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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 89 81 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Contract jobs citing Wireless 35 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.95% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 11.58% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 16
Average daily rate £425 £250 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £187 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £388 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +68.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £25.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
352 449 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.87% 16.86% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 220 167
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 58 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Hertfordshire +21 18 £425 +61.90% 6
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £688 +111.53% 11
Norfolk -5 4 £300 +20.00%
Essex -4 2 £225 -12.45% 1
Suffolk -1 1 £250 - 1
Bedfordshire -2 1 - - 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 40 (55.56%) Cisco
2 36 (50.00%) LAN
3 27 (37.50%) WAN
4 25 (34.72%) Firewall
5 18 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (22.22%) Linux
8 15 (20.83%) Windows
8 15 (20.83%) WLAN
9 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
10 13 (18.06%) VPN
11 12 (16.67%) HP
11 12 (16.67%) Network Security
11 12 (16.67%) Meraki
12 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
13 10 (13.89%) CCNA
13 10 (13.89%) C
13 10 (13.89%) Aruba
13 10 (13.89%) VMware
14 9 (12.50%) Network Design
14 9 (12.50%) ITIL
14 9 (12.50%) CCNP
14 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.50%) Juniper
15 8 (11.11%) Embedded C
15 8 (11.11%) Broadband
15 8 (11.11%) Unix
15 8 (11.11%) F5
15 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.00%) LAN
2 27 (37.50%) WAN
3 25 (34.72%) Firewall
4 18 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (20.83%) WLAN
6 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
7 13 (18.06%) VPN
8 12 (16.67%) Network Security
9 8 (11.11%) Broadband
9 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.72%) ISDN
11 6 (8.33%) 3G
11 6 (8.33%) 4G
11 6 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.33%) LTE
11 6 (8.33%) VLAN
12 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
12 5 (6.94%) OSPF
12 5 (6.94%) VoIP
13 4 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) Hudson
2 3 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.39%) Redmine
4 1 (1.39%) Trac
General
1 6 (8.33%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Consultant
3 6 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) LAN Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) WLAN Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Support
5 4 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Juniper Support
6 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) SciPy
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) WSDL
2 1 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.78%) iSeries
4 2 (2.78%) STB
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) e-Health
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Telematics
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
2 15 (20.83%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) ITIL
1 9 (12.50%) Network Design
2 7 (9.72%) Network Management
2 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.94%) Project Management
5 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.17%) Change Control
6 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) TDD
6 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.78%) Automation Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Functional Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (2.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) C
2 8 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 6 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
5 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.89%) CCNA
3 9 (12.50%) CCNP
4 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) Degree
7 4 (5.56%) CCIE
8 3 (4.17%) CWNA
8 3 (4.17%) CWNE
8 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.39%) CWAP
10 1 (1.39%) CWDP
10 1 (1.39%) CWSP
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) GxP
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Firmware
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.39%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (16.67%) HP
2 12 (16.67%) Meraki
3 10 (13.89%) Aruba
3 10 (13.89%) VMware
4 9 (12.50%) Juniper
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
7 3 (4.17%) Avaya
7 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.78%) Mitel
8 2 (2.78%) Nortel
9 1 (1.39%) arcserve
9 1 (1.39%) CA
9 1 (1.39%) Dell
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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