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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 224 213 281
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +68
Contract jobs citing Wireless 522 560 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.10% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 7.34% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 311 193
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 42
Median hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £13.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.27 £41.70 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +59.55%
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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -13 188 £425 +21.42% 49
South East -8 144 £338 -2.87% 36
South West +26 56 £375 +22.74% 11
West Midlands +9 41 £330 +10.00% 10
East of England -20 32 £400 +55.64% 17
East Midlands +15 24 £600 +137.62% 12
North West -26 22 £280 -6.66% 18
Yorkshire +1 6 £416 +105.55% 20
North East - 6 £351 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 610 (60.10%) Cisco
2 484 (47.68%) Firewall
3 421 (41.48%) LAN
4 411 (40.49%) Cisco Certification
5 401 (39.51%) WAN
6 276 (27.19%) CCNP
7 226 (22.27%) ITIL
8 224 (22.07%) Windows
9 202 (19.90%) CCNA
10 201 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
11 185 (18.23%) TCP/IP
12 173 (17.04%) VPN
12 173 (17.04%) CheckPoint
13 163 (16.06%) VoIP
14 162 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 158 (15.57%) Network Security
16 151 (14.88%) Data Centre
17 150 (14.78%) Active Directory
18 135 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
19 134 (13.20%) Telecoms
20 126 (12.41%) DNS
21 125 (12.32%) Finance
21 125 (12.32%) Security Cleared
22 123 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless
23 122 (12.02%) Juniper
24 120 (11.82%) OSPF
25 115 (11.33%) MPLS
26 113 (11.13%) Internet
27 111 (10.94%) BGP
28 107 (10.54%) CCIE

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 51 (5.02%) MS Exchange
2 27 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 8 (0.79%) Mule
8 5 (0.49%) IIS
8 5 (0.49%) JBoss
8 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.20%) Node.js
9 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.099%) Apache
10 1 (0.099%) CMS
10 1 (0.099%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.099%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (7.68%) MS Office
2 75 (7.39%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.59%) MS Project
5 6 (0.59%) QuarkXPress
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.099%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.099%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.099%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.24%) Office 365
2 30 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.48%) Mimecast
5 12 (1.18%) Google Apps
6 10 (0.99%) IaaS
7 9 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (0.69%) SaaS
9 6 (0.59%) PaaS
10 5 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 484 (47.68%) Firewall
2 421 (41.48%) LAN
3 401 (39.51%) WAN
4 201 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
5 185 (18.23%) TCP/IP
6 173 (17.04%) VPN
7 163 (16.06%) VoIP
8 158 (15.57%) Network Security
9 135 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 126 (12.41%) DNS
11 123 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless
12 120 (11.82%) OSPF
13 115 (11.33%) MPLS
14 113 (11.13%) Internet
15 111 (10.94%) BGP
16 105 (10.34%) DHCP
17 98 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
18 83 (8.18%) WLAN
19 69 (6.80%) EIGRP
20 67 (6.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.89%) FileMaker
5 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.20%) MySQL
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.099%) Big Data
9 1 (0.099%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.099%) DB2
9 1 (0.099%) MS Access
9 1 (0.099%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.099%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.59%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.30%) Hudson
4 3 (0.30%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.099%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.099%) AppScan
6 1 (0.099%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.099%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.099%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.099%) Gradle
6 1 (0.099%) JIRA
6 1 (0.099%) Maven
6 1 (0.099%) Selenium
6 1 (0.099%) Selenium IDE
General
1 134 (13.20%) Telecoms
2 125 (12.32%) Finance
3 33 (3.25%) Retail
4 24 (2.36%) Banking
5 23 (2.27%) Legal
6 19 (1.87%) Electronics
7 11 (1.08%) Billing
8 9 (0.89%) Back Office
9 8 (0.79%) Automotive
9 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.79%) Marketing
10 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.59%) Local Government
11 5 (0.49%) Games
12 4 (0.39%) Front Office
12 4 (0.39%) Law
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.099%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 418 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 103 (10.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 98 (9.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 93 (9.16%) Architect
5 90 (8.87%) Analyst
6 73 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 65 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 49 (4.83%) Security Engineer
9 48 (4.73%) Network Support
10 43 (4.24%) Network Architect
11 42 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
12 41 (4.04%) Wireless Engineer
13 40 (3.94%) Network Analyst
14 39 (3.84%) Consultant
15 38 (3.74%) Project Manager
16 37 (3.65%) Network Support Engineer
16 37 (3.65%) Software Engineer
17 34 (3.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
18 32 (3.15%) Field Engineer
19 30 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.62%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.59%) XMPP
3 5 (0.49%) Middleware
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.49%) Web Services
4 3 (0.30%) Android SDK
4 3 (0.30%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.30%) REST
4 3 (0.30%) RSS
4 3 (0.30%) XML
5 2 (0.20%) .NET
5 2 (0.20%) CSS
5 2 (0.20%) JSON
5 2 (0.20%) MAPI
5 2 (0.20%) SAML
5 2 (0.20%) SOAP
5 2 (0.20%) WAP
5 2 (0.20%) WSDL
5 2 (0.20%) XSD
6 1 (0.099%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 151 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 77 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.33%) PKI
5 41 (4.04%) Blackberry
6 35 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 26 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.77%) VHDL
9 15 (1.48%) iPad
10 13 (1.28%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.18%) AS400
11 12 (1.18%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.08%) iPhone
13 9 (0.89%) e-Health
14 8 (0.79%) CESG
14 8 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.79%) Handset
14 8 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 224 (22.07%) Windows
2 95 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 76 (7.49%) Linux
4 66 (6.50%) Windows 7
5 52 (5.12%) Windows XP
6 50 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (4.14%) Mac OS X
7 42 (4.14%) Unix
8 39 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.08%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.79%) Solaris
14 6 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.49%) Android
16 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (22.27%) ITIL
2 90 (8.87%) Network Design
3 72 (7.09%) Project Management
4 64 (6.31%) Change Management
5 62 (6.11%) Network Management
6 53 (5.22%) Migration
7 49 (4.83%) Load Balancing
7 49 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
8 47 (4.63%) Software Engineering
9 46 (4.53%) Service Delivery
10 41 (4.04%) Service Management
11 40 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
12 34 (3.35%) Network Architecture
13 32 (3.15%) Change Control
14 27 (2.66%) Mentoring
14 27 (2.66%) PRINCE2
15 26 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
16 25 (2.46%) Information Security
16 25 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (7.09%) C
2 40 (3.94%) Embedded C
3 23 (2.27%) C++
4 20 (1.97%) Python
5 19 (1.87%) SQL
6 16 (1.58%) Java
7 12 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.08%) Perl
9 8 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.69%) Embedded C++
11 6 (0.59%) C#
11 6 (0.59%) VBA
12 4 (0.39%) Ruby
13 3 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.20%) PHP
14 2 (0.20%) Tcl
14 2 (0.20%) VBScript
15 1 (0.099%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.099%) Korn
15 1 (0.099%) VB
Qualifications
1 411 (40.49%) Cisco Certification
2 276 (27.19%) CCNP
3 202 (19.90%) CCNA
4 125 (12.32%) Security Cleared
5 107 (10.54%) CCIE
6 96 (9.46%) SC Cleared
7 60 (5.91%) Degree
8 34 (3.35%) CISSP
9 33 (3.25%) CCDP
10 25 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.97%) MCP
12 17 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.48%) MCSE
14 14 (1.38%) HND
15 10 (0.99%) CCNP Voice
16 9 (0.89%) JNCIP
17 8 (0.79%) CWNA
17 8 (0.79%) DBS Check
17 8 (0.79%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.00%) SLA
2 13 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.59%) QA
6 5 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.39%) RMADS
8 2 (0.20%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.20%) GxP
9 1 (0.099%) COBIT
9 1 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.099%) MISRA
9 1 (0.099%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 150 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.67%) UAG
5 15 (1.48%) ISA Server
5 15 (1.48%) vSphere
6 11 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.89%) XenApp
8 6 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.49%) Firmware
10 4 (0.39%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.30%) XenServer
12 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.099%) Samba
13 1 (0.099%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (5.81%) Cisco Prime
2 37 (3.65%) FortiGate
3 35 (3.45%) SCCM
4 18 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (1.58%) WSUS
6 14 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.08%) Ansible
8 11 (1.08%) Nagios
8 11 (1.08%) Puppet
8 11 (1.08%) Windows Intune
9 9 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
9 9 (0.89%) HP SIM
9 9 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.89%) OpenView
9 9 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.79%) Cacti
11 6 (0.59%) OPNET
12 5 (0.49%) Control-M
12 5 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 610 (60.10%) Cisco
2 173 (17.04%) CheckPoint
3 162 (15.96%) Microsoft
4 122 (12.02%) Juniper
5 101 (9.95%) HP
6 92 (9.06%) Aruba
7 91 (8.97%) F5
8 89 (8.77%) Palo Alto
9 85 (8.37%) SolarWinds
10 79 (7.78%) Citrix
11 64 (6.31%) VMware
12 53 (5.22%) Fortinet
13 50 (4.93%) Riverbed
14 48 (4.73%) Nokia
15 39 (3.84%) Meraki
16 31 (3.05%) IBM
17 30 (2.96%) Remedy
18 29 (2.86%) Avaya
18 29 (2.86%) Blue Coat
19 28 (2.76%) Siemens
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 - £215 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
North West London
Capitol International Services Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago