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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 268 238 233
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 396 380 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 5.90% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 186 202
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 68
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 £13.00 £13.00 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
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
7761 6442 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.62% 13.63% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4497 3622 3715
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 436 556
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +11 165 £351 +0.14% 68
South East -24 60 £320 +6.66% 51
North West -10 41 £361 +7.03% 11
East of England -34 32 £329 +20.64% 31
East Midlands +18 26 £388 +55.00% 9
South West -33 24 £351 +40.50% 16
Yorkshire +1 20 £275 -13.38% 15
West Midlands -15 11 £313 +20.19% 12
North East -54 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 420 (50.48%) Cisco
2 311 (37.38%) LAN
3 259 (31.13%) Firewall
4 246 (29.57%) Cisco Certification
5 244 (29.33%) Windows
6 239 (28.73%) WAN
7 191 (22.96%) Microsoft
8 159 (19.11%) VPN
9 153 (18.39%) Active Directory
10 140 (16.83%) CCNP
11 132 (15.87%) Windows 7
12 123 (14.78%) CCNA
13 122 (14.66%) HP
14 114 (13.70%) WLAN
14 114 (13.70%) Telecoms
15 112 (13.46%) ITIL
16 110 (13.22%) TCP/IP
17 108 (12.98%) DHCP
18 105 (12.62%) DNS
19 104 (12.50%) MS Office
20 102 (12.26%) Juniper
21 99 (11.90%) VMware
22 97 (11.66%) CheckPoint
22 97 (11.66%) MS Exchange
23 95 (11.42%) Citrix
24 91 (10.94%) VoIP
24 91 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
25 88 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
26 85 (10.22%) Finance
27 84 (10.10%) SAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 97 (11.66%) MS Exchange
2 59 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 39 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 23 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (2.64%) IIS
8 14 (1.68%) Lync
9 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.12%) Apache
12 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 104 (12.50%) MS Office
2 74 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) MS Project
5 3 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Summit
2 5 (0.60%) assyst
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.32%) Office 365
2 4 (0.48%) IaaS
3 2 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 311 (37.38%) LAN
2 259 (31.13%) Firewall
3 239 (28.73%) WAN
4 159 (19.11%) VPN
5 114 (13.70%) WLAN
6 110 (13.22%) TCP/IP
7 108 (12.98%) DHCP
8 105 (12.62%) DNS
9 91 (10.94%) VoIP
10 88 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
11 84 (10.10%) SAN
12 83 (9.98%) BGP
13 79 (9.50%) OSPF
14 71 (8.53%) MPLS
15 68 (8.17%) Cisco Nexus
16 62 (7.45%) Internet
17 56 (6.73%) Network Security
18 55 (6.61%) Wi-Fi
19 54 (6.49%) EIGRP
20 46 (5.53%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.60%) DB2
4 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.24%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.24%) Big Data
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.12%) MS Access
7 1 (0.12%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Selenium
2 6 (0.72%) JUnit
2 6 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.60%) Redmine
3 5 (0.60%) Trac
3 5 (0.60%) JIRA
3 5 (0.60%) Bugzilla
4 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.36%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.24%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) GDB
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.12%) MSI
7 1 (0.12%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
General
1 114 (13.70%) Telecoms
2 85 (10.22%) Finance
3 28 (3.37%) Banking
4 26 (3.13%) Retail
5 19 (2.28%) Electronics
6 10 (1.20%) Marketing
7 8 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.84%) Local Government
8 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.72%) Back Office
9 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.36%) Front Office
11 3 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Law
12 2 (0.24%) Legal
12 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 209 (25.12%) Network Engineer
2 111 (13.34%) Analyst
3 71 (8.53%) Consultant
4 53 (6.37%) Support Analyst
5 51 (6.13%) Architect
6 49 (5.89%) Support Engineer
7 38 (4.57%) Project Manager
8 36 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (4.21%) Network Consultant
9 35 (4.21%) Wireless Engineer
10 32 (3.85%) Network Support
11 30 (3.61%) Cisco Engineer
12 28 (3.37%) Security Engineer
13 24 (2.88%) Network Analyst
14 22 (2.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 21 (2.52%) Project Engineer
16 20 (2.40%) Desktop Support
16 20 (2.40%) Test Engineer
17 17 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.68%) .NET
2 6 (0.72%) Middleware
3 5 (0.60%) HTML
4 4 (0.48%) CSS
4 4 (0.48%) WAP
5 3 (0.36%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.36%) Web Services
5 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.24%) J2EE
6 2 (0.24%) BREW
6 2 (0.24%) Ajax
6 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.24%) WCF
6 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.24%) HTML5
7 1 (0.12%) CSS3
7 1 (0.12%) Dalvik
7 1 (0.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 35 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
3 28 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 17 (2.04%) Clustering
6 16 (1.92%) Handset
7 15 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 12 (1.44%) iPad
9 10 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 8 (0.96%) EPoS
10 8 (0.96%) PKI
10 8 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (0.84%) iPhone
11 7 (0.84%) SecurID
12 6 (0.72%) NHS
12 6 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 244 (29.33%) Windows
2 132 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 91 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (9.74%) Windows XP
5 69 (8.29%) Linux
6 23 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.40%) Mac OS X
7 20 (2.40%) UNIX
8 15 (1.80%) Windows 8
8 15 (1.80%) Android
9 13 (1.56%) Windows Vista
10 12 (1.44%) Solaris
11 10 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.36%) AIX
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.24%) VMS
13 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (13.46%) ITIL
2 75 (9.01%) Project Management
3 51 (6.13%) Load Balancing
4 46 (5.53%) Migration
5 41 (4.93%) Network Design
6 36 (4.33%) Change Control
7 30 (3.61%) Network Management
8 29 (3.49%) Service Management
9 26 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
10 25 (3.00%) PRINCE2
11 24 (2.88%) Network Architecture
11 24 (2.88%) Software Engineering
12 23 (2.76%) Mentoring
13 20 (2.40%) BCP
13 20 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (2.28%) Business Continuity
15 18 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
16 17 (2.04%) Test Scripting
16 17 (2.04%) Incident Management
16 17 (2.04%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (4.93%) C
2 28 (3.37%) SQL
3 19 (2.28%) Embedded C
4 18 (2.16%) Perl
5 17 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.80%) C++
7 12 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.32%) Python
8 11 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.20%) PHP
10 9 (1.08%) Ruby
10 9 (1.08%) Java
11 7 (0.84%) Embedded C++
12 6 (0.72%) C#
12 6 (0.72%) Assembly Language
13 5 (0.60%) VB
14 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.12%) Tcl
15 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 246 (29.57%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (16.83%) CCNP
3 123 (14.78%) CCNA
4 70 (8.41%) Degree
5 65 (7.81%) CCIE
6 64 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (6.13%) Security Cleared
8 36 (4.33%) SC Cleared
9 28 (3.37%) MCITP
10 26 (3.13%) MCSE
11 23 (2.76%) MCP
12 20 (2.40%) CISSP
13 15 (1.80%) CCDP
14 13 (1.56%) HP ASE
14 13 (1.56%) CCDA
14 13 (1.56%) CEH
15 9 (1.08%) MCDST
16 8 (0.96%) CISM
16 8 (0.96%) PMP
16 8 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.93%) SLA
2 22 (2.64%) QA
3 11 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) DO-160
7 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.12%) JTAG
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 153 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 33 (3.97%) XenApp
5 22 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.52%) Firmware
7 20 (2.40%) ProxySG
8 10 (1.20%) vSphere
9 6 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.48%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.48%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.36%) UAG
11 3 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.24%) Snort
12 2 (0.24%) Xen
13 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (5.05%) SCCM
2 33 (3.97%) Cisco Prime
3 22 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (2.64%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.32%) Nessus
5 10 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (1.08%) SCOrch
7 7 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.48%) WSUS
10 4 (0.48%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.36%) Sysprep
11 3 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 420 (50.48%) Cisco
2 191 (22.96%) Microsoft
3 122 (14.66%) HP
4 102 (12.26%) Juniper
5 99 (11.90%) VMware
6 97 (11.66%) CheckPoint
7 95 (11.42%) Citrix
8 59 (7.09%) F5
9 51 (6.13%) Nortel
10 47 (5.65%) Aruba
11 43 (5.17%) Symantec
12 38 (4.57%) Apple
13 37 (4.45%) Blue Coat
14 31 (3.73%) SolarWinds
15 25 (3.00%) EMC
15 25 (3.00%) McAfee
15 25 (3.00%) Meru Networks
16 24 (2.88%) Meraki
17 23 (2.76%) Dell
18 22 (2.64%) Avaya
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £260 - £270 Per Day LTD CO BASIS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead
Church International
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £35 - £45 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Rate: an Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago