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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 85 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 39 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.09% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 6.59% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 23
Median daily rate £280 £306 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £23.50 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
462 516 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.60% 16.54% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 246 252
Median daily rate £363 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 14 - - 10
Hertfordshire +12 10 £360 -34.54% 2
Essex +7 8 £270 -40.00% 2
Bedfordshire +8 7 £320 +2.40% 4
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 45 (62.50%) Cisco
2 41 (56.94%) LAN
3 33 (45.83%) Firewall
4 31 (43.06%) WAN
5 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (26.39%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (25.00%) CCNA
8 16 (22.22%) Network Security
9 15 (20.83%) CCNP
10 14 (19.44%) WLAN
10 14 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (18.06%) VPN
12 12 (16.67%) Juniper
13 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.28%) C
13 11 (15.28%) VMware
13 11 (15.28%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (15.28%) Network Management
14 10 (13.89%) F5
14 10 (13.89%) Meraki
14 10 (13.89%) ITIL
15 9 (12.50%) CCIE
15 9 (12.50%) Citrix
15 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
16 8 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (11.11%) Network Design
16 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 7 (9.72%) Embedded C
17 7 (9.72%) VoIP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
1 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.94%) LAN
2 33 (45.83%) Firewall
3 31 (43.06%) WAN
4 19 (26.39%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (22.22%) Network Security
6 14 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (19.44%) WLAN
7 13 (18.06%) VPN
8 11 (15.28%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.72%) OSPF
9 7 (9.72%) VoIP
10 6 (8.33%) BGP
10 6 (8.33%) VLAN
11 5 (6.94%) Broadband
11 5 (6.94%) Internet
11 5 (6.94%) ISDN
12 4 (5.56%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.56%) Electronics
1 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Network Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Wireless Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco Support
8 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Support
8 4 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) WSDL
2 2 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (4.17%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Telematics
5 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) CCTV
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (1.39%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.39%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Network Management
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Network Design
3 8 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.56%) Presales
6 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.17%) System Testing
7 3 (4.17%) TDD
8 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.78%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) C
2 7 (9.72%) Embedded C
3 6 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCNA
3 15 (20.83%) CCNP
4 9 (12.50%) CCIE
5 6 (8.33%) CCDP
6 4 (5.56%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) CCA
7 3 (4.17%) CCDA
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.78%) CCDE
8 2 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.78%) CWNA
8 2 (2.78%) CWNE
8 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) MCP
8 2 (2.78%) MCSE
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.78%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Firmware
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (62.50%) Cisco
2 12 (16.67%) Juniper
3 11 (15.28%) VMware
4 10 (13.89%) F5
4 10 (13.89%) Meraki
5 9 (12.50%) Citrix
6 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.72%) Aruba
7 7 (9.72%) Palo Alto
7 7 (9.72%) Sourcefire
8 6 (8.33%) IronPort
9 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.17%) Intel Security
11 3 (4.17%) ScanSafe
11 3 (4.17%) Splunk
12 2 (2.78%) Avaya
12 2 (2.78%) Mitel
12 2 (2.78%) NetApp