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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 261 251 278
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Wireless 414 458 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.91% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 6.35% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 291 203
Median daily rate £365 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £488 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 68
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.85 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +62.50%
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
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 December 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 9 December 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 +35 164 £400 +6.66% 29
South East -14 100 £358 -7.74% 37
East of England +1 33 £300 -14.28% 25
South West +4 27 £231 -32.48% 11
North West -10 24 £400 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +7 23 £138 -24.13% 11
West Midlands -17 21 £325 - 10
Yorkshire +13 12 £420 +29.23% 13
North East -16 9 £328 - 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 560 (60.34%) Cisco
2 412 (44.40%) Firewall
3 370 (39.87%) LAN
4 330 (35.56%) WAN
5 314 (33.84%) Cisco Certification
6 243 (26.19%) Windows
7 240 (25.86%) CCNP
8 226 (24.35%) VPN
9 217 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
10 193 (20.80%) TCP/IP
11 187 (20.15%) CheckPoint
12 174 (18.75%) Network Security
13 173 (18.64%) Microsoft
14 166 (17.89%) Juniper
14 166 (17.89%) Data Centre
15 165 (17.78%) CCNA
16 157 (16.92%) Finance
17 154 (16.59%) Active Directory
18 136 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 129 (13.90%) ITIL
20 127 (13.69%) Security Cleared
21 126 (13.58%) Wi-Fi
21 126 (13.58%) Palo Alto
22 121 (13.04%) VoIP
23 119 (12.82%) DNS
24 116 (12.50%) DHCP
25 115 (12.39%) Cisco Wireless
26 111 (11.96%) SC Cleared
26 111 (11.96%) Aruba
27 110 (11.85%) F5

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 41 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (1.83%) IBM Notes
4 15 (1.62%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (1.19%) Mule
6 11 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.75%) IIS
8 3 (0.32%) JBoss
9 2 (0.22%) CMS
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.22%) WordPress
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 84 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 70 (7.54%) MS Office
3 16 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) InDesign
6 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) assyst
1 3 (0.32%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (5.60%) Office 365
3 45 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.75%) IaaS
5 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.43%) SaaS
6 3 (0.32%) G Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 412 (44.40%) Firewall
2 370 (39.87%) LAN
3 330 (35.56%) WAN
4 226 (24.35%) VPN
5 217 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
6 193 (20.80%) TCP/IP
7 174 (18.75%) Network Security
8 136 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 126 (13.58%) Wi-Fi
10 121 (13.04%) VoIP
11 119 (12.82%) DNS
12 116 (12.50%) DHCP
13 115 (12.39%) Cisco Wireless
14 108 (11.64%) Internet
15 106 (11.42%) OSPF
16 96 (10.34%) BGP
17 90 (9.70%) WLAN
18 82 (8.84%) IPsec
19 72 (7.76%) SSL
20 69 (7.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.75%) MySQL
3 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.65%) Redis
4 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.54%) MS Access
6 4 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.43%) MariaDB
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) Big Data
8 1 (0.11%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.11%) Power BI
8 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.65%) JIRA
1 6 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) AppScan
5 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.11%) GDB
5 1 (0.11%) GitLab
5 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.11%) RSpec
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 157 (16.92%) Finance
2 70 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.80%) Retail
4 25 (2.69%) Financial Institution
5 20 (2.16%) Banking
6 14 (1.51%) Electronics
6 14 (1.51%) Legal
7 9 (0.97%) Advertising
7 9 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.97%) Marketing
8 8 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.54%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.32%) Local Government
11 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (33.84%) Network Engineer
2 121 (13.04%) Architect
3 103 (11.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 94 (10.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 90 (9.70%) Analyst
6 72 (7.76%) Support Engineer
7 62 (6.68%) Security Engineer
8 58 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 53 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 45 (4.85%) Network Architect
11 40 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (3.99%) Consultant
13 35 (3.77%) Network Support
14 30 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
15 29 (3.13%) Administrator
16 28 (3.02%) Desktop Support
17 27 (2.91%) Network Analyst
18 26 (2.80%) Network Support Engineer
19 25 (2.69%) Firewall Engineer
19 25 (2.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (9.05%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.40%) Web Services
3 6 (0.65%) CSS
3 6 (0.65%) ELK Stack
3 6 (0.65%) Middleware
3 6 (0.65%) WAP
4 5 (0.54%) RESTful
4 5 (0.54%) XMPP
5 2 (0.22%) .NET
5 2 (0.22%) HTML
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.11%) CSS3
6 1 (0.11%) HTML5
6 1 (0.11%) JMS
6 1 (0.11%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.11%) Resque
6 1 (0.11%) REST
6 1 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 50 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.20%) Blackberry
5 33 (3.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.83%) CESG
8 17 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.72%) PKI
10 15 (1.62%) NHS
11 12 (1.29%) BYOD
12 9 (0.97%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.75%) Clustering
13 7 (0.75%) CMDB
13 7 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
13 7 (0.75%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
14 5 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 243 (26.19%) Windows
2 85 (9.16%) Windows Server
3 77 (8.30%) Linux
4 66 (7.11%) Windows 7
5 58 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (4.09%) Unix
8 29 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 22 (2.37%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.26%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.83%) Windows 10
13 14 (1.51%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.86%) Android
14 8 (0.86%) Solaris
15 6 (0.65%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.32%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (13.90%) ITIL
2 92 (9.91%) Change Management
3 70 (7.54%) Network Management
4 68 (7.33%) Project Management
5 67 (7.22%) Network Design
6 59 (6.36%) Load Balancing
7 55 (5.93%) Service Management
8 50 (5.39%) Migration
9 41 (4.42%) Information Security
9 41 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
10 35 (3.77%) Time Management
11 34 (3.66%) Service Delivery
12 32 (3.45%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.34%) PRINCE2
13 31 (3.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (3.13%) Problem Management
15 28 (3.02%) Network Architecture
16 25 (2.69%) Penetration Testing
17 23 (2.48%) ITIL V3
17 23 (2.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.96%) C
2 25 (2.69%) Embedded C
3 22 (2.37%) Java
4 20 (2.16%) Python
5 19 (2.05%) C++
6 17 (1.83%) SQL
7 13 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.97%) Embedded C++
9 8 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.54%) Perl
11 4 (0.43%) PHP
11 4 (0.43%) VBScript
12 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.32%) Ruby
13 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.22%) C#
13 2 (0.22%) VB
14 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 314 (33.84%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (25.86%) CCNP
3 165 (17.78%) CCNA
4 127 (13.69%) Security Cleared
5 111 (11.96%) SC Cleared
6 95 (10.24%) CCIE
7 57 (6.14%) Degree
8 46 (4.96%) CISSP
9 38 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (3.99%) CCDP
11 36 (3.88%) MCSE
12 30 (3.23%) CCSA
13 28 (3.02%) JNCIP
14 27 (2.91%) CCSE
15 26 (2.80%) CCDA
16 24 (2.59%) MCP
17 22 (2.37%) MCSA
18 19 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
19 18 (1.94%) ACHDS
19 18 (1.94%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.39%) SLA
2 33 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.97%) RMADS
5 5 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.43%) QA
7 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.11%) GCP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 154 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 60 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
5 24 (2.59%) Firmware
6 14 (1.51%) ProxySG
6 14 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.40%) vSphere
7 13 (1.40%) XenServer
8 12 (1.29%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.97%) XenApp
10 9 (0.97%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.32%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.22%) BIND 9
13 2 (0.22%) Docker
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (6.14%) FortiGate
2 41 (4.42%) Cisco Prime
3 39 (4.20%) SCCM
4 25 (2.69%) Puppet
5 23 (2.48%) Ansible
6 22 (2.37%) Cisco UCCX
7 21 (2.26%) Nagios
8 17 (1.83%) Cacti
9 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (1.51%) Nexpose
10 14 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
11 13 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (1.19%) Backup Exec
13 11 (1.19%) OPNET
14 7 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.65%) Kibana
15 6 (0.65%) logstash
15 6 (0.65%) RSA enVision
15 6 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 560 (60.34%) Cisco
2 187 (20.15%) CheckPoint
3 173 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 166 (17.89%) Juniper
5 126 (13.58%) Palo Alto
6 111 (11.96%) Aruba
7 110 (11.85%) F5
8 98 (10.56%) Citrix
9 86 (9.27%) VMware
10 81 (8.73%) Blue Coat
11 79 (8.51%) HP
12 76 (8.19%) SolarWinds
13 57 (6.14%) Riverbed
14 48 (5.17%) Fortinet
15 45 (4.85%) Apple
16 44 (4.74%) Meraki
17 38 (4.09%) Dell
18 34 (3.66%) Intel Security
19 32 (3.45%) Avaya
20 31 (3.34%) FireEye
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Valis IT
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago