The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 220 235 242
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 591 507 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.98% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 6.91% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 298 250
Median daily rate £385 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
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
8091 7336 6902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.21% 14.19% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5004 4271 3727
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 461 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.02% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.43 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 222 £440 +4.45% 42
South East +14 149 £375 +2.45% 35
West Midlands +11 60 £400 +33.33% 13
South West +41 56 £360 +10.76% 6
East of England +20 37 £275 -15.38% 23
East Midlands +15 31 £600 +105.12% 3
North West -32 16 £330 +10.00% 21
Yorkshire -6 12 £425 +68.31% 11
Midlands -2 4 £200 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 671 (60.13%) Cisco
2 527 (47.22%) Firewall
3 466 (41.76%) LAN
4 445 (39.87%) WAN
5 434 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 311 (27.87%) CCNP
7 258 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
8 241 (21.59%) Windows
9 228 (20.43%) CCNA
10 223 (19.98%) Network Security
11 221 (19.80%) CheckPoint
12 220 (19.71%) VPN
13 211 (18.91%) TCP/IP
14 191 (17.11%) VoIP
14 191 (17.11%) ITIL
15 181 (16.22%) Security Cleared
16 178 (15.95%) Data Centre
17 174 (15.59%) Microsoft
18 173 (15.50%) Active Directory
19 152 (13.62%) Juniper
20 150 (13.44%) SC Cleared
21 146 (13.08%) DNS
22 144 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
23 139 (12.46%) Finance
24 131 (11.74%) Cisco Nexus
24 131 (11.74%) Palo Alto
25 128 (11.47%) DHCP
26 126 (11.29%) OSPF
27 125 (11.20%) Cisco Wireless
28 123 (11.02%) BGP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (4.93%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.70%) Mule
5 17 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.54%) IIS
10 6 (0.54%) JBoss
11 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.36%) CMS
13 3 (0.27%) WordPress
14 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.090%) Apache
15 1 (0.090%) Confluence
Applications
1 87 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.99%) MS Office
3 26 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.36%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.090%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.27%) assyst
2 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.090%) Eikon
4 1 (0.090%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.36%) Office 365
2 61 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.16%) IaaS
5 11 (0.99%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.81%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (0.54%) SaaS
8 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.45%) PaaS
9 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.18%) Google Play
11 1 (0.090%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.090%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 527 (47.22%) Firewall
2 466 (41.76%) LAN
3 445 (39.87%) WAN
4 258 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
5 223 (19.98%) Network Security
6 220 (19.71%) VPN
7 211 (18.91%) TCP/IP
8 191 (17.11%) VoIP
9 146 (13.08%) DNS
10 144 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
11 131 (11.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 128 (11.47%) DHCP
13 126 (11.29%) OSPF
14 125 (11.20%) Cisco Wireless
15 123 (11.02%) BGP
16 110 (9.86%) MPLS
17 109 (9.77%) Internet
18 82 (7.35%) WLAN
19 77 (6.90%) IP Telephony
20 72 (6.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.54%) MS Access
6 6 (0.54%) MySQL
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.36%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.27%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.18%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.090%) GIS
11 1 (0.090%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.090%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.45%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.090%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.090%) AppScan
5 1 (0.090%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.090%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.090%) Gradle
5 1 (0.090%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.090%) Maven
5 1 (0.090%) RSpec
5 1 (0.090%) Selenium
5 1 (0.090%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.090%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.090%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 139 (12.46%) Finance
2 115 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.05%) Retail
4 24 (2.15%) Legal
5 23 (2.06%) Banking
6 15 (1.34%) Electronics
7 11 (0.99%) Marketing
8 10 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.81%) Automotive
9 9 (0.81%) Back Office
10 8 (0.72%) Games
11 7 (0.63%) Billing
12 6 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.45%) Advertising
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.27%) Publishing
16 2 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.090%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 423 (37.90%) Network Engineer
2 145 (12.99%) Architect
3 104 (9.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 96 (8.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 78 (6.99%) Analyst
6 74 (6.63%) Security Engineer
7 72 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 68 (6.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 65 (5.82%) Support Engineer
10 57 (5.11%) Network Architect
11 56 (5.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 55 (4.93%) Consultant
13 53 (4.75%) Wireless Engineer
14 42 (3.76%) Firewall Engineer
14 42 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
14 42 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 36 (3.23%) Project Manager
16 35 (3.14%) Network Analyst
17 34 (3.05%) Network Support
18 32 (2.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (7.44%) 802.1X
2 8 (0.72%) Web Services
3 7 (0.63%) Middleware
4 5 (0.45%) CSS
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.27%) Android SDK
5 3 (0.27%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.27%) REST
5 3 (0.27%) RSS
5 3 (0.27%) SOAP
5 3 (0.27%) XML
5 3 (0.27%) XMPP
6 2 (0.18%) HTML
6 2 (0.18%) HTML5
6 2 (0.18%) JSON
6 2 (0.18%) MAPI
6 2 (0.18%) SAML
6 2 (0.18%) WAP
6 2 (0.18%) WSDL
6 2 (0.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 178 (15.95%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.67%) PKI
5 35 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 26 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.52%) VHDL
9 15 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.25%) CESG
11 12 (1.08%) BYOD
12 11 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.99%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.81%) AS400
15 8 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.72%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.63%) CCTV
16 7 (0.63%) Handset
16 7 (0.63%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 241 (21.59%) Windows
2 97 (8.69%) Linux
2 97 (8.69%) Windows Server
3 61 (5.47%) Windows 7
4 49 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (4.03%) Mac OS X
7 43 (3.85%) Unix
8 31 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 28 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (1.79%) Windows 10
11 19 (1.70%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.25%) Solaris
13 13 (1.16%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.81%) Android
15 8 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.72%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.27%) CentOS
17 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (17.11%) ITIL
2 88 (7.89%) Change Management
3 85 (7.62%) Network Design
3 85 (7.62%) Project Management
4 74 (6.63%) Network Management
5 52 (4.66%) Load Balancing
6 51 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
7 47 (4.21%) Migration
8 44 (3.94%) Service Management
9 42 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 42 (3.76%) Software Engineering
10 37 (3.32%) Kalman Filter
10 37 (3.32%) Network Architecture
11 35 (3.14%) Information Security
12 34 (3.05%) PRINCE2
13 31 (2.78%) Change Control
13 31 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
14 30 (2.69%) Mentoring
15 29 (2.60%) DevOps
16 28 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (6.63%) C
2 39 (3.49%) Embedded C
3 27 (2.42%) C++
4 22 (1.97%) SQL
5 20 (1.79%) Python
6 17 (1.52%) Java
6 17 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 11 (0.99%) Perl
9 8 (0.72%) Embedded C++
10 7 (0.63%) Ruby
11 6 (0.54%) C#
12 5 (0.45%) VBA
13 3 (0.27%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.18%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.18%) PHP
14 2 (0.18%) Tcl
14 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 434 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 311 (27.87%) CCNP
3 228 (20.43%) CCNA
4 181 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 150 (13.44%) SC Cleared
6 117 (10.48%) CCIE
7 66 (5.91%) Degree
8 53 (4.75%) CCDP
9 46 (4.12%) CISSP
10 28 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.97%) MCP
12 21 (1.88%) JNCIP
13 20 (1.79%) CCDA
13 20 (1.79%) CCSE
13 20 (1.79%) DV Cleared
13 20 (1.79%) MCSE
14 18 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.43%) DBS Check
16 14 (1.25%) MCSA
17 11 (0.99%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.93%) SLA
2 22 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.36%) RMADS
8 2 (0.18%) GxP
8 2 (0.18%) QA
9 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.090%) GCP
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.090%) WAI
System Software
1 173 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.43%) vSphere
6 15 (1.34%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.16%) ISA Server
8 13 (1.16%) UAG
9 10 (0.90%) ProxySG
9 10 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.63%) XenServer
11 6 (0.54%) Firmware
11 6 (0.54%) XenApp
12 4 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (5.65%) FortiGate
2 49 (4.39%) SCCM
3 44 (3.94%) Cisco Prime
4 30 (2.69%) Puppet
5 29 (2.60%) Ansible
6 25 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 24 (2.15%) Nagios
8 21 (1.88%) Cacti
9 16 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
10 15 (1.34%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.16%) WSUS
12 11 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.81%) HP SIM
13 9 (0.81%) SmokePing
13 9 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.72%) OpenView
15 7 (0.63%) Nexpose
16 6 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
17 5 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 5 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 671 (60.13%) Cisco
2 221 (19.80%) CheckPoint
3 174 (15.59%) Microsoft
4 152 (13.62%) Juniper
5 131 (11.74%) Palo Alto
6 119 (10.66%) Aruba
7 114 (10.22%) F5
8 92 (8.24%) Citrix
9 89 (7.97%) HP
10 87 (7.80%) SolarWinds
11 77 (6.90%) VMware
12 64 (5.73%) Fortinet
13 57 (5.11%) Riverbed
14 54 (4.84%) Blue Coat
15 51 (4.57%) Meraki
16 42 (3.76%) Remedy
17 40 (3.58%) Nokia
18 37 (3.32%) Dell
19 36 (3.23%) Google
20 31 (2.78%) IBM
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