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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 201 263 228
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -35
Contract jobs citing Wireless 553 345 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 5.45% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 188 142
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 69
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+57.30% -36.42%
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
7464 6335 6171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.20% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4234 3511 3135
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 358 510
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +52 210 £350 +10.23% 43
South East +62 150 £350 - 62
East of England +30 62 £257 +2.80% 30
North West -15 49 £300 +21.21% 35
South West +17 25 £306 -6.00% 22
West Midlands 0 22 £300 -2.04% 12
East Midlands -3 20 £253 -32.66% 15
Yorkshire -19 15 £203 -40.00% 13
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 541 (55.49%) Cisco
2 397 (40.72%) Firewall
3 330 (33.85%) LAN
4 297 (30.46%) Cisco Certification
5 284 (29.13%) WAN
6 237 (24.31%) Windows
7 224 (22.97%) VPN
8 205 (21.03%) Cisco ASA
9 183 (18.77%) MPLS
10 182 (18.67%) CCNP
11 162 (16.62%) BGP
12 156 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 153 (15.69%) CheckPoint
14 148 (15.18%) OSPF
15 146 (14.97%) ITIL
16 144 (14.77%) CCNA
17 140 (14.36%) Juniper
17 140 (14.36%) Telecoms
18 139 (14.26%) Network Security
19 133 (13.64%) F5
19 133 (13.64%) Data Centre
20 132 (13.54%) DNS
21 131 (13.44%) Active Directory
22 126 (12.92%) TCP/IP
22 126 (12.92%) Finance
23 124 (12.72%) VoIP
24 115 (11.79%) VMware
25 114 (11.69%) Internet
26 107 (10.97%) DHCP
26 107 (10.97%) HP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 68 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 41 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (2.67%) Lync
3 26 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (2.36%) IIS
4 23 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (1.03%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.41%) WordPress
10 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.10%) Apache
12 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.10%) CMS
12 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 88 (9.03%) MS Office
2 54 (5.54%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) assyst
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) RMDS
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.03%) Office 365
2 9 (0.92%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.31%) Yammer
6 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 397 (40.72%) Firewall
2 330 (33.85%) LAN
3 284 (29.13%) WAN
4 224 (22.97%) VPN
5 205 (21.03%) Cisco ASA
6 183 (18.77%) MPLS
7 162 (16.62%) BGP
8 148 (15.18%) OSPF
9 139 (14.26%) Network Security
10 132 (13.54%) DNS
11 126 (12.92%) TCP/IP
12 124 (12.72%) VoIP
13 114 (11.69%) Internet
14 107 (10.97%) DHCP
15 106 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
16 104 (10.67%) EIGRP
17 95 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 91 (9.33%) WLAN
19 78 (8.00%) VLAN
20 76 (7.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.31%) MySQL
7 2 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.10%) MS Access
8 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) JIRA
2 5 (0.51%) Trac
3 4 (0.41%) Redmine
4 3 (0.31%) CANoe
4 3 (0.31%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.31%) Subversion
4 3 (0.31%) Selenium
4 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.31%) JUnit
5 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.10%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.10%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.10%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 140 (14.36%) Telecoms
2 126 (12.92%) Finance
3 31 (3.18%) Banking
4 25 (2.56%) Retail
5 22 (2.26%) Multimedia
6 20 (2.05%) Electronics
7 19 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.82%) Back Office
10 7 (0.72%) Local Government
10 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.62%) Billing
11 6 (0.62%) Legal
11 6 (0.62%) Marketing
11 6 (0.62%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.51%) Games
13 4 (0.41%) Law
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 262 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 128 (13.13%) Analyst
3 71 (7.28%) Consultant
4 64 (6.56%) Architect
5 55 (5.64%) Support Analyst
6 51 (5.23%) Support Engineer
7 47 (4.82%) Security Engineer
8 45 (4.62%) Project Manager
9 41 (4.21%) Wireless Engineer
10 39 (4.00%) Network Consultant
10 39 (4.00%) Network Analyst
11 37 (3.79%) Network Support
12 35 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
13 33 (3.38%) Network Security Engineer
14 31 (3.18%) Network Architect
15 29 (2.97%) Senior Network Engineer
16 25 (2.56%) IT Support
17 24 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 24 (2.46%) Design Engineer
18 22 (2.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.82%) HTML
1 8 (0.82%) .NET
2 7 (0.72%) XMPP
3 6 (0.62%) Middleware
4 4 (0.41%) Web Services
4 4 (0.41%) WAP
5 3 (0.31%) MAPI
5 3 (0.31%) J2EE
5 3 (0.31%) JSON
5 3 (0.31%) Ajax
5 3 (0.31%) HTML5
6 2 (0.21%) RESTful
6 2 (0.21%) BREW
6 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.21%) CSS
6 2 (0.21%) CGI
6 2 (0.21%) ODBC
6 2 (0.21%) Flash
6 2 (0.21%) J2ME
7 1 (0.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 43 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.97%) PKI
5 28 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 25 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.44%) NHS
9 13 (1.33%) iPhone
10 12 (1.23%) Replication
10 12 (1.23%) Clustering
10 12 (1.23%) SecurID
11 11 (1.13%) e-Health
11 11 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.92%) Handset
12 9 (0.92%) iPad
12 9 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.82%) BYOD
13 8 (0.82%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.82%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 237 (24.31%) Windows
2 103 (10.56%) Linux
3 70 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 38 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (3.59%) Windows XP
8 32 (3.28%) UNIX
9 25 (2.56%) Android
10 23 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 21 (2.15%) Solaris
12 20 (2.05%) Mac OS X
13 17 (1.74%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.82%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.51%) CentOS
17 3 (0.31%) ThreadX
18 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (14.97%) ITIL
2 99 (10.15%) Load Balancing
3 89 (9.13%) Network Management
4 56 (5.74%) Network Monitoring
4 56 (5.74%) Migration
5 53 (5.44%) Network Design
6 48 (4.92%) Project Management
7 46 (4.72%) Incident Management
8 41 (4.21%) Service Management
9 33 (3.38%) Network Planning
10 31 (3.18%) Validation
11 30 (3.08%) Software Engineering
12 29 (2.97%) Change Control
13 28 (2.87%) PRINCE2
14 27 (2.77%) Information Security
15 26 (2.67%) Configuration Management
15 26 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (2.56%) Service Delivery
17 23 (2.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.56%) C
2 32 (3.28%) Embedded C
3 31 (3.18%) SQL
4 24 (2.46%) Perl
5 21 (2.15%) Python
6 19 (1.95%) C++
7 10 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.03%) Embedded C++
8 7 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.51%) Java
11 4 (0.41%) PHP
11 4 (0.41%) VC++
11 4 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.41%) Ruby
12 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.21%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.21%) Lua
Qualifications
1 297 (30.46%) Cisco Certification
2 182 (18.67%) CCNP
3 144 (14.77%) CCNA
4 86 (8.82%) Degree
5 54 (5.54%) CCIE
6 35 (3.59%) CISSP
6 35 (3.59%) Security Cleared
7 27 (2.77%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.85%) CCDP
10 17 (1.74%) MCSE
11 14 (1.44%) A+ Certification
12 13 (1.33%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.03%) MCP
14 9 (0.92%) CCIP
14 9 (0.92%) CISM
15 8 (0.82%) CCSE
15 8 (0.82%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.82%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.08%) SLA
2 19 (1.95%) QA
3 18 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) TickIT
10 1 (0.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 131 (13.44%) Active Directory
2 60 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.46%) vSphere
5 22 (2.26%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.92%) XenApp
9 8 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 8 (0.82%) Firmware
10 3 (0.31%) XenServer
10 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.21%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (2.15%) SCCM
3 19 (1.95%) CiscoWorks
4 15 (1.54%) AirWatch
5 14 (1.44%) RANCID
6 12 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (1.13%) CA Spectrum
7 11 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (1.13%) OpenView
8 10 (1.03%) TrustSec
9 9 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
10 8 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.72%) Control-M
11 7 (0.72%) BladeLogic
11 7 (0.72%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.62%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
13 4 (0.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 541 (55.49%) Cisco
2 156 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 153 (15.69%) CheckPoint
4 140 (14.36%) Juniper
5 133 (13.64%) F5
6 115 (11.79%) VMware
7 107 (10.97%) HP
8 104 (10.67%) SolarWinds
9 85 (8.72%) Citrix
10 78 (8.00%) Aruba
11 55 (5.64%) Blue Coat
12 43 (4.41%) Infoblox
13 42 (4.31%) CA
14 39 (4.00%) Ericsson
15 37 (3.79%) Nokia
16 34 (3.49%) Avaya
17 33 (3.38%) Remedy
18 31 (3.18%) McAfee
19 28 (2.87%) Nortel
19 28 (2.87%) Fortinet
London
Clear Cube Consulting
Rate: Flexible
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £37.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 38 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £35 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Selby
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago