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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 74 107 64
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -43
Contract jobs citing Wireless 56 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 0.95% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 7.27% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 17
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£250 £243 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £183 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £321 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 14
Average hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.47% -35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+82.05% -39.06%
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
496 399 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.95% 13.11% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 173 128
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 31 70
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +17 29 £325 +44.44% 20
Essex +8 10 £224 +35.45% 5
Suffolk +9 5 £250 - 4
Hertfordshire +2 5 £263 -12.50% 7
Norfolk +2 5 £250 -16.66%
Bedfordshire +5 4 £406 - 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (49.50%) Cisco
2 40 (39.60%) Firewall
3 28 (27.72%) Windows
4 22 (21.78%) HP
4 22 (21.78%) VMware
5 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
5 21 (20.79%) WAN
6 20 (19.80%) LAN
6 20 (19.80%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (18.81%) MS Exchange
8 17 (16.83%) C
8 17 (16.83%) VoIP
8 17 (16.83%) CCNP
8 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
9 16 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (15.84%) CheckPoint
9 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.84%) F5
10 15 (14.85%) Embedded C
10 15 (14.85%) DHCP
10 15 (14.85%) ITIL
11 14 (13.86%) DNS
11 14 (13.86%) IP Telephony
11 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (12.87%) Internet
13 12 (11.88%) Linux
13 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
13 12 (11.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (10.89%) Citrix
14 11 (10.89%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (18.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.97%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.98%) Lync
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (39.60%) Firewall
2 21 (20.79%) WAN
3 20 (19.80%) LAN
4 17 (16.83%) VoIP
5 16 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (14.85%) DHCP
7 14 (13.86%) DNS
7 14 (13.86%) IP Telephony
8 13 (12.87%) Internet
9 12 (11.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (9.90%) VPN
11 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
11 9 (8.91%) SAN
11 9 (8.91%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (7.92%) Network Security
13 7 (6.93%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (5.94%) FTP
14 6 (5.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 5 (4.95%) Trac
3 4 (3.96%) Redmine
3 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.99%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Electronics
3 4 (3.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (16.83%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Software Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) IT Support
8 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (2.97%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) CGI
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) RESTful
3 2 (1.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.99%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.96%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) SecurID
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.98%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) CCTV
5 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.99%) PDA
5 1 (0.99%) STB
5 1 (0.99%) Handset
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) BYOD
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.88%) Linux
4 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.91%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.96%) ThreadX
8 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.99%) Solaris
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (14.85%) ITIL
3 7 (6.93%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (5.94%) Mobile Development
4 6 (5.94%) Network Management
4 6 (5.94%) Change Control
4 6 (5.94%) TDD
5 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.96%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (3.96%) Test Automation
6 4 (3.96%) Migration
6 4 (3.96%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.98%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.98%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (1.98%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) C
2 15 (14.85%) Embedded C
3 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.96%) PHP
4 4 (3.96%) Java
5 3 (2.97%) C++
5 3 (2.97%) Perl
5 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.97%) Ruby
5 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.98%) Lua
6 2 (1.98%) Python
6 2 (1.98%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.83%) CCNP
3 11 (10.89%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) CCIE
5 6 (5.94%) CCNA
6 5 (4.95%) CCDP
6 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.96%) CCSE
7 4 (3.96%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.96%) JNCIE
7 4 (3.96%) HP ASE
7 4 (3.96%) HP MASE
7 4 (3.96%) CCSP
8 2 (1.98%) SSCP
8 2 (1.98%) CISM
8 2 (1.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) COBIT
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.91%) vSphere
4 5 (4.95%) Firmware
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.97%) ARCserve
1 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.97%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.99%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.99%) RANCID
Vendors
1 50 (49.50%) Cisco
2 22 (21.78%) HP
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 16 (15.84%) CheckPoint
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.84%) F5
4 11 (10.89%) Citrix
4 11 (10.89%) NetApp
5 7 (6.93%) McAfee
6 6 (5.94%) Juniper
7 5 (4.95%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.95%) Riverbed
7 5 (4.95%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.96%) Mitel
9 3 (2.97%) EMC
9 3 (2.97%) Symantec
9 3 (2.97%) Avaya
9 3 (2.97%) Lotus
9 3 (2.97%) CA
9 3 (2.97%) Aruba
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