The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 271 240 219
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 338 337 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 5.14% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 140 207
Average daily rate £300 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 66
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6628 6559 8525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 15.19% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3553 3347 4091
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 531 577
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Wireless
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +6 152 £320 -8.57% 67
South East -41 49 £350 +35.92% 37
North West +11 42 £250 -23.07% 11
East of England -49 32 £235 - 62
South West -25 21 £230 -29.23% 17
Yorkshire -14 12 £319 -8.92% 6
West Midlands -21 11 £360 +20.00% 4
East Midlands -16 9 £363 +7.40% 9
North East -24 5 £240 - 2
Midlands - - - -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 356 (52.82%) Cisco
2 242 (35.91%) Windows
3 226 (33.53%) LAN
4 219 (32.49%) Cisco Certification
5 215 (31.90%) Firewall
6 188 (27.89%) Microsoft
7 187 (27.74%) WAN
8 143 (21.22%) VPN
8 143 (21.22%) Active Directory
9 142 (21.07%) ITIL
10 140 (20.77%) CCNP
11 120 (17.80%) TCP/IP
12 109 (16.17%) Windows 7
13 103 (15.28%) CCNA
14 100 (14.84%) VoIP
15 94 (13.95%) MS Office
15 94 (13.95%) MS Exchange
16 91 (13.50%) HP
17 88 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 85 (12.61%) VMware
19 79 (11.72%) Juniper
20 78 (11.57%) MPLS
21 77 (11.42%) Citrix
21 77 (11.42%) DNS
22 76 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
23 73 (10.83%) Telecoms
24 68 (10.09%) Network Security
25 67 (9.94%) DHCP
26 66 (9.79%) CheckPoint
27 64 (9.50%) OSPF

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 43 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (5.04%) Lync
5 33 (4.90%) SharePoint
6 23 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.19%) Apache
9 7 (1.04%) IIS
9 7 (1.04%) nginx
9 7 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.04%) Node.js
10 5 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.45%) CMS
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 94 (13.95%) MS Office
2 54 (8.01%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (0.45%) MS Project
7 2 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.30%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.89%) assyst
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.15%) BPCS
5 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.67%) Office 365
2 6 (0.89%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 226 (33.53%) LAN
2 215 (31.90%) Firewall
3 187 (27.74%) WAN
4 143 (21.22%) VPN
5 120 (17.80%) TCP/IP
6 100 (14.84%) VoIP
7 78 (11.57%) MPLS
8 77 (11.42%) DNS
9 68 (10.09%) Network Security
10 67 (9.94%) DHCP
11 64 (9.50%) OSPF
11 64 (9.50%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (9.05%) VLAN
13 60 (8.90%) BGP
14 59 (8.75%) Internet
15 53 (7.86%) WLAN
16 46 (6.82%) IPsec
17 43 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
18 38 (5.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 38 (5.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.78%) MySQL
4 7 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.45%) EDMS
6 3 (0.45%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.15%) Big Data
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.45%) JIRA
1 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.45%) Trac
2 2 (0.30%) Subversion
2 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.30%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.15%) Ant
3 1 (0.15%) JUnit
3 1 (0.15%) PVCS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.15%) ProC
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
3 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.15%) GDB
3 1 (0.15%) Redmine
General
1 73 (10.83%) Telecoms
2 63 (9.35%) Finance
3 23 (3.41%) Banking
4 17 (2.52%) Retail
5 13 (1.93%) Billing
6 10 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.34%) Electronics
8 8 (1.19%) Law
8 8 (1.19%) Legal
9 6 (0.89%) Advertising
9 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.89%) Back Office
10 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.59%) Local Government
10 4 (0.59%) German Language
11 3 (0.45%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 150 (22.26%) Network Engineer
2 91 (13.50%) Analyst
3 86 (12.76%) Architect
4 49 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 39 (5.79%) Consultant
6 37 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 36 (5.34%) Project Manager
8 35 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 35 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 31 (4.60%) Network Architect
10 28 (4.15%) Network Support
11 25 (3.71%) Desktop Support
12 23 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 23 (3.41%) Security Engineer
13 21 (3.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 21 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.12%) Service Analyst
14 20 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
15 19 (2.82%) Desktop Engineer
16 18 (2.67%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.71%) .NET
2 11 (1.63%) Web Services
2 11 (1.63%) WPF
3 10 (1.48%) XMPP
3 10 (1.48%) Application Packaging
4 7 (1.04%) RESTful
5 6 (0.89%) XML
6 5 (0.74%) HTML
7 3 (0.45%) SOAP
7 3 (0.45%) WSDL
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.15%) ODBC
9 1 (0.15%) EDI
9 1 (0.15%) WAP
9 1 (0.15%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.15%) Pylons
9 1 (0.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.53%) Blackberry
2 33 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
3 24 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.78%) Fat Client
5 12 (1.78%) NHS
5 12 (1.78%) Firmware
5 12 (1.78%) Thin Client
6 11 (1.63%) iPad
7 10 (1.48%) Open Source
7 10 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 10 (1.48%) CCTV
8 9 (1.34%) Smart Meter
8 9 (1.34%) Handset
9 7 (1.04%) Clustering
9 7 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.74%) PKI
10 5 (0.74%) Device Driver
10 5 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 242 (35.91%) Windows
2 109 (16.17%) Windows 7
3 88 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (7.86%) Windows XP
6 29 (4.30%) Linux
7 26 (3.86%) Android
8 24 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (3.12%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.78%) UNIX
11 12 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.19%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.59%) Solaris
15 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.15%) CentOS
16 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.07%) ITIL
2 56 (8.31%) Project Management
3 44 (6.53%) Migration
4 43 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 39 (5.79%) Network Management
6 34 (5.04%) Network Design
7 27 (4.01%) Load Balancing
8 23 (3.41%) Service Delivery
9 22 (3.26%) Software Engineering
10 21 (3.12%) Incident Management
10 21 (3.12%) TOGAF
11 19 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (2.82%) Change Control
12 18 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (2.52%) CRM
14 16 (2.37%) Service Management
14 16 (2.37%) Information Security
15 15 (2.23%) Change Management
15 15 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.08%) C
2 23 (3.41%) SQL
2 23 (3.41%) VB
3 21 (3.12%) Java
4 15 (2.23%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.08%) Python
5 14 (2.08%) Embedded C
6 12 (1.78%) VB.NET
6 12 (1.78%) C#
7 10 (1.48%) C++
8 9 (1.34%) Perl
9 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.59%) R
11 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.45%) ABAP
11 3 (0.45%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.45%) PHP
12 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.30%) VBScript
12 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 219 (32.49%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (20.77%) CCNP
3 103 (15.28%) CCNA
4 60 (8.90%) CCIE
5 48 (7.12%) Degree
6 42 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 42 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (4.45%) MCSE
8 28 (4.15%) CCDP
8 28 (4.15%) SC Cleared
9 21 (3.12%) MCP
10 20 (2.97%) MCSA
11 15 (2.23%) PMI Certification
12 12 (1.78%) PMP
13 9 (1.34%) CCDA
14 8 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.19%) CCSP
14 8 (1.19%) CCVP
14 8 (1.19%) MCDST
15 7 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.53%) SLA
2 15 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.19%) QA
4 7 (1.04%) COBIT
5 6 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.74%) HL7
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 143 (21.22%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.71%) vSphere
5 17 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.48%) Xen
8 8 (1.19%) XenApp
9 6 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (0.89%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.59%) UAG
10 4 (0.59%) Squid
11 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 38 (5.64%) SCCM
2 31 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.78%) SCOM
5 10 (1.48%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 8 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (0.89%) WSUS
9 6 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.74%) SCSM
11 4 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.45%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.45%) DansGuardian
12 3 (0.45%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 356 (52.82%) Cisco
2 188 (27.89%) Microsoft
3 91 (13.50%) HP
4 85 (12.61%) VMware
5 79 (11.72%) Juniper
6 77 (11.42%) Citrix
7 66 (9.79%) CheckPoint
8 42 (6.23%) Avaya
9 38 (5.64%) F5
10 33 (4.90%) SolarWinds
10 33 (4.90%) Aruba
11 29 (4.30%) Dell
12 28 (4.15%) Oracle
13 27 (4.01%) EMC
14 26 (3.86%) Apple
14 26 (3.86%) Nortel
15 21 (3.12%) Riverbed
16 20 (2.97%) Blue Coat
16 20 (2.97%) Remedy
17 18 (2.67%) Symantec
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £120 to £150 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £140 - £180 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £145 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Experis IT
Rate: £467.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Nefotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 12 days ago