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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / East of England
Rank 82 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 41 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 1.59% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.25% 10.63% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 19
Median daily rate £275 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £196 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £491 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £42.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.00%

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
400 348 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.41% 14.96% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 173 191
Median daily rate £345 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 17 £195 -60.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 13 £375 +20.96% 19
Suffolk - 6 £300 -
Bedfordshire +10 3 £415 +66.00% 1
Essex -4 2 - - 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 34 (50.75%) Cisco
2 30 (44.78%) Firewall
3 29 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (40.30%) LAN
5 24 (35.82%) WAN
6 19 (28.36%) VPN
7 17 (25.37%) C
8 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
9 14 (20.90%) Network Management
9 14 (20.90%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (19.40%) CCNP
10 13 (19.40%) CCNA
11 11 (16.42%) Windows
11 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Network Design
12 10 (14.93%) Network Security
12 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (14.93%) ITIL
12 10 (14.93%) ISDN
12 10 (14.93%) Juniper
12 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
12 10 (14.93%) VMware
13 9 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (13.43%) Broadband
13 9 (13.43%) WLAN
13 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
13 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
14 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (11.94%) Active Directory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) Firewall
2 27 (40.30%) LAN
3 24 (35.82%) WAN
4 19 (28.36%) VPN
5 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (14.93%) ISDN
6 10 (14.93%) Network Security
7 9 (13.43%) Broadband
7 9 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (13.43%) WLAN
8 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (11.94%) Internet
9 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.46%) SAN
10 4 (5.97%) DHCP
10 4 (5.97%) DNS
10 4 (5.97%) MPLS
11 3 (4.48%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (4.48%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Legal
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) German Language
4 2 (2.99%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Network Support
3 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) NHS
5 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.99%) e-Health
6 2 (2.99%) HTC Vive
6 2 (2.99%) Oculus Rift
6 2 (2.99%) PlayStation
6 2 (2.99%) PMI
7 1 (1.49%) CCTV
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.49%) Handset
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.48%) NetWare
6 2 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.49%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
7 1 (1.49%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Network Management
1 14 (20.90%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (16.42%) Network Design
3 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.46%) SDLC
6 3 (4.48%) Coaching
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.48%) High Availability
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Presales
6 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.48%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.48%) System Testing
6 3 (4.48%) TDD
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) C
2 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
3 7 (10.45%) Python
4 6 (8.96%) C++
5 3 (4.48%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.40%) CCNA
2 13 (19.40%) CCNP
3 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
4 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.96%) CCIE
5 6 (8.96%) MCSE
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.46%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) DBS Check
7 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) CCA
8 3 (4.48%) CCDP
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.48%) MCP
8 3 (4.48%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (2.99%) CISA
9 2 (2.99%) CISM
9 2 (2.99%) CISSP
9 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) Firmware
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) Docker
5 2 (2.99%) KVM
5 2 (2.99%) LXC
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) Juniper
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.96%) Apple
5 6 (8.96%) Aruba
5 6 (8.96%) Meraki
6 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.48%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.48%) IronPort
8 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.48%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (4.48%) ScanSafe
8 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.99%) CA
9 2 (2.99%) HP
9 2 (2.99%) Symantec
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