11 (10.68%) Cisco IPT
7 11 (10.68%) SAN
7 11 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.74%) VPN
9 8 (7.77%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (7.77%) Network Security
10 7 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (5.83%) LTE
11 6 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (5.83%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) Trac
3 3 (2.91%) Redmine
4 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.83%) Electronics
3 3 (2.91%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Software Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.85%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) HTML
2 2 (1.94%) RESTful
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) CGI
2 2 (1.94%) JSON
3 1 (0.97%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) NHS
5 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) SecurID
6 1 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.97%) PDA
6 1 (0.97%) CCTV
6 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Handset
6 1 (0.97%) VHDL
6 1 (0.97%) Verilog
6 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.97%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (9.71%) Linux
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.91%) ThreadX
7 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.94%) Android
8 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.97%) UNIX
9 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (10.68%) ITIL
3 10 (9.71%) Network Management
3 10 (9.71%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (7.77%) Change Control
5 6 (5.83%) Mobile Development
5 6 (5.83%) TDD
6 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.85%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (3.88%) Migration
7 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (1.94%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.94%) Test Automation
9 2 (1.94%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.94%) Signal Processing
9 2 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) C
2 15 (14.56%) Embedded C
3 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.88%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.91%) SQL
6 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.94%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) VC++
6 2 (1.94%) Perl
6 2 (1.94%) PHP
6 2 (1.94%) Java
6 2 (1.94%) C++
6 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.94%) Lua
6 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.42%) CCNP
3 11 (10.68%) Degree
4 10 (9.71%) CCIE
5 6 (5.83%) CCNA
6 5 (4.85%) CCDP
7 4 (3.88%) HP ASE
7 4 (3.88%) HP MASE
7 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.88%) CCSP
7 4 (3.88%) CCSE
7 4 (3.88%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.88%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.94%) SSCP
8 2 (1.94%) CISSP
8 2 (1.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) COBIT
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) TickIT
3 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.74%) vSphere
4 4 (3.88%) Firmware
5 2 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.94%) SCCM
4 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.97%) RANCID
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Cisco
2 25 (24.27%) HP
3 24 (23.30%) VMware
4 14 (13.59%) F5
4 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.59%) CheckPoint
5 13 (12.62%) NetApp
6 11 (10.68%) Citrix
7 6 (5.83%) Juniper
8 5 (4.85%) CA
8 5 (4.85%) Riverbed
8 5 (4.85%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.88%) McAfee
9 4 (3.88%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.91%) EMC
10 3 (2.91%) Avaya
10 3 (2.91%) Aruba
10 3 (2.91%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.94%) Kerio
11 2 (1.94%) Lotus
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