The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 219 222 267
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +45
Contract jobs citing Wireless 555 522 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.03% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.16% 6.98% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 306 218
Median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +62.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £15.35 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +72.83%
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
7747 7475 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.70% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 4286 3573
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 440 377
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +6 202 £425 +15.25% 48
South East -3 147 £375 - 35
South West +45 58 £370 +23.23% 11
West Midlands +13 52 £360 +19.91% 12
East of England +9 31 £300 +14.50% 24
East Midlands +19 29 £600 +160.86% 6
North West -43 19 £293 -2.50% 5
Yorkshire +8 13 £420 +66.33% 12
North East -51 3 £351 +24.29% 1
Midlands - 2 £200 -
Wireless
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 628 (60.21%) Cisco
2 484 (46.40%) Firewall
3 428 (41.04%) LAN
4 417 (39.98%) WAN
5 414 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
6 284 (27.23%) CCNP
7 229 (21.96%) Windows
8 215 (20.61%) CCNA
9 209 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
10 208 (19.94%) ITIL
11 194 (18.60%) VPN
12 192 (18.41%) Network Security
13 188 (18.02%) CheckPoint
14 180 (17.26%) TCP/IP
15 178 (17.07%) VoIP
16 164 (15.72%) Data Centre
17 160 (15.34%) Microsoft
18 156 (14.96%) Active Directory
19 154 (14.77%) Security Cleared
20 131 (12.56%) DNS
21 130 (12.46%) Juniper
22 128 (12.27%) Finance
23 126 (12.08%) Cisco Nexus
24 125 (11.98%) Telecoms
25 124 (11.89%) Cisco Wireless
26 123 (11.79%) SC Cleared
27 117 (11.22%) BGP
28 116 (11.12%) MPLS
29 115 (11.03%) OSPF
29 115 (11.03%) Wi-Fi

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in 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 50 (4.79%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (1.82%) Mule
4 15 (1.44%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.58%) IIS
10 6 (0.58%) JBoss
11 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.19%) CMS
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.096%) Apache
13 1 (0.096%) WordPress
Applications
1 87 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.90%) MS Office
3 25 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) MS Project
5 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.29%) assyst
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.096%) Eikon
4 1 (0.096%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.47%) Office 365
2 47 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.15%) Mimecast
5 11 (1.05%) Google Apps
5 11 (1.05%) IaaS
6 5 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.48%) PaaS
6 5 (0.48%) SaaS
7 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 484 (46.40%) Firewall
2 428 (41.04%) LAN
3 417 (39.98%) WAN
4 209 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
5 194 (18.60%) VPN
6 192 (18.41%) Network Security
7 180 (17.26%) TCP/IP
8 178 (17.07%) VoIP
9 131 (12.56%) DNS
10 126 (12.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 124 (11.89%) Cisco Wireless
12 117 (11.22%) BGP
13 116 (11.12%) MPLS
14 115 (11.03%) OSPF
14 115 (11.03%) Wi-Fi
15 111 (10.64%) DHCP
16 105 (10.07%) Internet
17 71 (6.81%) EIGRP
18 69 (6.62%) 3G
19 67 (6.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.58%) MySQL
6 5 (0.48%) MS Access
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.38%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.29%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.096%) DB2
10 1 (0.096%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.48%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.29%) Hudson
5 2 (0.19%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.096%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.096%) AppScan
6 1 (0.096%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.096%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.096%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.096%) Gradle
6 1 (0.096%) JIRA
6 1 (0.096%) Maven
6 1 (0.096%) Selenium
6 1 (0.096%) Selenium IDE
General
1 128 (12.27%) Finance
2 125 (11.98%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.16%) Retail
4 22 (2.11%) Legal
5 21 (2.01%) Banking
6 13 (1.25%) Electronics
7 10 (0.96%) Back Office
8 9 (0.86%) Billing
8 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.77%) Automotive
10 7 (0.67%) Marketing
11 5 (0.48%) Games
12 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.29%) Local Government
13 3 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.096%) Military
Job Titles
1 416 (39.88%) Network Engineer
2 123 (11.79%) Architect
3 99 (9.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 92 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 77 (7.38%) Analyst
6 69 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 62 (5.94%) Security Engineer
7 62 (5.94%) Support Engineer
8 55 (5.27%) Network Security Engineer
9 50 (4.79%) Network Architect
9 50 (4.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 46 (4.41%) Wireless Engineer
11 43 (4.12%) Consultant
12 41 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
13 40 (3.84%) Firewall Engineer
14 39 (3.74%) Network Support
15 38 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 38 (3.64%) Project Manager
16 35 (3.36%) Network Analyst
17 33 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.14%) 802.1X
2 7 (0.67%) Middleware
3 6 (0.58%) XMPP
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.48%) Web Services
5 3 (0.29%) Android SDK
5 3 (0.29%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.29%) REST
5 3 (0.29%) RSS
5 3 (0.29%) SOAP
5 3 (0.29%) XML
6 2 (0.19%) CSS
6 2 (0.19%) JSON
6 2 (0.19%) MAPI
6 2 (0.19%) SAML
6 2 (0.19%) WAP
6 2 (0.19%) WSDL
6 2 (0.19%) XSD
7 1 (0.096%) .NET
7 1 (0.096%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 164 (15.72%) Data Centre
2 76 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 46 (4.41%) PKI
5 32 (3.07%) Blackberry
6 29 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.73%) VHDL
9 13 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (0.96%) AS400
12 9 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.67%) BYOD
14 7 (0.67%) CESG
14 7 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.67%) Handset
14 7 (0.67%) iPad
14 7 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 229 (21.96%) Windows
2 90 (8.63%) Windows Server
3 89 (8.53%) Linux
4 59 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 48 (4.60%) Mac OS X
5 48 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (4.22%) Unix
7 39 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (3.55%) Windows XP
9 29 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.44%) Windows 10
12 13 (1.25%) Solaris
13 10 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.96%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.67%) Android
14 7 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (19.94%) ITIL
2 92 (8.82%) Network Design
3 75 (7.19%) Project Management
4 73 (7.00%) Change Management
5 66 (6.33%) Network Management
6 54 (5.18%) Load Balancing
6 54 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
7 51 (4.89%) Migration
8 44 (4.22%) Service Delivery
9 43 (4.12%) Software Engineering
10 37 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
10 37 (3.55%) Network Architecture
11 35 (3.36%) Information Security
11 35 (3.36%) Service Management
12 32 (3.07%) Change Control
12 32 (3.07%) PRINCE2
13 29 (2.78%) Mentoring
14 26 (2.49%) ITIL V3
15 25 (2.40%) DevOps
15 25 (2.40%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (6.42%) C
2 38 (3.64%) Embedded C
3 25 (2.40%) SQL
4 21 (2.01%) C++
5 19 (1.82%) Python
6 15 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.34%) Java
8 12 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.05%) Perl
10 6 (0.58%) C#
10 6 (0.58%) Embedded C++
10 6 (0.58%) Ruby
10 6 (0.58%) VBA
11 3 (0.29%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) PHP
12 2 (0.19%) Tcl
13 1 (0.096%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.096%) Korn
13 1 (0.096%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 414 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
2 284 (27.23%) CCNP
3 215 (20.61%) CCNA
4 154 (14.77%) Security Cleared
5 123 (11.79%) SC Cleared
6 107 (10.26%) CCIE
7 65 (6.23%) Degree
8 45 (4.31%) CISSP
9 40 (3.84%) CCDP
10 29 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (2.01%) MCP
12 20 (1.92%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.92%) MCSE
13 15 (1.44%) CCSE
14 14 (1.34%) CCDA
14 14 (1.34%) JNCIP
15 13 (1.25%) DBS Check
16 12 (1.15%) MCSA
17 11 (1.05%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.18%) SLA
2 14 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.48%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.48%) QA
6 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.38%) RMADS
7 2 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.096%) WAI
System Software
1 156 (14.96%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.53%) vSphere
6 15 (1.44%) ISA Server
6 15 (1.44%) UAG
7 12 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.86%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.86%) XenApp
9 8 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.19%) Firmware
12 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.096%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (5.08%) FortiGate
2 52 (4.99%) Cisco Prime
3 51 (4.89%) SCCM
4 23 (2.21%) Ansible
4 23 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 23 (2.21%) Puppet
5 19 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 16 (1.53%) Nagios
7 14 (1.34%) WSUS
8 13 (1.25%) Cacti
9 12 (1.15%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.05%) OpenView
11 10 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.86%) HP SIM
12 9 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (0.77%) OPNET
14 7 (0.67%) Nexpose
14 7 (0.67%) SmokePing
15 5 (0.48%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 628 (60.21%) Cisco
2 188 (18.02%) CheckPoint
3 160 (15.34%) Microsoft
4 130 (12.46%) Juniper
5 104 (9.97%) Palo Alto
6 102 (9.78%) F5
7 93 (8.92%) Aruba
8 84 (8.05%) HP
8 84 (8.05%) SolarWinds
9 80 (7.67%) Citrix
10 73 (7.00%) VMware
11 57 (5.47%) Fortinet
12 50 (4.79%) Nokia
13 48 (4.60%) Riverbed
14 41 (3.93%) Blue Coat
14 41 (3.93%) Remedy
15 40 (3.84%) Meraki
16 38 (3.64%) Google
17 29 (2.78%) IBM
18 28 (2.68%) Siemens
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