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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 82 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Wireless 46 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.80% 1.45% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 10.22% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +26.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% +107.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.65 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +31.57%
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
364 323 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 170
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.65 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Essex +12 12 £257 -42.88% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 12 £335 +42.55% 28
Hertfordshire +7 10 £300 -20.00% 8
Norfolk - 6 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £113 - 1
Suffolk -3 2 - - 1
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (40.26%) Cisco
2 27 (35.06%) Firewall
3 23 (29.87%) Windows
4 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 17 (22.08%) HP
5 17 (22.08%) VMware
6 16 (20.78%) LAN
6 16 (20.78%) WAN
6 16 (20.78%) Linux
7 15 (19.48%) C
7 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 14 (18.18%) Embedded C
9 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
9 13 (16.88%) DHCP
9 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
10 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 11 (14.29%) VPN
10 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 10 (12.99%) DNS
11 10 (12.99%) MS Office
11 10 (12.99%) ITIL
11 10 (12.99%) IP Telephony
12 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (11.69%) Broadband
12 9 (11.69%) VoIP
13 8 (10.39%) 3G
13 8 (10.39%) NetApp
13 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.39%) Cisco IPT

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) Firewall
2 16 (20.78%) LAN
2 16 (20.78%) WAN
3 13 (16.88%) DHCP
4 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.29%) VPN
5 10 (12.99%) DNS
5 10 (12.99%) IP Telephony
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (11.69%) Broadband
6 9 (11.69%) VoIP
7 8 (10.39%) 3G
7 8 (10.39%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (7.79%) GSM
8 6 (7.79%) LTE
8 6 (7.79%) NAS
9 5 (6.49%) 2G
9 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.49%) GPRS
10 4 (5.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Selenium
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) MSI
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Redmine
3 1 (1.30%) Trac
General
1 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) IT Support
5 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Embedded C Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Tester
7 3 (3.90%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) BREW
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) HTML5
4 1 (1.30%) RESTful
4 1 (1.30%) CGI
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.49%) STB
2 5 (6.49%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.19%) SecurID
4 3 (3.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) iPad
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 2 (2.60%) Handset
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) PDA
6 1 (1.30%) e-Health
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.90%) ThreadX
7 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) Solaris
7 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Migration
4 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
4 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.60%) Change Control
7 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.30%) Validation
8 1 (1.30%) Information Security
8 1 (1.30%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.30%) WFM
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.30%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) C
2 14 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.09%) Python
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) PHP
5 5 (6.49%) Ruby
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
5 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.30%) Lua
8 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.30%) SQL
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.79%) CCNP
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) CCIE
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) MCDST
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) CCSE
6 1 (1.30%) CCSA
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) Firmware
4 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.19%) vSphere
6 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.90%) XenApp
6 3 (3.90%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.30%) Snort
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Cisco
2 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.08%) HP
3 17 (22.08%) VMware
4 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.39%) NetApp
6 7 (9.09%) Citrix
7 6 (7.79%) EMC
8 5 (6.49%) Symantec
8 5 (6.49%) McAfee
8 5 (6.49%) F5
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle
9 4 (5.19%) Lotus
9 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.90%) Mitel
10 3 (3.90%) IBM
11 2 (2.60%) Kerio
11 2 (2.60%) Juniper
11 2 (2.60%) Apple
11 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
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