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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 92 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 35 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.47% 1.76% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 12.00% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 15
Average daily rate £350 £257 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.18% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
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
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 13 £351 +0.28% 10
Hertfordshire +7 11 £488 +62.50% 8
Essex -5 5 £338 +31.83% 1
Bedfordshire +6 3 £250 +122.22% 3
Norfolk -17 1 - - 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (40.32%) Cisco
2 19 (30.65%) LAN
3 18 (29.03%) C
4 17 (27.42%) Firewall
5 15 (24.19%) WAN
6 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
6 14 (22.58%) Windows
7 12 (19.35%) Embedded C
8 11 (17.74%) Python
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.13%) HP
9 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (12.90%) VMware
10 8 (12.90%) CCNP
10 8 (12.90%) WLAN
11 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.29%) VPN
11 7 (11.29%) CCNA
11 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.29%) Aruba
11 7 (11.29%) Meraki
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.68%) Network Security
12 6 (9.68%) MS Office
12 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
13 5 (8.06%) ITIL
13 5 (8.06%) C++
13 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) LAN
2 17 (27.42%) Firewall
3 15 (24.19%) WAN
4 8 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (12.90%) WLAN
5 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.29%) VPN
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (9.68%) Network Security
7 5 (8.06%) Broadband
7 5 (8.06%) ZigBee
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.45%) DNS
8 4 (6.45%) Internet
8 4 (6.45%) VoIP
9 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.84%) ISDN
9 3 (4.84%) SMS
10 2 (3.23%) Bluetooth
10 2 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Hudson
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Redmine
4 1 (1.61%) Trac
4 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.45%) Automotive
2 3 (4.84%) Electronics
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.45%) Architect
3 4 (6.45%) Consultant
3 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Developer
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) IT Technician
4 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (3.23%) IT Support
5 2 (3.23%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.23%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.23%) SCM Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Software Consultant
5 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Ember.js
2 3 (4.84%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) WSDL
2 3 (4.84%) XSD
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) Flash
3 1 (1.61%) SciPy
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Telematics
2 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.23%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.23%) iSeries
3 2 (3.23%) STB
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) e-Health
4 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.61%) MPEG
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (8.06%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Network Design
2 5 (8.06%) Project Management
3 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
3 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
3 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.84%) Build Automation
4 3 (4.84%) Change Control
4 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.84%) Line Management
4 3 (4.84%) Network Management
4 3 (4.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (4.84%) TDD
5 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) C
2 12 (19.35%) Embedded C
3 11 (17.74%) Python
4 5 (8.06%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.84%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.90%) CCNP
3 7 (11.29%) CCNA
4 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.23%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.23%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.23%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
2 1 (1.61%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Firmware
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Cisco
2 10 (16.13%) HP
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Aruba
4 7 (11.29%) Meraki
5 5 (8.06%) F5
6 4 (6.45%) Juniper
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) arcserve
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) CA
9 1 (1.61%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) Nortel
9 1 (1.61%) Perforce
9 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.61%) SAP
9 1 (1.61%) Splunk
Norwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago