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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK / England
Rank 240 227 258
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Contract jobs citing Wireless 406 485 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 1.04% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 7.26% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 284 196
Median daily rate £360 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 69
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +44.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.94%

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
6265 6678 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 14.36% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3848 3943 3952
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 345 389
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +7 164 £375 +2.73% 51
South East -37 89 £388 +6.16% 31
East of England +8 40 £275 -21.42% 20
North East +6 24 £353 - 2
South West -2 23 £365 +4.28% 8
West Midlands -5 22 £319 -1.92% 8
Yorkshire +7 19 £425 +32.81% 9
East Midlands +4 16 £151 -39.50% 9
North West -10 10 £338 -20.58% 9
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 515 (62.65%) Cisco
2 373 (45.38%) Firewall
3 348 (42.34%) LAN
4 321 (39.05%) WAN
5 301 (36.62%) Cisco Certification
6 226 (27.49%) CCNP
7 212 (25.79%) Windows
8 198 (24.09%) VPN
9 185 (22.51%) CheckPoint
10 173 (21.05%) Juniper
11 171 (20.80%) TCP/IP
12 169 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
13 151 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 144 (17.52%) Data Centre
15 143 (17.40%) CCNA
15 143 (17.40%) ITIL
16 142 (17.27%) Active Directory
17 137 (16.67%) Finance
17 137 (16.67%) Network Security
18 128 (15.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 121 (14.72%) Security Cleared
20 114 (13.87%) F5
20 114 (13.87%) CCIE
21 106 (12.90%) Aruba
22 100 (12.17%) SC Cleared
22 100 (12.17%) Cisco Wireless
23 96 (11.68%) HP
24 92 (11.19%) VoIP
25 90 (10.95%) Internet
26 89 (10.83%) OSPF

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 30 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.70%) IBM Notes
5 11 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.73%) IIS
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Drupal
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 73 (8.88%) MS Office
3 13 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) assyst
2 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.41%) Office 365
3 4 (0.49%) Akamai
3 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (0.49%) IaaS
4 3 (0.36%) G Suite
4 3 (0.36%) SaaS
4 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 373 (45.38%) Firewall
2 348 (42.34%) LAN
3 321 (39.05%) WAN
4 198 (24.09%) VPN
5 171 (20.80%) TCP/IP
6 169 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
7 137 (16.67%) Network Security
8 128 (15.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 100 (12.17%) Cisco Wireless
10 92 (11.19%) VoIP
11 90 (10.95%) Internet
12 89 (10.83%) OSPF
13 86 (10.46%) DHCP
14 85 (10.34%) DNS
15 84 (10.22%) Wi-Fi
15 84 (10.22%) WLAN
16 78 (9.49%) BGP
17 72 (8.76%) IPsec
18 65 (7.91%) Ethernet
18 65 (7.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (0.73%) MySQL
2 6 (0.73%) Redis
3 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.12%) Big Data
6 1 (0.12%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.12%) MS Access
6 1 (0.12%) Power BI
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.61%) JIRA
3 4 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.12%) AppScan
4 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.12%) GDB
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.12%) GitLab
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
General
1 137 (16.67%) Finance
2 76 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.41%) Retail
4 27 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 24 (2.92%) Banking
6 19 (2.31%) Legal
7 13 (1.58%) Electronics
8 8 (0.97%) Advertising
9 7 (0.85%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.61%) Marketing
12 4 (0.49%) Games
12 4 (0.49%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 3 (0.36%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.24%) Law
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 300 (36.50%) Network Engineer
2 102 (12.41%) Analyst
3 89 (10.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 83 (10.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 75 (9.12%) Architect
6 69 (8.39%) Support Engineer
7 42 (5.11%) Network Support
8 41 (4.99%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 36 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 35 (4.26%) Network Analyst
11 35 (4.26%) Network Architect
12 33 (4.01%) Network Security Engineer
13 30 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (3.65%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.41%) Consultant
14 28 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
15 25 (3.04%) LAN Engineer
16 24 (2.92%) Wireless Engineer
17 23 (2.80%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (7.66%) 802.1X
2 18 (2.19%) Web Services
3 7 (0.85%) Regular Expression
3 7 (0.85%) WAP
3 7 (0.85%) XMPP
4 6 (0.73%) ELK Stack
5 5 (0.61%) Middleware
5 5 (0.61%) RESTful
6 3 (0.36%) CSS
7 2 (0.24%) .NET
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.24%) WSDL
7 2 (0.24%) XSD
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.12%) HTML
8 1 (0.12%) jQuery
8 1 (0.12%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 144 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.74%) Blackberry
5 34 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (2.43%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
10 14 (1.70%) CESG
11 13 (1.58%) Cryptography
12 12 (1.46%) NHS
13 10 (1.22%) Smartphone
13 10 (1.22%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.97%) PKI
16 7 (0.85%) CMDB
17 6 (0.73%) PMI
18 5 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
18 5 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 212 (25.79%) Windows
2 80 (9.73%) Windows 7
3 66 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 57 (6.93%) Linux
4 57 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (4.01%) Unix
7 26 (3.16%) Mac OS X
8 24 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 23 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 22 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (1.82%) Windows XP
13 12 (1.46%) Android
14 8 (0.97%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.36%) Solaris
16 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (17.40%) ITIL
2 78 (9.49%) Network Design
3 74 (9.00%) Change Management
4 71 (8.64%) Service Management
5 64 (7.79%) Load Balancing
6 63 (7.66%) Network Management
7 51 (6.20%) Information Security
8 49 (5.96%) Project Management
9 41 (4.99%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (4.87%) Migration
11 36 (4.38%) Incident Management
11 36 (4.38%) Service Delivery
12 32 (3.89%) ITSM
12 32 (3.89%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.77%) Time Management
14 26 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (3.04%) Kalman Filter
16 23 (2.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 20 (2.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.26%) C
2 19 (2.31%) Embedded C
2 19 (2.31%) Python
3 17 (2.07%) Java
4 15 (1.82%) C++
5 14 (1.70%) SQL
6 12 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.09%) Embedded C++
8 6 (0.73%) Perl
8 6 (0.73%) VBScript
9 5 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.49%) PHP
11 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.24%) C#
12 2 (0.24%) VB
13 1 (0.12%) Ruby
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 301 (36.62%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (27.49%) CCNP
3 143 (17.40%) CCNA
4 121 (14.72%) Security Cleared
5 114 (13.87%) CCIE
6 100 (12.17%) SC Cleared
7 57 (6.93%) Degree
8 50 (6.08%) CCSA
9 47 (5.72%) CCDP
10 44 (5.35%) CCSE
11 34 (4.14%) CISSP
12 30 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (3.53%) MCSE
14 26 (3.16%) JNCIA
15 23 (2.80%) JNCIE
16 22 (2.68%) CCIP
17 21 (2.55%) DV Cleared
17 21 (2.55%) JNCIP
18 19 (2.31%) HP ASE
18 19 (2.31%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.35%) SLA
2 24 (2.92%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.58%) RMADS
5 5 (0.61%) QA
5 5 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 142 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 61 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.87%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
5 20 (2.43%) Firmware
6 18 (2.19%) vSphere
7 15 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (1.22%) XenServer
9 9 (1.09%) ProxySG
9 9 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.97%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.85%) XenApp
12 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.36%) Docker
13 3 (0.36%) LXC
14 2 (0.24%) BIND 9
14 2 (0.24%) KVM
14 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 58 (7.06%) FortiGate
2 40 (4.87%) Cisco Prime
3 24 (2.92%) SCCM
4 22 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 14 (1.70%) Nagios
5 14 (1.70%) Nexpose
6 13 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (1.22%) OPNET
7 10 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (1.09%) Puppet
9 8 (0.97%) Ansible
10 7 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.85%) Cacti
10 7 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.73%) Kibana
11 6 (0.73%) logstash
11 6 (0.73%) QRadar
11 6 (0.73%) RSA enVision
12 5 (0.61%) EnCase
Vendors
1 515 (62.65%) Cisco
2 185 (22.51%) CheckPoint
3 173 (21.05%) Juniper
4 151 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 114 (13.87%) F5
6 106 (12.90%) Aruba
7 96 (11.68%) HP
8 87 (10.58%) Citrix
9 80 (9.73%) VMware
10 78 (9.49%) Palo Alto
11 66 (8.03%) Riverbed
12 63 (7.66%) Fortinet
13 61 (7.42%) Blue Coat
14 59 (7.18%) SolarWinds
15 50 (6.08%) Apple
16 39 (4.74%) Dell
17 34 (4.14%) Avaya
18 32 (3.89%) Meraki
19 31 (3.77%) Intel Security
20 25 (3.04%) Symantec
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