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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 212 272 241
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -31
Contract jobs citing Wireless 507 351 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 5.48% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 171 143
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£300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 65 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -25.00%
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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
7430 6408 6442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 12.99% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4118 3376 3225
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 395 550
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +32 186 £313 -3.84% 53
South East +37 140 £290 -17.14% 82
East of England +32 54 £265 +11.57% 21
North West -10 33 £388 +55.00% 20
South West +14 32 £308 +36.77% 22
Yorkshire +9 26 £120 -56.36% 9
West Midlands 0 16 £350 -2.77% 10
East Midlands -2 15 £425 +70.00% 9
North East -1 1 £155 -35.41% 2
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 518 (54.93%) Cisco
2 357 (37.86%) Firewall
3 354 (37.54%) LAN
4 301 (31.92%) WAN
5 272 (28.84%) Cisco Certification
6 225 (23.86%) Windows
7 220 (23.33%) VPN
8 179 (18.98%) Cisco ASA
9 175 (18.56%) Microsoft
10 170 (18.03%) CCNP
11 167 (17.71%) MPLS
12 155 (16.44%) Telecoms
13 151 (16.01%) BGP
14 146 (15.48%) ITIL
15 145 (15.38%) OSPF
16 141 (14.95%) CheckPoint
17 136 (14.42%) CCNA
18 135 (14.32%) Active Directory
19 128 (13.57%) Juniper
19 128 (13.57%) VoIP
19 128 (13.57%) F5
20 121 (12.83%) DNS
21 118 (12.51%) TCP/IP
22 113 (11.98%) Internet
22 113 (11.98%) Network Security
23 111 (11.77%) WLAN
24 106 (11.24%) MS Office
25 104 (11.03%) HP
26 102 (10.82%) DHCP
27 100 (10.60%) Finance

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.97%) Lync
2 28 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 28 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.44%) IIS
5 18 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.42%) WordPress
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 106 (11.24%) MS Office
2 65 (6.89%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.64%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) assyst
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.95%) Office 365
2 5 (0.53%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.32%) IaaS
5 2 (0.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 357 (37.86%) Firewall
2 354 (37.54%) LAN
3 301 (31.92%) WAN
4 220 (23.33%) VPN
5 179 (18.98%) Cisco ASA
6 167 (17.71%) MPLS
7 151 (16.01%) BGP
8 145 (15.38%) OSPF
9 128 (13.57%) VoIP
10 121 (12.83%) DNS
11 118 (12.51%) TCP/IP
12 113 (11.98%) Internet
12 113 (11.98%) Network Security
13 111 (11.77%) WLAN
14 102 (10.82%) DHCP
15 99 (10.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 96 (10.18%) Wi-Fi
17 92 (9.76%) EIGRP
18 68 (7.21%) LTE
18 68 (7.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.21%) MySQL
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Selenium
2 4 (0.42%) JIRA
3 3 (0.32%) Trac
3 3 (0.32%) Redmine
3 3 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.21%) Subversion
4 2 (0.21%) JUnit
4 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.11%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 155 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 100 (10.60%) Finance
3 43 (4.56%) Banking
4 23 (2.44%) Retail
5 22 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.12%) Electronics
7 14 (1.48%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.95%) Back Office
9 9 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.85%) Local Government
10 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.74%) Billing
11 7 (0.74%) Games
12 6 (0.64%) Marketing
13 5 (0.53%) Legal
14 4 (0.42%) Law
15 3 (0.32%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 249 (26.41%) Network Engineer
2 132 (14.00%) Analyst
3 67 (7.10%) Support Engineer
4 53 (5.62%) Architect
4 53 (5.62%) Consultant
5 48 (5.09%) Support Analyst
6 41 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 40 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
8 38 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 34 (3.61%) Security Engineer
10 32 (3.39%) Network Support
11 31 (3.29%) Wireless Engineer
12 30 (3.18%) IT Support
12 30 (3.18%) Network Consultant
13 29 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
14 25 (2.65%) 1st Line Support
15 24 (2.55%) Test Engineer
16 23 (2.44%) Design Engineer
16 23 (2.44%) Network Security Engineer
17 22 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.17%) .NET
2 7 (0.74%) HTML
3 5 (0.53%) Middleware
3 5 (0.53%) J2EE
4 4 (0.42%) CGI
4 4 (0.42%) WAP
4 4 (0.42%) BREW
4 4 (0.42%) XMPP
4 4 (0.42%) HTML5
5 3 (0.32%) JSON
5 3 (0.32%) Ajax
5 3 (0.32%) MAPI
5 3 (0.32%) J2ME
6 2 (0.21%) Web Services
6 2 (0.21%) ODBC
6 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.21%) CSS
6 2 (0.21%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) CSS3
7 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.09%) Blackberry
2 40 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.12%) PKI
6 16 (1.70%) SecurID
6 16 (1.70%) Smartphone
7 15 (1.59%) Handset
8 14 (1.48%) Clustering
8 14 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 14 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.48%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.38%) Replication
10 12 (1.27%) NHS
11 11 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.06%) e-Health
12 10 (1.06%) Smartcard
13 9 (0.95%) iPad
13 9 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 225 (23.86%) Windows
2 88 (9.33%) Linux
3 82 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 58 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (4.98%) Windows XP
6 31 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (3.18%) UNIX
8 29 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.55%) Windows 8
10 21 (2.23%) Solaris
11 20 (2.12%) Android
12 19 (2.01%) Windows Vista
13 16 (1.70%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.53%) CentOS
16 4 (0.42%) ThreadX
17 3 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (15.48%) ITIL
2 93 (9.86%) Load Balancing
3 67 (7.10%) Network Management
4 56 (5.94%) Migration
5 51 (5.41%) Project Management
6 45 (4.77%) Service Management
7 40 (4.24%) Incident Management
8 34 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
9 33 (3.50%) Network Design
10 32 (3.39%) Network Planning
11 30 (3.18%) Validation
11 30 (3.18%) Service Delivery
12 28 (2.97%) Software Engineering
13 23 (2.44%) PRINCE2
13 23 (2.44%) E-Commerce
14 22 (2.33%) Mentoring
15 21 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (2.01%) Change Control
17 18 (1.91%) Enterprise Architecture
17 18 (1.91%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.79%) C
2 33 (3.50%) Embedded C
3 26 (2.76%) SQL
4 21 (2.23%) Perl
4 21 (2.23%) Python
5 17 (1.80%) C++
6 10 (1.06%) Embedded C++
7 9 (0.95%) Java
7 9 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.53%) PHP
11 4 (0.42%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.42%) Ruby
12 3 (0.32%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.32%) VC++
13 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.21%) Lua
14 1 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 272 (28.84%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (18.03%) CCNP
3 136 (14.42%) CCNA
4 87 (9.23%) Degree
5 55 (5.83%) CCIE
6 43 (4.56%) Security Cleared
7 41 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (3.82%) CISSP
9 31 (3.29%) SC Cleared
10 24 (2.55%) A+ Certification
10 24 (2.55%) MCSE
11 21 (2.23%) MCP
12 17 (1.80%) MCDST
13 16 (1.70%) CCDP
14 14 (1.48%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.38%) MCITP
16 12 (1.27%) HP ASE
17 11 (1.17%) CCSE
18 10 (1.06%) CISM
18 10 (1.06%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.79%) SLA
2 22 (2.33%) QA
3 20 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 135 (14.32%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.55%) vSphere
5 15 (1.59%) ProxySG
6 13 (1.38%) XenApp
7 10 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.95%) ISA Server
9 8 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (0.74%) Firmware
11 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.21%) Xen
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.11%) UAG
13 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (2.55%) SCCM
3 20 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (1.06%) RANCID
6 9 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (0.74%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
10 5 (0.53%) Nessus
11 4 (0.42%) OPNET
11 4 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.32%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.32%) Control-M
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.21%) DameWare
13 2 (0.21%) Netcool
Vendors
1 518 (54.93%) Cisco
2 175 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 141 (14.95%) CheckPoint
4 128 (13.57%) Juniper
4 128 (13.57%) F5
5 104 (11.03%) HP
6 93 (9.86%) Citrix
7 89 (9.44%) SolarWinds
8 86 (9.12%) VMware
9 57 (6.04%) Blue Coat
10 51 (5.41%) Aruba
11 41 (4.35%) Ericsson
12 39 (4.14%) McAfee
13 37 (3.92%) Avaya
13 37 (3.92%) Nortel
14 36 (3.82%) Fortinet
15 35 (3.71%) CA
16 31 (3.29%) Infoblox
17 29 (3.08%) Remedy
18 27 (2.86%) Nokia
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Rate: £151 per annum + NEG
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £44 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £28.69 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago