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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 206 282 238
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -44
Contract jobs citing Wireless 542 340 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 5.14% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 169 145
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £162 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 55
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.55 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
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 £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +46 203 £325 +1.56% 52
South East +77 154 £299 -21.63% 65
East of England +42 55 £254 +7.87% 37
North West -20 42 £356 +42.50% 23
South West +11 28 £310 +34.78% 25
Yorkshire -4 24 £250 -21.56% 15
East Midlands +11 16 £275 +22.22% 13
West Midlands -8 16 £210 -53.33% 15
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UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 507 (53.65%) Cisco
2 366 (38.73%) Firewall
3 340 (35.98%) LAN
4 284 (30.05%) WAN
5 271 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
6 231 (24.44%) Windows
7 227 (24.02%) VPN
8 195 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
9 177 (18.73%) MPLS
10 170 (17.99%) CCNP
11 166 (17.57%) Microsoft
12 156 (16.51%) BGP
13 152 (16.08%) Telecoms
14 151 (15.98%) ITIL
15 145 (15.34%) OSPF
16 142 (15.03%) CheckPoint
17 138 (14.60%) Juniper
18 134 (14.18%) CCNA
19 133 (14.07%) F5
20 132 (13.97%) VoIP
21 131 (13.86%) DNS
21 131 (13.86%) Active Directory
22 129 (13.65%) Network Security
23 118 (12.49%) TCP/IP
24 112 (11.85%) WLAN
24 112 (11.85%) HP
25 111 (11.75%) Internet
26 109 (11.53%) DHCP
27 105 (11.11%) VMware
28 104 (11.01%) Finance

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.20%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (3.17%) Lync
4 29 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (2.33%) IIS
6 21 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.27%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.42%) WordPress
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.11%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 100 (10.58%) MS Office
2 63 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) assyst
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.27%) Office 365
2 9 (0.95%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Yammer
6 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 366 (38.73%) Firewall
2 340 (35.98%) LAN
3 284 (30.05%) WAN
4 227 (24.02%) VPN
5 195 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
6 177 (18.73%) MPLS
7 156 (16.51%) BGP
8 145 (15.34%) OSPF
9 132 (13.97%) VoIP
10 131 (13.86%) DNS
11 129 (13.65%) Network Security
12 118 (12.49%) TCP/IP
13 112 (11.85%) WLAN
14 111 (11.75%) Internet
15 109 (11.53%) DHCP
16 101 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
17 98 (10.37%) Cisco Nexus
18 94 (9.95%) EIGRP
19 75 (7.94%) VLAN
20 74 (7.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.11%) Big Data
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.63%) JIRA
2 5 (0.53%) Trac
3 4 (0.42%) Selenium
3 4 (0.42%) Redmine
4 3 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.32%) CANoe
5 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.21%) Subversion
5 2 (0.21%) JUnit
6 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.11%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 152 (16.08%) Telecoms
2 104 (11.01%) Finance
3 33 (3.49%) Banking
4 25 (2.65%) Retail
5 20 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.01%) Electronics
7 17 (1.80%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.95%) Back Office
11 7 (0.74%) Games
12 6 (0.63%) Local Government
12 6 (0.63%) Billing
13 5 (0.53%) Legal
13 5 (0.53%) Marketing
13 5 (0.53%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.42%) Law
15 3 (0.32%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 256 (27.09%) Network Engineer
2 135 (14.29%) Analyst
3 57 (6.03%) Consultant
4 56 (5.93%) Support Engineer
5 55 (5.82%) Architect
6 52 (5.50%) Support Analyst
7 45 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 45 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 39 (4.13%) Network Analyst
9 35 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
10 34 (3.60%) Network Support
11 31 (3.28%) Wireless Engineer
12 30 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
13 29 (3.07%) IT Support
13 29 (3.07%) Network Consultant
14 27 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
15 26 (2.75%) Design Engineer
16 23 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (2.33%) Test Engineer
17 22 (2.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.95%) .NET
1 9 (0.95%) HTML
2 6 (0.63%) CGI
3 4 (0.42%) HTML5
3 4 (0.42%) XMPP
3 4 (0.42%) WAP
3 4 (0.42%) J2EE
4 3 (0.32%) Web Services
4 3 (0.32%) CSS
4 3 (0.32%) MAPI
4 3 (0.32%) JSON
4 3 (0.32%) Ajax
4 3 (0.32%) BREW
5 2 (0.21%) RESTful
5 2 (0.21%) ODBC
5 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.21%) Flash
5 2 (0.21%) J2ME
6 1 (0.11%) JMX
6 1 (0.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 34 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
4 31 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.43%) PKI
6 15 (1.59%) SecurID
7 14 (1.48%) NHS
8 13 (1.38%) Clustering
9 12 (1.27%) iPhone
9 12 (1.27%) Replication
9 12 (1.27%) Handset
10 10 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.95%) e-Health
11 9 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 9 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.95%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.85%) Celerra
12 8 (0.85%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 231 (24.44%) Windows
2 91 (9.63%) Linux
3 72 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 61 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (4.13%) Windows XP
6 35 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (2.33%) UNIX
9 21 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.22%) Android
10 18 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.59%) Solaris
11 15 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 14 (1.48%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.53%) CentOS
15 4 (0.42%) ThreadX
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (15.98%) ITIL
2 90 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 79 (8.36%) Network Management
4 52 (5.50%) Migration
5 46 (4.87%) Incident Management
6 44 (4.66%) Project Management
6 44 (4.66%) Network Monitoring
7 41 (4.34%) Service Management
8 40 (4.23%) Network Design
9 33 (3.49%) Validation
10 32 (3.39%) Service Delivery
10 32 (3.39%) Software Engineering
11 30 (3.17%) Network Planning
12 26 (2.75%) PRINCE2
12 26 (2.75%) Change Control
13 25 (2.65%) E-Commerce
14 24 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (2.43%) Mentoring
16 22 (2.33%) Information Security
17 21 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 63 (6.67%) C
2 32 (3.39%) Embedded C
3 28 (2.96%) SQL
4 21 (2.22%) Perl
5 20 (2.12%) Python
6 17 (1.80%) C++
7 10 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.95%) Embedded C++
9 8 (0.85%) Java
10 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.42%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.42%) PHP
13 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.32%) Ruby
14 2 (0.21%) Lua
14 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.21%) VC++
14 2 (0.21%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 271 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (17.99%) CCNP
3 134 (14.18%) CCNA
4 86 (9.10%) Degree
5 53 (5.61%) CCIE
6 42 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 37 (3.92%) CISSP
8 33 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (3.39%) SC Cleared
10 23 (2.43%) MCSE
11 19 (2.01%) CCDP
12 18 (1.90%) A+ Certification
13 16 (1.69%) MCP
14 13 (1.38%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.06%) MCDST
15 10 (1.06%) CISM
16 9 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.95%) CCIP
16 9 (0.95%) HP ASE
17 8 (0.85%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.88%) SLA
2 20 (2.12%) QA
3 19 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 131 (13.86%) Active Directory
2 55 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.43%) vSphere
5 15 (1.59%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.16%) XenApp
7 10 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 8 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.74%) Firmware
10 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.21%) Xen
11 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.11%) UAG
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (2.43%) SCCM
3 20 (2.12%) CiscoWorks
4 14 (1.48%) AirWatch
4 14 (1.48%) RANCID
5 11 (1.16%) OpenView
5 11 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
8 8 (0.85%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (0.53%) Nessus
11 4 (0.42%) WSUS
11 4 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.42%) OPNET
12 3 (0.32%) Iperf
12 3 (0.32%) SCOM
13 2 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 507 (53.65%) Cisco
2 166 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 142 (15.03%) CheckPoint
4 138 (14.60%) Juniper
5 133 (14.07%) F5
6 112 (11.85%) HP
7 105 (11.11%) VMware
8 99 (10.48%) SolarWinds
9 87 (9.21%) Citrix
10 54 (5.71%) Aruba
10 54 (5.71%) Blue Coat
11 40 (4.23%) Ericsson
12 39 (4.13%) McAfee
13 38 (4.02%) Infoblox
14 34 (3.60%) CA
14 34 (3.60%) Fortinet
15 31 (3.28%) Avaya
16 29 (3.07%) Remedy
17 26 (2.75%) Nokia
17 26 (2.75%) Huawei
Merseyside
Reed Professional Services
Posted: Yesterday
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Quantica Technology - London
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stott & May
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £37 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £250 - £264 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago