The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 110 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 34 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 2.22% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 12.29% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 20
Average daily rate £235 £235 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £155 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 17
Average hourly rate £30.25 £37.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -1.53%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireless
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -16 18 £233 -33.57% 49
Hertfordshire -7 7 £300 +17.07% 8
Essex -33 4 £165 -24.52% 1
Norfolk +6 3 £300 +27.65%
Suffolk -7 1 £250 +4.16%
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 3
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (47.22%) Firewall
2 33 (45.83%) Cisco
3 29 (40.28%) Windows
4 22 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (26.39%) ITIL
5 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
6 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (25.00%) HP
7 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
9 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (19.44%) LAN
9 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (16.67%) C
11 12 (16.67%) WAN
11 12 (16.67%) Migration
12 11 (15.28%) CCNP
13 10 (13.89%) VoIP
14 9 (12.50%) Linux
14 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
14 9 (12.50%) Project Management
15 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
16 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (9.72%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.22%) Firewall
2 22 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (19.44%) LAN
4 12 (16.67%) WAN
5 10 (13.89%) VoIP
6 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (9.72%) VPN
8 6 (8.33%) IP Telephony
8 6 (8.33%) OSPF
8 6 (8.33%) BGP
8 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (8.33%) DHCP
8 6 (8.33%) Broadband
9 5 (6.94%) MPLS
10 4 (5.56%) EIGRP
10 4 (5.56%) SNMP
10 4 (5.56%) DNS
10 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.56%) WLAN
10 4 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JUnit
1 2 (2.78%) Selenium
1 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.39%) Trac
2 1 (1.39%) Redmine
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
3 8 (11.11%) C Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Network Support
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco Support
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.17%) Firmware
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.28%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (8.33%) ITSM
4 6 (8.33%) BCP
4 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.56%) Change Control
6 3 (4.17%) Network Management
6 3 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (2.78%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Use Case
7 2 (2.78%) Time Management
7 2 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.39%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) C
2 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.39%) C++
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.28%) CCNP
3 6 (8.33%) CCNA
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) GPEN
6 1 (1.39%) OSCP
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) CISMP
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) GIAC
6 1 (1.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (4.17%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Cisco
2 18 (25.00%) HP
3 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (4.17%) Juniper
6 3 (4.17%) CA
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas
7 2 (2.78%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.78%) Avaya
7 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.39%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.39%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.39%) Polycom
8 1 (1.39%) Aruba
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Nokia
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