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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK / England
Rank 222 236 256
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing Wireless 454 474 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 6.97% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 264 207
Median daily rate £363 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
- +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 78
Median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +73.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.63 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-14.56% +50.00%

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
6246 6805 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.94% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 4092 3908
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 167 £375 +3.44% 55
South East -16 112 £355 +1.42% 37
West Midlands +19 33 £375 +50.00% 20
South West +4 31 £275 -23.61% 12
East of England 0 29 £195 -44.28% 34
North West +22 23 £344 +1.85% 11
North East +7 23 £360 - 1
East Midlands +10 18 £248 +13.14% 8
Yorkshire +5 17 £400 +25.00% 8
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 533 (61.90%) Cisco
2 404 (46.92%) Firewall
3 364 (42.28%) LAN
4 340 (39.49%) WAN
5 335 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
6 245 (28.46%) CCNP
7 224 (26.02%) CheckPoint
8 220 (25.55%) Windows
9 213 (24.74%) VPN
10 189 (21.95%) Juniper
11 179 (20.79%) TCP/IP
12 167 (19.40%) Security Cleared
13 164 (19.05%) ITIL
14 161 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
15 154 (17.89%) CCNA
15 154 (17.89%) Active Directory
16 152 (17.65%) Microsoft
17 143 (16.61%) F5
18 137 (15.91%) SC Cleared
19 134 (15.56%) Data Centre
20 130 (15.10%) Network Security
21 129 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
22 128 (14.87%) Finance
23 124 (14.40%) HP
24 121 (14.05%) CCIE
25 113 (13.12%) Aruba
26 98 (11.38%) DNS
27 97 (11.27%) OSPF
28 89 (10.34%) DHCP
29 88 (10.22%) Citrix

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 26 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 11 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.81%) IIS
5 7 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.23%) JBoss
8 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 85 (9.87%) MS Office
2 75 (8.71%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) assyst
1 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.72%) Office 365
3 4 (0.46%) Akamai
3 4 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.35%) IaaS
4 3 (0.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) G Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 404 (46.92%) Firewall
2 364 (42.28%) LAN
3 340 (39.49%) WAN
4 213 (24.74%) VPN
5 179 (20.79%) TCP/IP
6 161 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
7 130 (15.10%) Network Security
8 129 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 98 (11.38%) DNS
10 97 (11.27%) OSPF
11 89 (10.34%) DHCP
12 88 (10.22%) BGP
13 86 (9.99%) Internet
14 85 (9.87%) Cisco Wireless
14 85 (9.87%) MPLS
15 83 (9.64%) VoIP
16 79 (9.18%) WLAN
17 67 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
18 64 (7.43%) Ethernet
18 64 (7.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.05%) Redis
3 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.58%) MySQL
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.12%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.35%) JIRA
3 3 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.12%) AppScan
4 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.12%) GDB
4 1 (0.12%) GitLab
4 1 (0.12%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
General
1 128 (14.87%) Finance
2 88 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.48%) Retail
4 27 (3.14%) Banking
5 23 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.32%) Legal
7 11 (1.28%) Electronics
8 9 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 8 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.81%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Marketing
12 5 (0.58%) Automotive
13 4 (0.46%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 3 (0.35%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) Avionics
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Games
15 2 (0.23%) Law
15 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 314 (36.47%) Network Engineer
2 118 (13.70%) Analyst
3 82 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 75 (8.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 73 (8.48%) Support Engineer
6 69 (8.01%) Architect
7 44 (5.11%) Network Analyst
8 42 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 41 (4.76%) Network Support
10 39 (4.53%) Security Engineer
10 39 (4.53%) Senior Network Engineer
11 36 (4.18%) Support Analyst
12 32 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (3.72%) Network Architect
13 31 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
14 27 (3.14%) Network Support Engineer
15 25 (2.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 25 (2.90%) Desktop Support
16 24 (2.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 22 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.13%) 802.1X
2 21 (2.44%) Web Services
3 11 (1.28%) XMPP
4 9 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (0.93%) RESTful
5 8 (0.93%) WAP
6 7 (0.81%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.46%) CSS
8 2 (0.23%) .NET
8 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.23%) Middleware
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.23%) WSDL
8 2 (0.23%) XSD
9 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.12%) HTML
9 1 (0.12%) jQuery
9 1 (0.12%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.12%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 134 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 61 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 37 (4.30%) Blackberry
6 27 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 17 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.97%) RSA SecurID
8 14 (1.63%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.51%) CESG
9 13 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.39%) NHS
11 10 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
12 9 (1.05%) PKI
12 9 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.93%) CMDB
14 7 (0.81%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.81%) Handset
14 7 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 220 (25.55%) Windows
2 85 (9.87%) Windows 7
3 77 (8.94%) Linux
4 62 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 53 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (4.18%) Unix
8 35 (4.07%) Mac OS X
9 26 (3.02%) Windows 10
10 25 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 22 (2.56%) Android
11 22 (2.56%) Apple iOS
12 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.86%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.93%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.35%) Solaris
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (19.05%) ITIL
2 88 (10.22%) Network Design
3 84 (9.76%) Service Management
4 67 (7.78%) Network Management
5 61 (7.08%) Load Balancing
6 60 (6.97%) Change Management
7 59 (6.85%) Information Security
8 50 (5.81%) Project Management
9 47 (5.46%) ITSM
9 47 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
10 45 (5.23%) Migration
11 39 (4.53%) Service Delivery
12 38 (4.41%) Incident Management
13 32 (3.72%) Time Management
14 31 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
14 31 (3.60%) Problem Management
14 31 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (2.67%) SIEM
16 22 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.48%) Python
2 29 (3.37%) C
3 22 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.86%) Java
5 13 (1.51%) Embedded C
6 11 (1.28%) C++
6 11 (1.28%) SQL
7 10 (1.16%) VBScript
8 8 (0.93%) Perl
9 5 (0.58%) Embedded C++
10 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.35%) C#
11 3 (0.35%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.35%) PHP
11 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.12%) Tcl
13 1 (0.12%) VB
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 335 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (28.46%) CCNP
3 167 (19.40%) Security Cleared
4 154 (17.89%) CCNA
5 137 (15.91%) SC Cleared
6 121 (14.05%) CCIE
7 70 (8.13%) Degree
8 63 (7.32%) CCSA
9 54 (6.27%) CCSE
10 53 (6.16%) CCDP
11 42 (4.88%) CISSP
12 38 (4.41%) JNCIA
13 37 (4.30%) JNCIE
14 36 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 34 (3.95%) CCIP
16 30 (3.48%) MCSE
17 26 (3.02%) HP ASE
17 26 (3.02%) HP MASE
18 24 (2.79%) DV Cleared
19 21 (2.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.34%) SLA
2 26 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.51%) RMADS
5 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.35%) QA
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 154 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 62 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.46%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.67%) vSphere
5 20 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (1.97%) Firmware
7 16 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (1.39%) ProxySG
9 11 (1.28%) XenServer
10 9 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.05%) XenApp
10 9 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.81%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.46%) Docker
12 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.35%) LXC
14 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.23%) KVM
14 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 73 (8.48%) FortiGate
2 51 (5.92%) Cisco Prime
3 31 (3.60%) SCCM
4 17 (1.97%) Nagios
5 16 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 13 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.28%) RSA enVision
8 10 (1.16%) Nexpose
8 10 (1.16%) QRadar
9 9 (1.05%) Kibana
9 9 (1.05%) logstash
9 9 (1.05%) Puppet
10 8 (0.93%) OPNET
11 7 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.70%) Ansible
12 6 (0.70%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 533 (61.90%) Cisco
2 224 (26.02%) CheckPoint
3 189 (21.95%) Juniper
4 152 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 143 (16.61%) F5
6 124 (14.40%) HP
7 113 (13.12%) Aruba
8 88 (10.22%) Citrix
9 87 (10.10%) VMware
10 84 (9.76%) Riverbed
11 81 (9.41%) Palo Alto
12 71 (8.25%) Fortinet
12 71 (8.25%) SolarWinds
13 57 (6.62%) Apple
14 56 (6.50%) Blue Coat
15 49 (5.69%) Dell
16 29 (3.37%) Avaya
17 24 (2.79%) Intel Security
17 24 (2.79%) Meraki
17 24 (2.79%) Symantec
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
aap3
Rate: negotiable based on exp
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £120.00 - £155.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + Van & Laptop
Posted: 15 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + Van & Laptop
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + Van & Laptop
Posted: 14 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago