The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 217 247 230
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing Wireless 519 406 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 6.15% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 226 183
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 78
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.14 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -36.92%
Wireless
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7409 6600 6392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 13.54% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 3604 3338
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 360 503
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.34 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in England

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the England region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in England

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in England

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the England region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in England

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
London +28 212 £363 +11.53% 71
South East +22 146 £375 +17.18% 66
North West -7 54 £300 +22.44% 26
East of England +7 40 £325 +18.18% 27
West Midlands +2 19 £268 -6.14% 8
South West -1 14 £310 -4.61% 19
East Midlands -14 14 £230 -31.85% 8
Yorkshire -18 12 £250 -21.87% 10
North East -15 2 £282 -
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 561 (55.27%) Cisco
2 429 (42.27%) Firewall
3 352 (34.68%) LAN
4 324 (31.92%) WAN
5 319 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
6 259 (25.52%) Windows
7 230 (22.66%) VPN
8 210 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
9 200 (19.70%) CCNP
10 174 (17.14%) MPLS
11 172 (16.95%) BGP
11 172 (16.95%) CheckPoint
12 153 (15.07%) VoIP
13 150 (14.78%) OSPF
14 147 (14.48%) CCNA
14 147 (14.48%) Data Centre
15 145 (14.29%) DNS
16 142 (13.99%) Microsoft
17 141 (13.89%) Telecoms
18 139 (13.69%) Network Security
19 137 (13.50%) Active Directory
20 136 (13.40%) Juniper
21 132 (13.00%) TCP/IP
21 132 (13.00%) ITIL
22 129 (12.71%) Finance
23 124 (12.22%) F5
24 118 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
24 118 (11.63%) Linux
25 117 (11.53%) VMware
26 115 (11.33%) DHCP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (6.01%) MS Exchange
2 46 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.46%) Lync
5 22 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (1.77%) IIS
8 16 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.39%) WordPress
10 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.099%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.099%) Apache
13 1 (0.099%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.099%) CMS
13 1 (0.099%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 76 (7.49%) MS Office
2 51 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.89%) MS Project
7 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Vectorworks
8 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.39%) assyst
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.099%) RMDS
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.08%) Office 365
2 7 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.69%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.30%) Yammer
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.099%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.099%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 429 (42.27%) Firewall
2 352 (34.68%) LAN
3 324 (31.92%) WAN
4 230 (22.66%) VPN
5 210 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
6 174 (17.14%) MPLS
7 172 (16.95%) BGP
8 153 (15.07%) VoIP
9 150 (14.78%) OSPF
10 145 (14.29%) DNS
11 139 (13.69%) Network Security
12 132 (13.00%) TCP/IP
13 118 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
14 115 (11.33%) DHCP
15 114 (11.23%) Internet
15 114 (11.23%) EIGRP
16 98 (9.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 88 (8.67%) VLAN
18 86 (8.47%) IPsec
19 83 (8.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.39%) MySQL
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.20%) MS Access
8 2 (0.20%) Big Data
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.099%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.099%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.099%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.099%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.59%) JIRA
1 6 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.49%) Trac
3 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.39%) Redmine
4 3 (0.30%) Selenium
4 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.30%) JUnit
4 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.20%) CANoe
6 1 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.099%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.099%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.099%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 141 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 129 (12.71%) Finance
3 28 (2.76%) Retail
4 23 (2.27%) Multimedia
5 22 (2.17%) Banking
6 18 (1.77%) Electronics
7 12 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.69%) Local Government
8 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.69%) Law
8 7 (0.69%) Legal
8 7 (0.69%) Marketing
9 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.59%) Back Office
9 6 (0.59%) Billing
10 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Games
11 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 303 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 116 (11.43%) Analyst
3 88 (8.67%) Architect
4 74 (7.29%) Consultant
5 53 (5.22%) Support Analyst
6 48 (4.73%) Project Manager
7 46 (4.53%) Support Engineer
8 45 (4.43%) Network Consultant
9 43 (4.24%) Network Architect
10 40 (3.94%) Security Engineer
10 40 (3.94%) Wireless Engineer
11 38 (3.74%) Cisco Engineer
11 38 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 38 (3.74%) Network Analyst
12 37 (3.65%) Network Support
13 30 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
14 27 (2.66%) Network Security Engineer
15 24 (2.36%) Design Engineer
16 23 (2.27%) IT Support
17 22 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.38%) Middleware
2 10 (0.99%) XMPP
3 9 (0.89%) .NET
4 5 (0.49%) HTML
5 4 (0.39%) Web Services
5 4 (0.39%) CSS
6 3 (0.30%) ODBC
7 2 (0.20%) Flash
7 2 (0.20%) WAP
7 2 (0.20%) CGI
7 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.20%) XML
7 2 (0.20%) HTML5
8 1 (0.099%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.099%) JSON
8 1 (0.099%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.099%) WPF
8 1 (0.099%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.099%) Django
8 1 (0.099%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (14.48%) Data Centre
2 50 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.55%) PKI
4 30 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 24 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 18 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.58%) HP Storage
10 14 (1.38%) iPhone
10 14 (1.38%) e-Health
11 13 (1.28%) NHS
11 13 (1.28%) Replication
12 12 (1.18%) Clustering
13 11 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.99%) iPad
15 9 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.89%) EMC VNX
16 8 (0.79%) Celerra
17 7 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 259 (25.52%) Windows
2 118 (11.63%) Linux
3 73 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 55 (5.42%) UNIX
6 48 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (3.84%) Windows XP
9 28 (2.76%) Solaris
10 27 (2.66%) Windows 8
11 26 (2.56%) Android
12 23 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.77%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.89%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.49%) CentOS
18 3 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
19 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (13.00%) ITIL
2 97 (9.56%) Load Balancing
3 83 (8.18%) Network Management
4 76 (7.49%) Network Design
5 64 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
6 54 (5.32%) Migration
7 51 (5.02%) Project Management
8 40 (3.94%) Change Control
9 39 (3.84%) Service Management
10 37 (3.65%) Network Architecture
11 35 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (3.35%) Incident Management
13 33 (3.25%) Network Planning
13 33 (3.25%) Service Delivery
14 31 (3.05%) PRINCE2
15 30 (2.96%) Kalman Filter
16 29 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (2.86%) Configuration Management
16 29 (2.86%) Information Security
17 28 (2.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 74 (7.29%) C
2 36 (3.55%) SQL
3 29 (2.86%) Embedded C
4 28 (2.76%) C++
5 27 (2.66%) Python
6 21 (2.07%) Perl
7 11 (1.08%) Embedded C++
8 7 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.69%) Java
8 7 (0.69%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.59%) Ruby
10 5 (0.49%) C#
10 5 (0.49%) PHP
10 5 (0.49%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.49%) VB
11 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.39%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.30%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 319 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 200 (19.70%) CCNP
3 147 (14.48%) CCNA
4 79 (7.78%) Degree
5 52 (5.12%) CCIE
6 38 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 30 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.27%) CISSP
9 20 (1.97%) CCDP
9 20 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 13 (1.28%) MCSE
12 12 (1.18%) CCSE
13 11 (1.08%) CCIP
14 9 (0.89%) A+ Certification
14 9 (0.89%) CCSA
15 8 (0.79%) JNCIA
16 7 (0.69%) HP MASE
16 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.80%) SLA
2 19 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.67%) QA
4 12 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.099%) TickIT
9 1 (0.099%) JTAG
System Software
1 137 (13.50%) Active Directory
2 62 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.86%) ProxySG
5 26 (2.56%) vSphere
6 13 (1.28%) Firmware
6 13 (1.28%) XenApp
7 12 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.79%) ISA Server
9 8 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (0.59%) XenServer
11 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.39%) Samba
12 3 (0.30%) Snort
12 3 (0.30%) Squid
13 2 (0.20%) Xen
13 2 (0.20%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
4 17 (1.67%) SCCM
5 16 (1.58%) RANCID
6 14 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
6 14 (1.38%) BladeLogic
6 14 (1.38%) Control-M
6 14 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (1.38%) AirWatch
7 11 (1.08%) OpenView
7 11 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.89%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.89%) ARCserve
8 9 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.69%) NetCrunch
10 6 (0.59%) WSUS
10 6 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.39%) OPNET
11 4 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 561 (55.27%) Cisco
2 172 (16.95%) CheckPoint
3 142 (13.99%) Microsoft
4 136 (13.40%) Juniper
5 124 (12.22%) F5
6 117 (11.53%) VMware
7 105 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 102 (10.05%) HP
9 90 (8.87%) Citrix
10 85 (8.37%) Aruba
11 64 (6.31%) Blue Coat
12 55 (5.42%) Nokia
13 47 (4.63%) CA
14 46 (4.53%) Infoblox
15 44 (4.33%) Avaya
16 40 (3.94%) Nortel
16 40 (3.94%) Oracle
17 35 (3.45%) Ericsson
18 33 (3.25%) Remedy
19 31 (3.05%) Riverbed
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