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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 244 274 259
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Wireless 443 319 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 5.00% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 157 145
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 51 61
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £27.50 £22.17
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +24.06%
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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +76 201 £325 +8.33% 53
South East +4 98 £325 +8.33% 47
East of England -7 44 £260 -30.66% 21
North West +15 41 £360 -13.25% 8
South West -16 27 £334 +33.50% 21
East Midlands +2 11 £324 +54.16% 7
West Midlands -16 9 £375 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -17 7 £330 +88.57% 16
North East -32 1 £285 -
Midlands - - - -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 445 (54.14%) Cisco
2 342 (41.61%) LAN
3 274 (33.33%) Firewall
4 262 (31.87%) WAN
5 253 (30.78%) Cisco Certification
6 221 (26.89%) Windows
7 181 (22.02%) Microsoft
8 161 (19.59%) VPN
9 148 (18.00%) CCNP
10 136 (16.55%) WLAN
11 135 (16.42%) ITIL
12 127 (15.45%) CCNA
13 125 (15.21%) Active Directory
14 121 (14.72%) Telecoms
15 118 (14.36%) HP
16 115 (13.99%) CheckPoint
17 112 (13.63%) BGP
18 110 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
19 109 (13.26%) DHCP
20 108 (13.14%) OSPF
21 106 (12.90%) Windows 7
22 105 (12.77%) DNS
23 102 (12.41%) VoIP
24 99 (12.04%) MS Office
24 99 (12.04%) MPLS
25 98 (11.92%) Juniper
26 93 (11.31%) F5
27 92 (11.19%) TCP/IP
28 91 (11.07%) Cisco Nexus
29 85 (10.34%) VMware

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 83 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (3.28%) Lync
7 22 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (2.19%) IIS
9 8 (0.97%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 99 (12.04%) MS Office
2 70 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Summit
2 7 (0.85%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.85%) Office 365
2 5 (0.61%) IaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 342 (41.61%) LAN
2 274 (33.33%) Firewall
3 262 (31.87%) WAN
4 161 (19.59%) VPN
5 136 (16.55%) WLAN
6 112 (13.63%) BGP
7 110 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
8 109 (13.26%) DHCP
9 108 (13.14%) OSPF
10 105 (12.77%) DNS
11 102 (12.41%) VoIP
12 99 (12.04%) MPLS
13 92 (11.19%) TCP/IP
14 91 (11.07%) Cisco Nexus
15 81 (9.85%) Internet
16 76 (9.25%) SAN
17 70 (8.52%) Wi-Fi
18 68 (8.27%) EIGRP
18 68 (8.27%) Network Security
19 52 (6.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.61%) DB2
3 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.12%) MS Access
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.12%) Big Data
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.12%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Selenium
2 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.24%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.24%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.24%) JIRA
4 2 (0.24%) Redmine
4 2 (0.24%) Trac
4 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.12%) JUnit
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.12%) Toad
5 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 121 (14.72%) Telecoms
2 79 (9.61%) Finance
3 32 (3.89%) Banking
4 20 (2.43%) Retail
5 14 (1.70%) Electronics
6 13 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.73%) Back Office
9 6 (0.73%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.61%) Local Government
10 5 (0.61%) Marketing
10 5 (0.61%) Games
11 4 (0.49%) Legal
12 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 233 (28.35%) Network Engineer
2 112 (13.63%) Analyst
3 58 (7.06%) Consultant
4 53 (6.45%) Architect
5 51 (6.20%) Support Engineer
6 44 (5.35%) Support Analyst
7 39 (4.74%) Wireless Engineer
8 32 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
10 28 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (3.28%) Project Manager
11 27 (3.28%) Network Consultant
12 26 (3.16%) Security Engineer
13 25 (3.04%) Network Analyst
14 21 (2.55%) Senior Network Engineer
14 21 (2.55%) Network Support
14 21 (2.55%) Network Security Engineer
15 20 (2.43%) 1st Line Support
16 19 (2.31%) IT Support
17 17 (2.07%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.58%) .NET
2 6 (0.73%) HTML
2 6 (0.73%) Middleware
3 4 (0.49%) CGI
3 4 (0.49%) Ajax
3 4 (0.49%) BREW
3 4 (0.49%) J2EE
3 4 (0.49%) CSS
4 3 (0.36%) Web Services
4 3 (0.36%) J2ME
4 3 (0.36%) WAP
4 3 (0.36%) MAPI
4 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.24%) JSON
5 2 (0.24%) WCF
5 2 (0.24%) jQuery
5 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.54%) Blackberry
2 38 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.31%) Clustering
5 19 (2.31%) Smartphone
6 18 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.07%) Handset
8 14 (1.70%) Thin Client
8 14 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.58%) iPad
9 13 (1.58%) SecurID
10 12 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.22%) PKI
11 10 (1.22%) Smartcard
11 10 (1.22%) NHS
12 7 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (0.85%) Life Science
13 6 (0.73%) iPhone
13 6 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 221 (26.89%) Windows
2 106 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 75 (9.12%) Linux
4 66 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (7.42%) Windows XP
6 53 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.55%) UNIX
10 18 (2.19%) Windows Vista
11 15 (1.82%) Mac OS X
11 15 (1.82%) Solaris
12 14 (1.70%) Android
13 11 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.36%) AIX
15 2 (0.24%) ThreadX
15 2 (0.24%) VMS
15 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (16.42%) ITIL
2 72 (8.76%) Load Balancing
3 66 (8.03%) Project Management
4 46 (5.60%) Migration
5 45 (5.47%) Network Management
6 33 (4.01%) Service Management
6 33 (4.01%) Network Design
7 29 (3.53%) Change Control
8 25 (3.04%) Mentoring
9 24 (2.92%) Software Engineering
9 24 (2.92%) Incident Management
10 22 (2.68%) PRINCE2
11 19 (2.31%) Service Delivery
12 18 (2.19%) Validation
12 18 (2.19%) Network Planning
12 18 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (2.19%) Network Architecture
12 18 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (2.07%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (1.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.26%) C
2 26 (3.16%) SQL
3 21 (2.55%) Embedded C
4 20 (2.43%) Perl
5 19 (2.31%) Python
6 12 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.22%) C++
7 10 (1.22%) Java
8 9 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.85%) PHP
11 6 (0.73%) Embedded C++
11 6 (0.73%) Ruby
12 5 (0.61%) C#
13 3 (0.36%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.36%) VC++
13 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.12%) AWK
14 1 (0.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 253 (30.78%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (18.00%) CCNP
3 127 (15.45%) CCNA
4 79 (9.61%) Degree
5 71 (8.64%) CCIE
6 56 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (6.57%) Security Cleared
8 39 (4.74%) SC Cleared
9 27 (3.28%) MCSE
10 25 (3.04%) CISSP
11 22 (2.68%) MCP
12 21 (2.55%) MCITP
13 17 (2.07%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.82%) MCDST
15 14 (1.70%) CCDP
16 11 (1.34%) HP ASE
17 10 (1.22%) CEH
18 9 (1.09%) CISM
19 8 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
20 7 (0.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.72%) SLA
2 22 (2.68%) QA
3 19 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.12%) DO-160
System Software
1 125 (15.21%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.68%) ProxySG
5 21 (2.55%) XenApp
6 19 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.70%) Firmware
8 10 (1.22%) vSphere
9 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.49%) UAG
10 4 (0.49%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.36%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.36%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.24%) Snort
13 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (4.14%) SCCM
1 34 (4.14%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (1.46%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
5 9 (1.09%) SCOrch
6 7 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (0.85%) Nessus
7 6 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.36%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.36%) Control-M
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.36%) OpenView
10 3 (0.36%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 445 (54.14%) Cisco
2 181 (22.02%) Microsoft
3 118 (14.36%) HP
4 115 (13.99%) CheckPoint
5 98 (11.92%) Juniper
6 93 (11.31%) F5
7 85 (10.34%) VMware
8 82 (9.98%) Citrix
9 50 (6.08%) Blue Coat
10 47 (5.72%) Nortel
11 40 (4.87%) Aruba
12 34 (4.14%) Apple
13 33 (4.01%) SolarWinds
14 30 (3.65%) Symantec
15 27 (3.28%) McAfee
16 26 (3.16%) Avaya
16 26 (3.16%) CA
17 22 (2.68%) Fortinet
18 21 (2.55%) Dell
19 18 (2.19%) NetApp
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