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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 220 249 247
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 544 504 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 0.97% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 6.83% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 285 254
Median daily rate £375 £336 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.78 £44.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
7846 7381 7628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 14.16% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4850 4271 4179
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 478 432
Median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £47.83 £45.00
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 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 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
London -4 208 £420 +5.00% 54
South East +2 128 £375 +11.11% 37
West Midlands +5 51 £420 +52.72% 11
East of England +28 40 £280 -8.57% 18
South West +12 39 £400 +28.00% 14
East Midlands +11 24 £300 -14.28% 4
Yorkshire -1 24 £380 +52.00% 12
North West -9 19 £320 +6.66% 15
Midlands -11 3 £200 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 664 (62.29%) Cisco
2 498 (46.72%) Firewall
3 433 (40.62%) LAN
4 417 (39.12%) WAN
5 407 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
6 298 (27.95%) CCNP
7 263 (24.67%) Cisco ASA
8 239 (22.42%) Windows
9 223 (20.92%) TCP/IP
10 220 (20.64%) VPN
11 214 (20.08%) CCNA
12 213 (19.98%) Network Security
13 203 (19.04%) CheckPoint
14 184 (17.26%) ITIL
15 175 (16.42%) Microsoft
16 174 (16.32%) Data Centre
17 170 (15.95%) VoIP
18 164 (15.38%) Active Directory
19 163 (15.29%) Juniper
20 162 (15.20%) Security Cleared
21 150 (14.07%) Finance
22 149 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
23 140 (13.13%) Wi-Fi
24 135 (12.66%) Cisco Wireless
25 131 (12.29%) CCIE
26 130 (12.20%) SC Cleared
26 130 (12.20%) Palo Alto
27 124 (11.63%) DNS
28 122 (11.44%) OSPF
29 121 (11.35%) Aruba

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 53 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.78%) Mule
5 17 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.03%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.75%) IIS
10 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.28%) CMS
12 2 (0.19%) JBoss
12 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.19%) WordPress
13 1 (0.094%) Apache
13 1 (0.094%) Confluence
13 1 (0.094%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.094%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 73 (6.85%) MS Office
3 21 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) InDesign
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.19%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.094%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.28%) assyst
2 3 (0.28%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.094%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.57%) Office 365
2 57 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.13%) IaaS
5 9 (0.84%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.47%) SaaS
8 4 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.094%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.094%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.094%) Trello
9 1 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 498 (46.72%) Firewall
2 433 (40.62%) LAN
3 417 (39.12%) WAN
4 263 (24.67%) Cisco ASA
5 223 (20.92%) TCP/IP
6 220 (20.64%) VPN
7 213 (19.98%) Network Security
8 170 (15.95%) VoIP
9 149 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 140 (13.13%) Wi-Fi
11 135 (12.66%) Cisco Wireless
12 124 (11.63%) DNS
13 122 (11.44%) OSPF
14 119 (11.16%) BGP
15 117 (10.98%) DHCP
16 109 (10.23%) Internet
17 103 (9.66%) MPLS
18 80 (7.50%) WLAN
19 77 (7.22%) SSL
20 74 (6.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.75%) MySQL
6 6 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.56%) MS Access
7 4 (0.38%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.28%) FileMaker
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.094%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.094%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.38%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.38%) JIRA
3 3 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.094%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.094%) AppScan
5 1 (0.094%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.094%) Gradle
5 1 (0.094%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.094%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.094%) Maven
5 1 (0.094%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.094%) RSpec
5 1 (0.094%) Selenium
5 1 (0.094%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 150 (14.07%) Finance
2 96 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.00%) Retail
4 24 (2.25%) Banking
5 21 (1.97%) Electronics
6 19 (1.78%) Legal
7 13 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.13%) Marketing
9 9 (0.84%) Automotive
9 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.75%) Back Office
10 8 (0.75%) Games
11 6 (0.56%) Advertising
11 6 (0.56%) Billing
11 6 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.28%) Local Government
12 3 (0.28%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.094%) Military
14 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 401 (37.62%) Network Engineer
2 135 (12.66%) Architect
3 118 (11.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 111 (10.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 79 (7.41%) Analyst
6 66 (6.19%) Security Engineer
7 63 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
7 63 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 63 (5.91%) Support Engineer
8 58 (5.44%) Network Architect
9 54 (5.07%) Wireless Engineer
10 47 (4.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 46 (4.32%) Consultant
12 40 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
14 34 (3.19%) Wireless Network Engineer
15 33 (3.10%) Project Manager
16 32 (3.00%) Network Analyst
17 31 (2.91%) Network Support
18 30 (2.81%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.07%) 802.1X
2 8 (0.75%) Web Services
3 6 (0.56%) Middleware
4 4 (0.38%) CSS
4 4 (0.38%) XMPP
5 3 (0.28%) OpenEmbedded
5 3 (0.28%) WAP
5 3 (0.28%) XML
5 3 (0.28%) Yocto
6 2 (0.19%) HTML
6 2 (0.19%) HTML5
6 2 (0.19%) JSON
6 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.19%) SAML
6 2 (0.19%) WSDL
6 2 (0.19%) XSD
7 1 (0.094%) .NET
7 1 (0.094%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.094%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 174 (16.32%) Data Centre
2 63 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 35 (3.28%) PKI
6 20 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (1.59%) CESG
9 15 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.13%) BYOD
12 9 (0.84%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.84%) Smart Meter
12 9 (0.84%) VHDL
13 8 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.66%) AS400
14 7 (0.66%) NHS
14 7 (0.66%) Telematics
15 6 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 239 (22.42%) Windows
2 97 (9.10%) Windows Server
3 85 (7.97%) Linux
4 58 (5.44%) Windows 7
5 53 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (3.94%) Mac OS X
8 37 (3.47%) Unix
9 28 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (2.35%) Windows XP
11 20 (1.88%) Windows 10
12 16 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.31%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.94%) Solaris
14 10 (0.94%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.66%) Android
16 6 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.28%) CentOS
19 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (17.26%) ITIL
2 105 (9.85%) Change Management
3 89 (8.35%) Network Design
4 79 (7.41%) Network Management
5 75 (7.04%) Project Management
6 54 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
7 52 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 47 (4.41%) Migration
9 41 (3.85%) Service Management
10 39 (3.66%) Information Security
11 34 (3.19%) Penetration Testing
12 33 (3.10%) Service Delivery
12 33 (3.10%) Software Engineering
13 32 (3.00%) PRINCE2
14 31 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
14 31 (2.91%) Network Architecture
15 30 (2.81%) Mentoring
16 29 (2.72%) DevOps
17 28 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
17 28 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.91%) C
2 31 (2.91%) Embedded C
3 29 (2.72%) C++
4 24 (2.25%) SQL
5 21 (1.97%) Python
6 20 (1.88%) Java
7 18 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.13%) Perl
8 12 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.84%) Embedded C++
10 7 (0.66%) Ruby
11 6 (0.56%) C#
12 3 (0.28%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.28%) PHP
13 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.19%) Tcl
14 1 (0.094%) Korn
14 1 (0.094%) R
Qualifications
1 407 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 298 (27.95%) CCNP
3 214 (20.08%) CCNA
4 162 (15.20%) Security Cleared
5 131 (12.29%) CCIE
6 130 (12.20%) SC Cleared
7 60 (5.63%) Degree
8 57 (5.35%) CCDP
9 47 (4.41%) CISSP
10 23 (2.16%) CCSE
10 23 (2.16%) JNCIP
11 22 (2.06%) MCP
11 22 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (1.88%) DV Cleared
13 19 (1.78%) CCDA
14 18 (1.69%) MCSE
15 16 (1.50%) MCSA
16 15 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.31%) DBS Check
18 12 (1.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.07%) SLA
2 23 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.56%) RMADS
6 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.28%) QA
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.094%) GCP
9 1 (0.094%) GxP
9 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 164 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.59%) Firmware
4 17 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
5 15 (1.41%) vSphere
6 12 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.13%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.66%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.66%) UAG
8 7 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.66%) XenServer
9 5 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.47%) XenApp
10 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (5.53%) FortiGate
2 48 (4.50%) Cisco Prime
3 43 (4.03%) SCCM
4 30 (2.81%) Puppet
5 29 (2.72%) Ansible
6 25 (2.35%) Cacti
6 25 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (2.35%) Nagios
7 21 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
8 14 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (1.22%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (1.03%) Nexpose
12 10 (0.94%) SmokePing
13 8 (0.75%) OpenView
13 8 (0.75%) WSUS
14 7 (0.66%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 5 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
15 5 (0.47%) OPNET
Vendors
1 664 (62.29%) Cisco
2 203 (19.04%) CheckPoint
3 175 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 163 (15.29%) Juniper
5 130 (12.20%) Palo Alto
6 121 (11.35%) Aruba
7 109 (10.23%) F5
8 93 (8.72%) Citrix
9 90 (8.44%) SolarWinds
10 77 (7.22%) HP
11 71 (6.66%) VMware
12 60 (5.63%) Riverbed
13 57 (5.35%) Fortinet
14 55 (5.16%) Blue Coat
15 54 (5.07%) Meraki
16 43 (4.03%) Remedy
17 34 (3.19%) Dell
17 34 (3.19%) Intel Security
18 32 (3.00%) Google
19 30 (2.81%) Avaya
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PSTG Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Networking People
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
TRG
Rate: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago