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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 111 74 100
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Contract jobs citing Wireless 36 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 2.19% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 13.58% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 15
Average daily rate
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£315 £255 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £196 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £33.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 383 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.96% 16.13% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 148 237
Average daily rate £315 £293 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.87 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -6 16 £360 +60.00% 17
Hertfordshire -2 10 £315 +14.54% 8
Essex -1 8 £165 +73.68% 3
Suffolk -22 2 £375 +47.05% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (55.56%) Firewall
2 30 (47.62%) Cisco
3 29 (46.03%) Windows
4 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
4 19 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
6 15 (23.81%) HP
6 15 (23.81%) ITIL
7 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (17.46%) C
10 11 (17.46%) LAN
10 11 (17.46%) WAN
11 10 (15.87%) Linux
12 9 (14.29%) DHCP
12 9 (14.29%) Firmware
12 9 (14.29%) Migration
12 9 (14.29%) Electronics
13 8 (12.70%) FTP
13 8 (12.70%) HTTP
13 8 (12.70%) VPN
13 8 (12.70%) GSM
13 8 (12.70%) Bluetooth
13 8 (12.70%) Broadband

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (17.46%) LAN
3 11 (17.46%) WAN
4 9 (14.29%) DHCP
5 8 (12.70%) VPN
5 8 (12.70%) FTP
5 8 (12.70%) HTTP
5 8 (12.70%) GSM
5 8 (12.70%) Bluetooth
5 8 (12.70%) Broadband
5 8 (12.70%) ZigBee
5 8 (12.70%) NAS
6 7 (11.11%) Telnet
6 7 (11.11%) VoIP
7 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.52%) 3G
7 6 (9.52%) 2G
8 5 (7.94%) OSPF
8 5 (7.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Selenium
2 7 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Bugzilla
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) Redmine
3 6 (9.52%) Trac
4 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) GDB
General
1 9 (14.29%) Electronics
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Test Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Support
5 6 (9.52%) Network Support
6 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.59%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Firmware
2 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.17%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (3.17%) STB
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.59%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.87%) Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Migration
3 8 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.70%) Change Control
4 7 (11.11%) Use Case
5 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.17%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.59%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.59%) Information Management
9 1 (1.59%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) C
2 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.11%) Perl
2 7 (11.11%) PHP
2 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 7 (11.11%) Ruby
2 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.52%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.52%) CCNP
3 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) CCSA
4 2 (3.17%) CCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CEH
5 1 (1.59%) CISMP
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.59%) GIAC
5 1 (1.59%) GPEN
5 1 (1.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.59%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.35%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Cisco
2 15 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) CA
3 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.35%) Aruba
4 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.17%) Websense
4 2 (3.17%) Apple
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
4 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.59%) Meru Networks
5 1 (1.59%) EMC
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.59%) Polycom
5 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.59%) F5
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Rate: £45 - £55 per hour + competitive
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Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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