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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 225 232 231
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 512 438 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.89% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 6.31% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 249 199
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £151 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 67
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -27.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £41.35 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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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
7217 6942 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.04% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3762 3419
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 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 388 431
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 206 £425 +31.78% 64
South East +13 138 £345 +21.05% 50
North West -2 48 £300 +9.09% 20
East of England +6 39 £325 +3.17% 33
South West +6 23 £325 +0.77% 20
Yorkshire -11 18 £250 -21.87% 15
West Midlands +1 15 £268 +9.18% 8
East Midlands -19 12 £293 -19.31% 7
Midlands - 4 - -
North East -21 3 £270 -28.00% 2
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 586 (55.92%) Cisco
2 443 (42.27%) Firewall
3 382 (36.45%) LAN
4 371 (35.40%) WAN
5 351 (33.49%) Cisco Certification
6 263 (25.10%) Windows
7 229 (21.85%) VPN
8 225 (21.47%) CCNP
9 205 (19.56%) Cisco ASA
10 188 (17.94%) BGP
11 185 (17.65%) CheckPoint
12 175 (16.70%) MPLS
13 170 (16.22%) CCNA
14 168 (16.03%) VoIP
15 165 (15.74%) OSPF
16 156 (14.89%) Data Centre
17 155 (14.79%) Network Security
18 148 (14.12%) TCP/IP
19 139 (13.26%) DNS
20 138 (13.17%) Juniper
21 137 (13.07%) Microsoft
22 136 (12.98%) Active Directory
23 135 (12.88%) ITIL
24 133 (12.69%) Telecoms
25 132 (12.60%) Linux
26 130 (12.40%) EIGRP
27 128 (12.21%) Finance
27 128 (12.21%) F5
28 126 (12.02%) Wi-Fi
29 122 (11.64%) VMware

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (5.82%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (3.34%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.29%) Lync
5 22 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (1.72%) IIS
7 17 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.38%) WordPress
10 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.19%) CMS
13 1 (0.095%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.095%) Apache
13 1 (0.095%) MQSeries
Applications
1 61 (5.82%) MS Office
2 50 (4.77%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.67%) MS Project
7 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.29%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.095%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (1.15%) Office 365
2 7 (0.67%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.38%) SoftLayer
4 4 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.29%) Yammer
6 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.095%) PaaS
7 1 (0.095%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 443 (42.27%) Firewall
2 382 (36.45%) LAN
3 371 (35.40%) WAN
4 229 (21.85%) VPN
5 205 (19.56%) Cisco ASA
6 188 (17.94%) BGP
7 175 (16.70%) MPLS
8 168 (16.03%) VoIP
9 165 (15.74%) OSPF
10 155 (14.79%) Network Security
11 148 (14.12%) TCP/IP
12 139 (13.26%) DNS
13 130 (12.40%) EIGRP
14 126 (12.02%) Wi-Fi
15 114 (10.88%) Internet
15 114 (10.88%) DHCP
16 107 (10.21%) IPsec
17 100 (9.54%) VLAN
17 100 (9.54%) Cisco Nexus
18 94 (8.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.57%) MySQL
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.29%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.19%) MS Access
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.19%) Big Data
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.095%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.095%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.57%) JIRA
3 5 (0.48%) Trac
4 4 (0.38%) Redmine
4 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.29%) JUnit
5 3 (0.29%) Selenium
5 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.29%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.29%) Subversion
6 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.095%) CANoe
7 1 (0.095%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.095%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.095%) LabVIEW
General
1 133 (12.69%) Telecoms
2 128 (12.21%) Finance
3 31 (2.96%) Retail
4 21 (2.00%) Multimedia
4 21 (2.00%) Banking
5 14 (1.34%) Electronics
6 10 (0.95%) Legal
6 10 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.76%) Local Government
7 8 (0.76%) Law
7 8 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.67%) Marketing
9 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.48%) Advertising
11 4 (0.38%) Back Office
11 4 (0.38%) Billing
11 4 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.095%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 335 (31.97%) Network Engineer
2 107 (10.21%) Analyst
3 97 (9.26%) Architect
4 74 (7.06%) Consultant
5 65 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 54 (5.15%) Support Analyst
7 52 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 45 (4.29%) Network Consultant
8 45 (4.29%) Network Architect
9 44 (4.20%) Wireless Engineer
9 44 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
10 43 (4.10%) Support Engineer
11 40 (3.82%) Network Support
12 38 (3.63%) Network Analyst
13 33 (3.15%) Security Engineer
14 32 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
15 29 (2.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 26 (2.48%) IT Support
17 24 (2.29%) Network Security Engineer
18 23 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (7.63%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.34%) Middleware
3 13 (1.24%) XMPP
4 10 (0.95%) .NET
5 7 (0.67%) CSS
6 5 (0.48%) Spring
6 5 (0.48%) HTML
7 4 (0.38%) Grails
7 4 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.29%) ODBC
8 3 (0.29%) Web Services
9 2 (0.19%) XML
9 2 (0.19%) CGI
9 2 (0.19%) Flash
9 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.19%) RESTful
9 2 (0.19%) HTML5
10 1 (0.095%) CSS3
10 1 (0.095%) WebRTC
10 1 (0.095%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 51 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.20%) PKI
4 33 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 18 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 18 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.43%) NHS
8 15 (1.43%) HP Storage
9 14 (1.34%) Clustering
9 14 (1.34%) e-Health
10 13 (1.24%) iPhone
11 12 (1.15%) Replication
12 11 (1.05%) Statistics
12 11 (1.05%) EMC VNX
12 11 (1.05%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.86%) iPad
13 9 (0.86%) CMDB
14 8 (0.76%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 263 (25.10%) Windows
2 132 (12.60%) Linux
3 80 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (6.39%) UNIX
4 67 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 54 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (3.44%) Windows XP
7 29 (2.77%) Solaris
8 28 (2.67%) Android
9 27 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.29%) Mac OS X
11 19 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 14 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.86%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.48%) CentOS
16 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (12.88%) ITIL
2 103 (9.83%) Load Balancing
3 93 (8.87%) Network Design
4 86 (8.21%) Network Management
5 66 (6.30%) Network Monitoring
6 64 (6.11%) Project Management
7 50 (4.77%) Migration
8 45 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
8 45 (4.29%) Change Control
9 40 (3.82%) Service Management
10 37 (3.53%) Information Security
10 37 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (3.44%) Change Management
12 34 (3.24%) Service Delivery
12 34 (3.24%) Network Architecture
13 31 (2.96%) Configuration Management
13 31 (2.96%) Network Planning
14 30 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (2.77%) Incident Management
16 28 (2.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 65 (6.20%) C
2 44 (4.20%) SQL
3 27 (2.58%) Python
4 26 (2.48%) C++
5 25 (2.39%) Embedded C
6 22 (2.10%) Perl
7 13 (1.24%) Java
7 13 (1.24%) Ruby
8 11 (1.05%) VB
8 11 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.95%) Embedded C++
10 8 (0.76%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.76%) C#
10 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.57%) PHP
13 5 (0.48%) Assembly Language
13 5 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.38%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 351 (33.49%) Cisco Certification
2 225 (21.47%) CCNP
3 170 (16.22%) CCNA
4 83 (7.92%) Degree
5 64 (6.11%) CCIE
6 48 (4.58%) Security Cleared
7 33 (3.15%) SC Cleared
8 25 (2.39%) CISSP
9 21 (2.00%) CCDP
10 19 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (1.62%) CCSA
12 16 (1.53%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.43%) CCSE
14 13 (1.24%) MCSE
15 12 (1.15%) CCIP
16 11 (1.05%) CCDA
16 11 (1.05%) JNCIA
17 9 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.76%) CISM
18 8 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.87%) SLA
2 21 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.53%) QA
4 11 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.095%) JTAG
8 1 (0.095%) TickIT
8 1 (0.095%) WAI
System Software
1 136 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 69 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.86%) ProxySG
5 21 (2.00%) vSphere
6 16 (1.53%) XenApp
7 14 (1.34%) Firmware
7 14 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.76%) XenServer
9 8 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.48%) Snort
10 5 (0.48%) Squid
11 4 (0.38%) Samba
11 4 (0.38%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.19%) NFS
13 2 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (3.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (2.58%) Cisco Prime
3 18 (1.72%) SCCM
4 16 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
4 16 (1.53%) RANCID
4 16 (1.53%) AirWatch
5 15 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 14 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
6 14 (1.34%) Control-M
6 14 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (1.34%) BladeLogic
7 11 (1.05%) OpenView
7 11 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.95%) ARCserve
8 10 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (0.76%) Nagios
9 8 (0.76%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
10 7 (0.67%) NetCrunch
11 6 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 586 (55.92%) Cisco
2 185 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 138 (13.17%) Juniper
4 137 (13.07%) Microsoft
5 128 (12.21%) F5
6 122 (11.64%) VMware
7 114 (10.88%) SolarWinds
8 103 (9.83%) Citrix
9 97 (9.26%) HP
10 93 (8.87%) Aruba
11 61 (5.82%) Blue Coat
12 52 (4.96%) Nokia
13 45 (4.29%) Riverbed
14 44 (4.20%) Infoblox
15 43 (4.10%) Avaya
15 43 (4.10%) Nortel
16 42 (4.01%) CA
17 40 (3.82%) Oracle
18 27 (2.58%) Symantec
19 24 (2.29%) Ericsson
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £90 - £120 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £16.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £201 - £250 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £230.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago