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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 229 236 272
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +36
Contract jobs citing Wireless 493 425 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.90% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 6.04% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 222 158
Average daily rate £350 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 75 58
Average hourly rate £38.50 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.80% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -
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
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 178 £358 +10.00% 51
South East +28 158 £361 +12.89% 48
North West +9 37 £425 +41.66% 17
East of England -6 36 £363 +41.05% 23
South West +4 31 £343 +10.48% 13
Yorkshire -8 20 £320 +47.97% 12
West Midlands -7 18 £375 -10.44% 10
East Midlands -5 12 £288 -29.87% 7
North East -25 1 - - 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 520 (57.08%) Cisco
2 398 (43.69%) Firewall
3 326 (35.78%) LAN
4 313 (34.36%) Cisco Certification
5 308 (33.81%) WAN
6 227 (24.92%) Windows
7 215 (23.60%) CCNP
8 194 (21.30%) VPN
9 176 (19.32%) Cisco ASA
10 169 (18.55%) Microsoft
11 162 (17.78%) ITIL
12 152 (16.68%) CCNA
13 146 (16.03%) Active Directory
14 139 (15.26%) DNS
15 136 (14.93%) TCP/IP
15 136 (14.93%) Data Centre
16 133 (14.60%) VoIP
17 128 (14.05%) Cisco Wireless
18 127 (13.94%) CheckPoint
19 119 (13.06%) Telecoms
20 118 (12.95%) Internet
21 112 (12.29%) Network Security
21 112 (12.29%) Cisco Nexus
22 111 (12.18%) DHCP
23 109 (11.96%) Juniper
23 109 (11.96%) Finance
24 104 (11.42%) OSPF
25 100 (10.98%) MPLS
26 99 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
27 98 (10.76%) HP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 58 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.09%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (1.32%) IBM Notes
6 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.66%) IIS
8 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.33%) CMS
10 3 (0.33%) JBoss
10 3 (0.33%) Node.js
11 1 (0.11%) Confluence
11 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 97 (10.65%) MS Office
2 73 (8.01%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.77%) MS Project
6 4 (0.44%) QuarkXPress
6 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.20%) Office 365
2 15 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.43%) Mimecast
4 9 (0.99%) IaaS
5 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.77%) SaaS
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.66%) PaaS
7 6 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.55%) SoftLayer
8 5 (0.55%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 398 (43.69%) Firewall
2 326 (35.78%) LAN
3 308 (33.81%) WAN
4 194 (21.30%) VPN
5 176 (19.32%) Cisco ASA
6 139 (15.26%) DNS
7 136 (14.93%) TCP/IP
8 133 (14.60%) VoIP
9 128 (14.05%) Cisco Wireless
10 118 (12.95%) Internet
11 112 (12.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 112 (12.29%) Network Security
12 111 (12.18%) DHCP
13 104 (11.42%) OSPF
14 100 (10.98%) MPLS
15 99 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
16 94 (10.32%) BGP
17 88 (9.66%) WLAN
18 67 (7.35%) VLAN
19 60 (6.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.66%) FileMaker
4 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.22%) Big Data
5 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.22%) MySQL
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.11%) DTS
6 1 (0.11%) GIS
6 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.11%) QGIS
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.21%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.66%) Hudson
4 5 (0.55%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.44%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.33%) JIRA
6 3 (0.33%) Selenium
7 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.22%) JUnit
7 2 (0.22%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Ant
8 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) Maven
8 1 (0.11%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 119 (13.06%) Telecoms
2 109 (11.96%) Finance
3 22 (2.41%) Banking
4 16 (1.76%) Retail
5 13 (1.43%) Electronics
5 13 (1.43%) Legal
6 11 (1.21%) Billing
7 8 (0.88%) Local Government
8 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.66%) Law
8 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.66%) Marketing
9 5 (0.55%) Advertising
9 5 (0.55%) Automotive
9 5 (0.55%) Back Office
9 5 (0.55%) Front Office
9 5 (0.55%) German Language
10 3 (0.33%) Games
10 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 335 (36.77%) Network Engineer
2 109 (11.96%) Cisco Engineer
3 102 (11.20%) Analyst
4 98 (10.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 80 (8.78%) Support Engineer
6 58 (6.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 56 (6.15%) Architect
8 46 (5.05%) Network Support
9 39 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
9 39 (4.28%) Project Manager
10 33 (3.62%) Security Engineer
11 32 (3.51%) Network Analyst
12 30 (3.29%) Consultant
12 30 (3.29%) Wireless Engineer
13 29 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (3.18%) Network Security Engineer
14 27 (2.96%) Cisco Support
14 27 (2.96%) Firewall Engineer
14 27 (2.96%) Network Architect
15 26 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.76%) Web Services
3 9 (0.99%) WAP
4 8 (0.88%) XMPP
5 6 (0.66%) .NET
6 5 (0.55%) Ember.js
6 5 (0.55%) Grails
6 5 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (0.55%) Spring
7 4 (0.44%) XML
8 3 (0.33%) CSS
8 3 (0.33%) HTML
8 3 (0.33%) REST
8 3 (0.33%) WSDL
8 3 (0.33%) XSD
9 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.22%) Flash
9 2 (0.22%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.38%) Blackberry
4 46 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 43 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
6 30 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.29%) PKI
7 21 (2.31%) Handset
8 20 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.87%) iPad
10 15 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.54%) Statistics
12 13 (1.43%) iPhone
13 10 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (1.10%) e-Health
13 10 (1.10%) NHS
14 9 (0.99%) AS400
15 8 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 227 (24.92%) Windows
2 92 (10.10%) Windows Server
3 85 (9.33%) Windows 7
4 83 (9.11%) Linux
5 59 (6.48%) Windows XP
6 56 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (4.17%) Unix
8 33 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (3.07%) Android
10 20 (2.20%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.09%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.65%) Windows 8
13 11 (1.21%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.77%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.44%) CatOS
16 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.44%) VMS
16 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.78%) ITIL
2 73 (8.01%) Network Design
3 69 (7.57%) Load Balancing
4 61 (6.70%) Project Management
5 56 (6.15%) Migration
6 47 (5.16%) Change Management
7 45 (4.94%) Network Management
8 40 (4.39%) Service Management
9 37 (4.06%) Service Delivery
10 34 (3.73%) Kalman Filter
11 33 (3.62%) High Availability
11 33 (3.62%) Network Architecture
12 32 (3.51%) Information Security
12 32 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
12 32 (3.51%) Software Engineering
13 27 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (2.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (2.85%) PRINCE2
15 22 (2.41%) Configuration Management
15 22 (2.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (6.48%) C
2 34 (3.73%) Embedded C
3 28 (3.07%) Python
4 26 (2.85%) SQL
5 20 (2.20%) C++
6 19 (2.09%) Java
7 12 (1.32%) Perl
8 10 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.99%) Embedded C++
10 7 (0.77%) Ruby
10 7 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.55%) C#
12 4 (0.44%) PHP
12 4 (0.44%) VB
13 3 (0.33%) VBA
13 3 (0.33%) VBScript
14 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 313 (34.36%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (23.60%) CCNP
3 152 (16.68%) CCNA
4 84 (9.22%) Security Cleared
5 70 (7.68%) SC Cleared
6 57 (6.26%) CCIE
7 51 (5.60%) Degree
8 28 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (2.63%) CISSP
10 20 (2.20%) MCSE
11 19 (2.09%) CCVP
12 18 (1.98%) HND
13 16 (1.76%) MCP
14 15 (1.65%) CCSA
15 12 (1.32%) CCNP Voice
16 11 (1.21%) CCDP
16 11 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (1.10%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.88%) SLA
2 13 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.88%) QA
5 5 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.33%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.22%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 146 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.09%) Firmware
3 19 (2.09%) Hyper-V
3 19 (2.09%) vSphere
4 14 (1.54%) XenApp
5 11 (1.21%) ISA Server
6 8 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.77%) UAG
8 6 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.44%) Samba
9 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.33%) NFS
10 3 (0.33%) XenServer
11 2 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (3.07%) CiscoWorks
2 22 (2.41%) SCCM
3 21 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
4 18 (1.98%) FortiGate
4 18 (1.98%) WSUS
5 15 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 13 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 13 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
7 13 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 12 (1.32%) Nagios
9 11 (1.21%) Puppet
10 10 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (1.10%) OpenView
11 8 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.55%) OPNET
14 4 (0.44%) Cacti
15 3 (0.33%) HP SIM
15 3 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 520 (57.08%) Cisco
2 169 (18.55%) Microsoft
3 127 (13.94%) CheckPoint
4 109 (11.96%) Juniper
5 98 (10.76%) HP
6 87 (9.55%) F5
7 80 (8.78%) VMware
8 73 (8.01%) Aruba
8 73 (8.01%) Palo Alto
9 70 (7.68%) Citrix
10 60 (6.59%) SolarWinds
11 41 (4.50%) Riverbed
12 28 (3.07%) Blue Coat
13 27 (2.96%) Nokia
14 26 (2.85%) Meraki
15 23 (2.52%) Fortinet
15 23 (2.52%) Huawei
16 22 (2.41%) Symantec
17 19 (2.09%) Avaya
17 19 (2.09%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum £250.00 - £300.00 Day Rate
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Sheffield
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Rate: £175 - £250 per day
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City, London
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East London
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Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: From £35,609 to £40,082 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 per annum
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Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Comp
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Cambridge
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
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Cambridge
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Wakefield
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Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + negotiable
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Reading
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Cambridge
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