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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 94 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 44 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.62% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.98% 10.29% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £448 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £14.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £44.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £27.50 £22.17
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +24.06%
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
441 379 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.71% 15.75% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 182
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 60
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -5 12 £257 -39.52% 1
Hertfordshire +11 11 £208 -44.66% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 11 £320 -1.53% 14
Bedfordshire -9 6 £191 -52.18%
Suffolk -1 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (38.16%) Cisco
2 26 (34.21%) Firewall
3 23 (30.26%) Windows
4 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
5 20 (26.32%) LAN
5 20 (26.32%) WAN
6 18 (23.68%) HP
7 16 (21.05%) Linux
8 14 (18.42%) C
8 14 (18.42%) DHCP
8 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 14 (18.42%) VPN
8 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
8 14 (18.42%) VMware
9 13 (17.11%) Embedded C
9 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
9 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
9 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
10 12 (15.79%) VoIP
10 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 11 (14.47%) DNS
11 11 (14.47%) MS Office
12 10 (13.16%) ITIL
12 10 (13.16%) Broadband
13 9 (11.84%) IP Telephony
14 8 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
14 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
14 8 (10.53%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Lync
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) Firewall
2 20 (26.32%) LAN
2 20 (26.32%) WAN
3 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.42%) VPN
3 14 (18.42%) DHCP
4 12 (15.79%) VoIP
5 11 (14.47%) DNS
6 10 (13.16%) Broadband
7 9 (11.84%) IP Telephony
8 8 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (9.21%) NAS
9 7 (9.21%) GPRS
9 7 (9.21%) GSM
9 7 (9.21%) 3G
10 6 (7.89%) ZigBee
11 5 (6.58%) Network Security
11 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.58%) Telnet
11 5 (6.58%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Selenium
2 2 (2.63%) Redmine
2 2 (2.63%) Trac
2 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) JUnit
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) MSI
3 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.32%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) IT Support
6 5 (6.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Tester
8 3 (3.95%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) CGI
4 1 (1.32%) BREW
4 1 (1.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) jQuery
4 1 (1.32%) RESTful
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) CSS3
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.58%) STB
2 5 (6.58%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.26%) SecurID
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Handset
5 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) e-Health
6 1 (1.32%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.95%) AIX
7 3 (3.95%) Solaris
8 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.63%) ThreadX
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
4 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.58%) Migration
5 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.32%) Validation
7 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.32%) Information Security
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.32%) CAD
7 1 (1.32%) Service Management
7 1 (1.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.32%) WFM
7 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) C
2 13 (17.11%) Embedded C
3 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 7 (9.21%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.89%) Ruby
5 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.89%) Perl
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) Java
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) Lua
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.21%) CCNP
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCSA
4 3 (3.95%) CCSE
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CCIE
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) CCDP
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) MCDST
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.32%) QA
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.53%) Firmware
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
4 3 (3.95%) MetaFrame
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) Snort
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.68%) HP
4 14 (18.42%) VMware
5 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.53%) NetApp
7 7 (9.21%) Citrix
8 5 (6.58%) Symantec
8 5 (6.58%) McAfee
8 5 (6.58%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) Lotus
9 4 (5.26%) Oracle
9 4 (5.26%) EMC
10 3 (3.95%) IBM
10 3 (3.95%) Mitel
10 3 (3.95%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.95%) Aruba
11 2 (2.63%) Apple
11 2 (2.63%) Kerio
11 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
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