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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 221 254 230
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Contract jobs citing Wireless 439 336 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 5.67% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 159 146
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 54 42
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.25 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.85 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -
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
6821 5928 6205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.75% 13.19% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3734 3109 3088
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 348 540
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +11 161 £313 -10.71% 57
South East +46 133 £295 -9.23% 75
East of England +22 43 £256 +2.40% 43
Yorkshire +16 25 £120 -60.00% 11
North West -8 24 £388 +176.78% 26
South West -3 21 £310 +12.72% 38
West Midlands -1 13 £420 +16.66% 13
East Midlands -5 12 £410 +74.46% 15
North East -2 1 £155 -35.41%
Midlands - - - -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 472 (55.46%) Cisco
2 326 (38.31%) LAN
3 301 (35.37%) Firewall
4 266 (31.26%) WAN
5 239 (28.08%) Cisco Certification
6 220 (25.85%) Windows
7 191 (22.44%) VPN
8 168 (19.74%) Microsoft
9 144 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
10 141 (16.57%) OSPF
11 140 (16.45%) MPLS
11 140 (16.45%) CCNP
12 139 (16.33%) BGP
13 138 (16.22%) Telecoms
14 135 (15.86%) ITIL
15 133 (15.63%) CheckPoint
16 128 (15.04%) Active Directory
17 116 (13.63%) CCNA
18 113 (13.28%) WLAN
19 112 (13.16%) F5
20 111 (13.04%) Juniper
21 110 (12.93%) VoIP
22 104 (12.22%) MS Office
23 103 (12.10%) HP
24 101 (11.87%) DNS
24 101 (11.87%) TCP/IP
25 94 (11.05%) DHCP
25 94 (11.05%) Cisco Nexus
26 89 (10.46%) Linux
26 89 (10.46%) Internet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 61 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (3.06%) Lync
3 26 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (2.59%) IIS
5 18 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.29%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 104 (12.22%) MS Office
2 66 (7.76%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.59%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) assyst
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.71%) Office 365
2 5 (0.59%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.35%) IaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 326 (38.31%) LAN
2 301 (35.37%) Firewall
3 266 (31.26%) WAN
4 191 (22.44%) VPN
5 144 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
6 141 (16.57%) OSPF
7 140 (16.45%) MPLS
8 139 (16.33%) BGP
9 113 (13.28%) WLAN
10 110 (12.93%) VoIP
11 101 (11.87%) DNS
11 101 (11.87%) TCP/IP
12 94 (11.05%) DHCP
12 94 (11.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 89 (10.46%) Internet
14 85 (9.99%) Network Security
14 85 (9.99%) Wi-Fi
15 82 (9.64%) EIGRP
16 65 (7.64%) SAN
17 58 (6.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.12%) DB2
5 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.12%) MS Access
5 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.35%) Selenium
3 2 (0.24%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.12%) MSI
4 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.12%) Redmine
4 1 (0.12%) Trac
General
1 138 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 84 (9.87%) Finance
3 43 (5.05%) Banking
4 21 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.47%) Electronics
5 16 (1.88%) Retail
6 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.94%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.82%) Games
9 6 (0.71%) Back Office
9 6 (0.71%) Billing
10 5 (0.59%) Marketing
10 5 (0.59%) Local Government
11 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.47%) Legal
12 3 (0.35%) Automotive
12 3 (0.35%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 125 (14.69%) Analyst
3 62 (7.29%) Support Engineer
4 50 (5.88%) Architect
5 48 (5.64%) Consultant
6 43 (5.05%) Support Analyst
7 35 (4.11%) Network Analyst
8 33 (3.88%) Project Manager
8 33 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 30 (3.53%) Security Engineer
9 30 (3.53%) Wireless Engineer
10 27 (3.17%) IT Support
10 27 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
11 26 (3.06%) Service Analyst
11 26 (3.06%) Network Consultant
12 25 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 25 (2.94%) Network Support
12 25 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
13 23 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.94%) HTML
2 7 (0.82%) .NET
3 5 (0.59%) Middleware
4 4 (0.47%) BREW
4 4 (0.47%) J2EE
4 4 (0.47%) HTML5
4 4 (0.47%) CGI
5 3 (0.35%) J2ME
5 3 (0.35%) WAP
5 3 (0.35%) MAPI
5 3 (0.35%) JSON
6 2 (0.24%) Ajax
6 2 (0.24%) XMPP
6 2 (0.24%) CSS
6 2 (0.24%) Web Services
6 2 (0.24%) jQuery
6 2 (0.24%) RESTful
7 1 (0.12%) CSS3
7 1 (0.12%) Flash
7 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.52%) Blackberry
2 41 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
3 33 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.00%) Handset
5 17 (2.00%) SecurID
5 17 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.88%) Clustering
7 14 (1.65%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.53%) Replication
8 13 (1.53%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.18%) Smartcard
11 9 (1.06%) e-Health
11 9 (1.06%) iPad
12 8 (0.94%) Celerra
13 7 (0.82%) Online Games
13 7 (0.82%) iPhone
13 7 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 220 (25.85%) Windows
2 89 (10.46%) Linux
3 78 (9.17%) Windows 7
4 54 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (5.64%) Windows XP
6 37 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (4.11%) UNIX
8 28 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.47%) Windows 8
10 20 (2.35%) Solaris
11 15 (1.76%) Windows Vista
11 15 (1.76%) Android
12 9 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.47%) ThreadX
16 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (15.86%) ITIL
2 78 (9.17%) Load Balancing
3 57 (6.70%) Migration
4 53 (6.23%) Network Management
5 47 (5.52%) Project Management
6 39 (4.58%) Incident Management
7 36 (4.23%) Service Management
8 28 (3.29%) Software Engineering
9 27 (3.17%) Network Planning
10 25 (2.94%) Validation
10 25 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 25 (2.94%) Mentoring
11 24 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (2.59%) Network Design
13 21 (2.47%) Change Control
14 20 (2.35%) PRINCE2
15 18 (2.12%) E-Commerce
15 18 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (1.88%) Information Security
17 15 (1.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (7.17%) C
2 33 (3.88%) Embedded C
3 25 (2.94%) SQL
4 20 (2.35%) Perl
4 20 (2.35%) Python
5 18 (2.12%) C++
6 11 (1.29%) Embedded C++
7 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.71%) Java
8 6 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.35%) PHP
9 3 (0.35%) VC++
10 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.24%) Ruby
10 2 (0.24%) Lua
11 1 (0.12%) VB
11 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 239 (28.08%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (16.45%) CCNP
3 116 (13.63%) CCNA
4 77 (9.05%) Degree
5 57 (6.70%) CCIE
6 52 (6.11%) Security Cleared
7 40 (4.70%) VCP4
7 40 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (4.58%) SC Cleared
9 30 (3.53%) CISSP
10 24 (2.82%) MCSE
11 23 (2.70%) A+ Certification
12 21 (2.47%) MCP
13 15 (1.76%) MCDST
14 14 (1.65%) MCITP
15 12 (1.41%) HP ASE
15 12 (1.41%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.18%) CCDP
17 9 (1.06%) CISM
17 9 (1.06%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.35%) SLA
2 21 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.88%) QA
4 11 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 128 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.59%) vSphere
5 18 (2.12%) ProxySG
6 17 (2.00%) XenApp
7 11 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.18%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.71%) Firmware
12 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.24%) Xen
14 2 (0.24%) Snort
15 1 (0.12%) Squid
15 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (2.47%) SCCM
3 18 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
6 9 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (0.94%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.59%) Nessus
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.35%) Control-M
11 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.35%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.24%) WSUS
12 2 (0.24%) SCOM
12 2 (0.24%) OpenView
Vendors
1 472 (55.46%) Cisco
2 168 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 133 (15.63%) CheckPoint
4 112 (13.16%) F5
5 111 (13.04%) Juniper
6 103 (12.10%) HP
7 86 (10.11%) Citrix
7 86 (10.11%) VMware
8 62 (7.29%) Blue Coat
9 57 (6.70%) SolarWinds
10 47 (5.52%) Nortel
11 37 (4.35%) CA
11 37 (4.35%) Ericsson
11 37 (4.35%) Aruba
12 34 (4.00%) Avaya
12 34 (4.00%) Fortinet
13 33 (3.88%) McAfee
14 28 (3.29%) Remedy
15 24 (2.82%) Nokia
16 23 (2.70%) Oracle
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