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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 254 246 220
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Wireless 388 380 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 5.81% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 196 208
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £196 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 74
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +15 147 £350 - 54
South East -7 68 £275 -21.42% 52
North West -16 34 £275 -21.42% 13
East of England -36 32 £338 +31.06% 26
East Midlands +17 29 £388 +40.90% 4
South West -20 21 £335 +11.66% 14
Yorkshire +18 19 £275 -13.38% 10
West Midlands -15 14 £150 -42.85% 6
North East -43 4 £375 +87.50%
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 386 (49.05%) Cisco
2 274 (34.82%) LAN
3 254 (32.27%) Firewall
4 238 (30.24%) Windows
5 229 (29.10%) Cisco Certification
6 202 (25.67%) WAN
7 190 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 160 (20.33%) VPN
9 154 (19.57%) Active Directory
10 135 (17.15%) CCNP
11 128 (16.26%) Windows 7
12 125 (15.88%) HP
13 119 (15.12%) ITIL
14 115 (14.61%) TCP/IP
15 110 (13.98%) Juniper
15 110 (13.98%) CCNA
15 110 (13.98%) DHCP
16 109 (13.85%) DNS
17 106 (13.47%) MS Exchange
18 101 (12.83%) WLAN
19 98 (12.45%) MS Office
20 95 (12.07%) Telecoms
21 94 (11.94%) VMware
21 94 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
22 92 (11.69%) Citrix
23 87 (11.05%) VoIP
24 84 (10.67%) CheckPoint
25 79 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
26 78 (9.91%) Finance
27 77 (9.78%) MS Excel

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 106 (13.47%) MS Exchange
2 68 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 38 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (4.45%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.80%) IIS
7 19 (2.41%) Lync
8 18 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.38%) CMS
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.13%) Apache
13 1 (0.13%) Site Server
Applications
1 98 (12.45%) MS Office
2 77 (9.78%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Summit
2 4 (0.51%) assyst
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.65%) Office 365
2 3 (0.38%) IaaS
3 2 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 274 (34.82%) LAN
2 254 (32.27%) Firewall
3 202 (25.67%) WAN
4 160 (20.33%) VPN
5 115 (14.61%) TCP/IP
6 110 (13.98%) DHCP
7 109 (13.85%) DNS
8 101 (12.83%) WLAN
9 87 (11.05%) VoIP
10 76 (9.66%) SAN
10 76 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
11 66 (8.39%) Network Security
12 63 (8.01%) MPLS
13 58 (7.37%) BGP
14 55 (6.99%) IPsec
15 53 (6.73%) OSPF
16 51 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
17 44 (5.59%) Internet
17 44 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
18 43 (5.46%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.64%) MySQL
4 5 (0.64%) DB2
5 3 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.25%) MS Access
6 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.25%) Big Data
6 2 (0.25%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.13%) Ingres
7 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Selenium
2 7 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (0.89%) JUnit
3 6 (0.76%) Bugzilla
3 6 (0.76%) JIRA
3 6 (0.76%) Redmine
3 6 (0.76%) Trac
4 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.25%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.25%) Toad
5 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.13%) MSI
6 1 (0.13%) PVCS
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
General
1 95 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 78 (9.91%) Finance
3 25 (3.18%) Retail
4 19 (2.41%) Banking
4 19 (2.41%) Electronics
5 10 (1.27%) Marketing
6 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 7 (0.89%) Local Government
8 6 (0.76%) Back Office
9 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.51%) Legal
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 3 (0.38%) Law
10 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 2 (0.25%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 189 (24.02%) Network Engineer
2 112 (14.23%) Analyst
3 64 (8.13%) Architect
4 62 (7.88%) Consultant
5 59 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 42 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 39 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 36 (4.57%) Support Engineer
9 34 (4.32%) Security Engineer
10 32 (4.07%) Network Support
11 31 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (3.56%) Project Engineer
13 27 (3.43%) Wireless Engineer
14 24 (3.05%) Network Consultant
15 23 (2.92%) Desktop Support
16 22 (2.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 20 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
17 20 (2.54%) Cisco Engineer
18 19 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
18 19 (2.41%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.91%) .NET
2 5 (0.64%) HTML
2 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET
2 5 (0.64%) XMPP
3 4 (0.51%) WAP
4 3 (0.38%) Web Services
4 3 (0.38%) CSS
4 3 (0.38%) Middleware
4 3 (0.38%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.25%) WCF
5 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.25%) Ajax
5 2 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.25%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.25%) ODBC
6 1 (0.13%) ActiveX
6 1 (0.13%) J2ME
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.34%) Blackberry
2 32 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.30%) Firmware
4 20 (2.54%) Clustering
4 20 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (2.03%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.65%) iPad
7 13 (1.65%) Smartphone
7 13 (1.65%) Handset
8 10 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.14%) NHS
10 8 (1.02%) EPoS
10 8 (1.02%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.02%) PKI
11 7 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 7 (0.89%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 238 (30.24%) Windows
2 128 (16.26%) Windows 7
3 94 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (9.28%) Windows XP
6 65 (8.26%) Linux
7 24 (3.05%) Mac OS X
8 22 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.91%) Android
10 14 (1.78%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.02%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.02%) UNIX
13 6 (0.76%) Solaris
14 5 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.38%) AIX
15 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (15.12%) ITIL
2 64 (8.13%) Project Management
3 46 (5.84%) Migration
4 43 (5.46%) Load Balancing
5 39 (4.96%) Change Control
6 35 (4.45%) Network Design
7 34 (4.32%) Network Management
8 30 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
9 27 (3.43%) Network Architecture
10 26 (3.30%) Software Engineering
11 25 (3.18%) BCP
11 25 (3.18%) PRINCE2
12 24 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (2.92%) Security Architecture
13 23 (2.92%) Mentoring
13 23 (2.92%) Business Continuity
14 19 (2.41%) Incident Management
15 18 (2.29%) Service Delivery
16 17 (2.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.72%) C
2 31 (3.94%) SQL
3 20 (2.54%) Perl
4 18 (2.29%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.03%) C++
6 15 (1.91%) Embedded C
7 13 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.40%) Python
9 11 (1.40%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.27%) PHP
11 9 (1.14%) Ruby
12 8 (1.02%) Java
13 7 (0.89%) C#
13 7 (0.89%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.76%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.76%) VB
15 3 (0.38%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 229 (29.10%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (17.15%) CCNP
3 110 (13.98%) CCNA
4 64 (8.13%) Degree
5 58 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (6.48%) Security Cleared
7 50 (6.35%) CCIE
8 36 (4.57%) SC Cleared
9 27 (3.43%) MCSE
10 23 (2.92%) MCP
10 23 (2.92%) MCITP
11 22 (2.80%) CISSP
12 18 (2.29%) CCDP
13 14 (1.78%) CEH
14 11 (1.40%) CCDA
15 9 (1.14%) CISM
16 8 (1.02%) MCSA
16 8 (1.02%) HP ASE
17 7 (0.89%) ACSP
18 6 (0.76%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.34%) SLA
2 19 (2.41%) QA
3 9 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) JTAG
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 1 (0.13%) DO-160
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 154 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 69 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 35 (4.45%) XenApp
5 22 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.03%) ProxySG
7 15 (1.91%) vSphere
8 7 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.76%) Xen
9 6 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.76%) UAG
10 4 (0.51%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.38%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (6.10%) SCCM
2 27 (3.43%) Backup Exec
3 22 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
4 19 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (1.40%) Nessus
5 11 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 8 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (1.02%) SCOM
8 7 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.64%) WSUS
11 4 (0.51%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.51%) SCSM
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.38%) Sysprep
12 3 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 386 (49.05%) Cisco
2 190 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 125 (15.88%) HP
4 110 (13.98%) Juniper
5 94 (11.94%) VMware
6 92 (11.69%) Citrix
7 84 (10.67%) CheckPoint
8 64 (8.13%) F5
9 41 (5.21%) Aruba
10 39 (4.96%) Symantec
11 37 (4.70%) Blue Coat
12 36 (4.57%) Apple
13 35 (4.45%) Nortel
14 31 (3.94%) EMC
15 27 (3.43%) SolarWinds
15 27 (3.43%) McAfee
16 26 (3.30%) Meru Networks
17 22 (2.80%) Dell
18 21 (2.67%) Avaya
19 19 (2.41%) Meraki
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
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Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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