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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 233 237 252
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Wireless 513 445 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 5.95% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 253 203
Average daily rate
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£330 £323 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 45
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.71 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £44.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +31 196 £400 +14.28% 52
South East +27 145 £335 +18.58% 39
North West -30 39 £300 +9.09% 18
East of England +1 35 £306 -8.92% 39
South West +3 31 £313 -10.71% 25
Yorkshire -27 21 £250 -9.09% 14
West Midlands -5 16 £275 +14.58% 11
East Midlands -26 11 £350 -5.08% 10
North East -21 7 £270 -28.00% 1
Midlands - 5 - -
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 598 (56.90%) Cisco
2 455 (43.29%) Firewall
3 396 (37.68%) LAN
4 378 (35.97%) WAN
5 367 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
6 269 (25.59%) Windows
7 249 (23.69%) VPN
8 241 (22.93%) CCNP
9 203 (19.31%) Cisco ASA
10 191 (18.17%) BGP
11 181 (17.22%) CCNA
12 177 (16.84%) VoIP
13 171 (16.27%) CheckPoint
14 170 (16.18%) OSPF
15 169 (16.08%) Data Centre
16 164 (15.60%) MPLS
17 153 (14.56%) Network Security
18 150 (14.27%) Microsoft
18 150 (14.27%) TCP/IP
18 150 (14.27%) DNS
19 146 (13.89%) Active Directory
20 141 (13.42%) Juniper
21 138 (13.13%) ITIL
22 135 (12.84%) F5
23 131 (12.46%) EIGRP
24 130 (12.37%) VMware
25 128 (12.18%) Finance
25 128 (12.18%) Linux
26 126 (11.99%) Telecoms
27 125 (11.89%) Wi-Fi

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 53 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.57%) Lync
5 25 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.05%) IIS
9 8 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.29%) CMS
11 3 (0.29%) WordPress
12 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.19%) Node.js
13 1 (0.095%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.095%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.095%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.095%) JBoss
Applications
1 64 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.99%) MS Office
3 28 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.48%) MS Project
7 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.29%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.095%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.095%) RMDS
2 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.095%) assyst
2 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.24%) Office 365
3 8 (0.76%) SoftLayer
3 8 (0.76%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.57%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.29%) Yammer
5 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.19%) SaaS
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 455 (43.29%) Firewall
2 396 (37.68%) LAN
3 378 (35.97%) WAN
4 249 (23.69%) VPN
5 203 (19.31%) Cisco ASA
6 191 (18.17%) BGP
7 177 (16.84%) VoIP
8 170 (16.18%) OSPF
9 164 (15.60%) MPLS
10 153 (14.56%) Network Security
11 150 (14.27%) DNS
11 150 (14.27%) TCP/IP
12 131 (12.46%) EIGRP
13 125 (11.89%) Wi-Fi
14 123 (11.70%) DHCP
15 118 (11.23%) IPsec
16 109 (10.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 109 (10.37%) Internet
17 108 (10.28%) VLAN
18 95 (9.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.67%) MySQL
5 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.29%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.19%) MS Access
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.19%) Big Data
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.095%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.095%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.095%) DTS
9 1 (0.095%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.57%) JIRA
4 5 (0.48%) Trac
5 4 (0.38%) Redmine
5 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.29%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.29%) JUnit
6 3 (0.29%) Selenium
6 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.29%) Subversion
7 2 (0.19%) Hudson
7 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.095%) Ant
8 1 (0.095%) Xcode
8 1 (0.095%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.095%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.095%) Axure RP
General
1 128 (12.18%) Finance
2 126 (11.99%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.57%) Retail
4 20 (1.90%) Multimedia
5 15 (1.43%) Banking
6 11 (1.05%) Legal
6 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.86%) Electronics
7 9 (0.86%) Local Government
8 8 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.76%) Law
9 5 (0.48%) Billing
9 5 (0.48%) Advertising
9 5 (0.48%) Marketing
10 4 (0.38%) German Language
10 4 (0.38%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.095%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 349 (33.21%) Network Engineer
2 112 (10.66%) Analyst
3 94 (8.94%) Architect
4 72 (6.85%) Consultant
5 61 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
6 51 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 49 (4.66%) Support Engineer
8 47 (4.47%) Project Manager
8 47 (4.47%) Cisco Engineer
8 47 (4.47%) Wireless Engineer
9 44 (4.19%) Network Architect
10 42 (4.00%) Network Consultant
11 41 (3.90%) Network Support
12 34 (3.24%) Network Analyst
13 32 (3.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 32 (3.04%) Infrastructure Architect
14 30 (2.85%) Security Engineer
15 29 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 23 (2.19%) Design Engineer
16 23 (2.19%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (7.90%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.43%) Middleware
2 15 (1.43%) XMPP
3 13 (1.24%) .NET
4 9 (0.86%) CSS
4 9 (0.86%) Spring
5 8 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (0.76%) Grails
6 6 (0.57%) HTML
6 6 (0.57%) Web Services
7 5 (0.48%) XML
8 4 (0.38%) WAP
9 3 (0.29%) ODBC
9 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.29%) Ember.js
10 2 (0.19%) jQuery
10 2 (0.19%) Ajax
10 2 (0.19%) HTML5
10 2 (0.19%) CGI
11 1 (0.095%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 169 (16.08%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.66%) PKI
4 36 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
6 31 (2.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 26 (2.47%) Blackberry
8 21 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.71%) NHS
10 17 (1.62%) iPhone
11 16 (1.52%) HP Storage
12 15 (1.43%) iPad
13 13 (1.24%) Statistics
14 12 (1.14%) e-Health
15 11 (1.05%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.95%) CMDB
17 9 (0.86%) Cryptography
18 8 (0.76%) Handset
18 8 (0.76%) Smartphone
18 8 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 269 (25.59%) Windows
2 128 (12.18%) Linux
3 91 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (7.52%) Windows 7
5 60 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (5.52%) UNIX
8 40 (3.81%) Windows XP
9 31 (2.95%) Android
10 27 (2.57%) Windows 8
11 24 (2.28%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.19%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.90%) Solaris
14 14 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 14 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.38%) CentOS
17 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (13.13%) ITIL
2 118 (11.23%) Load Balancing
3 103 (9.80%) Network Design
4 92 (8.75%) Network Management
5 68 (6.47%) Project Management
6 62 (5.90%) Network Monitoring
7 47 (4.47%) Service Management
7 47 (4.47%) Capacity Planning
8 44 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
9 43 (4.09%) Information Security
10 42 (4.00%) Migration
11 41 (3.90%) Change Management
12 40 (3.81%) Change Control
13 32 (3.04%) Service Delivery
13 32 (3.04%) PRINCE2
14 31 (2.95%) Network Architecture
15 28 (2.66%) Incident Management
16 27 (2.57%) DDoS Mitigation
17 25 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
18 23 (2.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.95%) C
2 45 (4.28%) SQL
3 31 (2.95%) Python
4 22 (2.09%) Perl
4 22 (2.09%) C++
5 17 (1.62%) Java
5 17 (1.62%) Embedded C
5 17 (1.62%) Ruby
6 15 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.14%) VB
7 12 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 9 (0.86%) C#
9 8 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.76%) PHP
9 8 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.67%) Embedded C++
11 5 (0.48%) Assembly Language
11 5 (0.48%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 367 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (22.93%) CCNP
3 181 (17.22%) CCNA
4 84 (7.99%) Degree
5 64 (6.09%) CCIE
6 57 (5.42%) Security Cleared
7 41 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 27 (2.57%) CISSP
9 24 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (2.09%) CCDP
11 17 (1.62%) MCSE
11 17 (1.62%) CCSA
12 15 (1.43%) CCSE
13 14 (1.33%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.24%) CCIP
15 12 (1.14%) CCDA
16 11 (1.05%) JNCIE
17 10 (0.95%) HND
18 9 (0.86%) CCSP
18 9 (0.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.42%) SLA
2 20 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.43%) QA
4 12 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.095%) JTAG
8 1 (0.095%) TickIT
8 1 (0.095%) WAI
System Software
1 146 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 79 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.47%) ProxySG
5 20 (1.90%) vSphere
6 13 (1.24%) XenApp
6 13 (1.24%) Firmware
7 11 (1.05%) XenServer
8 10 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.95%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.57%) Samba
10 5 (0.48%) Snort
10 5 (0.48%) Squid
11 4 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.38%) NFS
12 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (3.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (2.66%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (1.90%) RANCID
4 18 (1.71%) SCCM
5 16 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 16 (1.52%) AirWatch
6 14 (1.33%) Control-M
6 14 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 13 (1.24%) Nagios
8 12 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
9 11 (1.05%) OpenView
9 11 (1.05%) ARCserve
9 11 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (0.86%) WSUS
10 9 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.86%) Puppet
11 8 (0.76%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 598 (56.90%) Cisco
2 171 (16.27%) CheckPoint
3 150 (14.27%) Microsoft
4 141 (13.42%) Juniper
5 135 (12.84%) F5
6 130 (12.37%) VMware
7 113 (10.75%) SolarWinds
8 104 (9.90%) Citrix
9 100 (9.51%) HP
9 100 (9.51%) Aruba
10 62 (5.90%) Blue Coat
11 50 (4.76%) Nokia
12 47 (4.47%) Infoblox
13 44 (4.19%) Riverbed
14 40 (3.81%) Avaya
14 40 (3.81%) CA
15 31 (2.95%) Nortel
16 30 (2.85%) Symantec
17 28 (2.66%) Oracle
18 26 (2.47%) Apple
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