The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 227 228 242
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Wireless 438 383 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 6.00% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 199 155
Average daily rate
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£315 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £192 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 67 79
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.35 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6885 6381 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3407 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 426 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wireless
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +64 181 £323 -0.76% 52
South East +4 103 £285 -19.71% 42
East of England -37 36 £315 +23.52% 32
North West -9 32 £275 -15.38% 9
East Midlands +7 24 £363 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -17 19 £245 -24.61% 7
South West -28 16 £323 +43.33% 10
Yorkshire +7 9 £320 +40.65% 10
North East -23 3 £375 +36.36%
Midlands - - - -
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 391 (50.78%) Cisco
2 275 (35.71%) LAN
3 260 (33.77%) Windows
4 252 (32.73%) Firewall
5 238 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
6 213 (27.66%) WAN
7 192 (24.94%) Microsoft
8 160 (20.78%) VPN
8 160 (20.78%) CCNP
9 158 (20.52%) Active Directory
10 129 (16.75%) Windows 7
11 126 (16.36%) TCP/IP
12 123 (15.97%) HP
13 122 (15.84%) ITIL
14 112 (14.55%) Juniper
15 111 (14.42%) CCNA
16 109 (14.16%) DNS
17 108 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 107 (13.90%) Citrix
19 103 (13.38%) MS Exchange
20 102 (13.25%) MS Office
21 101 (13.12%) DHCP
22 98 (12.73%) VoIP
23 94 (12.21%) VMware
24 86 (11.17%) Telecoms
24 86 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
25 85 (11.04%) WLAN
26 81 (10.52%) Finance
27 79 (10.26%) MS Excel
28 73 (9.48%) MPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 103 (13.38%) MS Exchange
2 68 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 36 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 27 (3.51%) Lync
7 19 (2.47%) IIS
8 12 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.17%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.65%) CMS
12 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.13%) Apache
14 1 (0.13%) Site Server
Applications
1 102 (13.25%) MS Office
2 79 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (0.52%) MS Project
7 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.52%) Summit
2 3 (0.39%) assyst
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.34%) Office 365
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 275 (35.71%) LAN
2 252 (32.73%) Firewall
3 213 (27.66%) WAN
4 160 (20.78%) VPN
5 126 (16.36%) TCP/IP
6 109 (14.16%) DNS
7 101 (13.12%) DHCP
8 98 (12.73%) VoIP
9 85 (11.04%) WLAN
10 73 (9.48%) MPLS
11 72 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
12 71 (9.22%) Network Security
13 68 (8.83%) SAN
14 61 (7.92%) BGP
15 57 (7.40%) IPsec
16 55 (7.14%) OSPF
17 43 (5.58%) Internet
18 40 (5.19%) VLAN
19 39 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
20 38 (4.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.17%) MySQL
4 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.13%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.13%) MS Access
6 1 (0.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Selenium
2 8 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (1.04%) JIRA
2 8 (1.04%) Trac
2 8 (1.04%) JUnit
3 7 (0.91%) Bugzilla
3 7 (0.91%) Redmine
4 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.26%) GDB
5 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.26%) Toad
5 2 (0.26%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.13%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.13%) PVCS
General
1 86 (11.17%) Telecoms
2 81 (10.52%) Finance
3 22 (2.86%) Banking
3 22 (2.86%) Retail
4 18 (2.34%) Electronics
5 9 (1.17%) Marketing
5 9 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.91%) Local Government
8 5 (0.65%) Law
8 5 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.39%) Front Office
10 3 (0.39%) Back Office
10 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 178 (23.12%) Network Engineer
2 108 (14.03%) Analyst
3 73 (9.48%) Architect
4 61 (7.92%) Support Analyst
5 52 (6.75%) Consultant
6 45 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 42 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 41 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 36 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (4.29%) Network Support
11 31 (4.03%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (3.90%) Security Engineer
13 29 (3.77%) Project Engineer
13 29 (3.77%) Desktop Support
14 24 (3.12%) Network Consultant
15 23 (2.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 22 (2.86%) Administrator
17 21 (2.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 21 (2.73%) Network Analyst
17 21 (2.73%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.60%) .NET
2 8 (1.04%) XMPP
3 5 (0.65%) WAP
4 4 (0.52%) Web Services
4 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.52%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.39%) HTML
6 2 (0.26%) Middleware
6 2 (0.26%) XML
6 2 (0.26%) ODBC
7 1 (0.13%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.13%) J2ME
7 1 (0.13%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) ISAPI
7 1 (0.13%) MAPI
7 1 (0.13%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.13%) COM
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
7 1 (0.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.03%) Blackberry
2 26 (3.38%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.38%) Firmware
3 23 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (1.95%) Smartphone
5 14 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 14 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 12 (1.56%) Clustering
6 12 (1.56%) iPad
6 12 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.30%) Handset
8 8 (1.04%) NHS
9 7 (0.91%) Device Driver
9 7 (0.91%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.78%) Open Source
11 5 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.65%) PKI
11 5 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 260 (33.77%) Windows
2 129 (16.75%) Windows 7
3 108 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 54 (7.01%) Linux
7 28 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (3.51%) Android
9 25 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 17 (2.21%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.65%) UNIX
14 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.26%) VMS
15 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (15.84%) ITIL
2 57 (7.40%) Project Management
3 45 (5.84%) Migration
4 38 (4.94%) Load Balancing
5 36 (4.68%) Network Design
6 35 (4.55%) Network Management
7 29 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
8 27 (3.51%) PRINCE2
8 27 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (3.38%) Network Architecture
9 26 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 24 (3.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (3.12%) Incident Management
11 23 (2.99%) Change Control
12 22 (2.86%) Security Architecture
12 22 (2.86%) Business Continuity
13 20 (2.60%) Software Engineering
13 20 (2.60%) Change Management
13 20 (2.60%) BCP
14 19 (2.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.58%) C
2 31 (4.03%) SQL
3 19 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 18 (2.34%) Perl
5 12 (1.56%) C++
6 11 (1.43%) Embedded C
7 10 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.30%) PHP
7 10 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.04%) VB
9 8 (1.04%) Java
9 8 (1.04%) Ruby
10 7 (0.91%) Python
11 5 (0.65%) C#
11 5 (0.65%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.39%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 238 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (20.78%) CCNP
3 111 (14.42%) CCNA
4 68 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (6.88%) CCIE
5 53 (6.88%) Degree
5 53 (6.88%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 35 (4.55%) MCSE
7 33 (4.29%) MCP
8 25 (3.25%) MCITP
9 24 (3.12%) CCDP
10 21 (2.73%) CISSP
11 14 (1.82%) MCSA
11 14 (1.82%) CEH
12 13 (1.69%) CCDA
13 7 (0.91%) CCIP
13 7 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.91%) CCVP
13 7 (0.91%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.36%) SLA
2 17 (2.21%) QA
3 7 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) JTAG
6 1 (0.13%) DO-160
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (20.52%) Active Directory
2 70 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.90%) XenApp
5 20 (2.60%) vSphere
6 15 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.30%) Xen
8 6 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.78%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.52%) UAG
9 4 (0.52%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (5.84%) SCCM
2 28 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 27 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (1.43%) Nessus
7 10 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.17%) SCOM
9 7 (0.91%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (0.78%) WSUS
11 5 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.52%) SCSM
12 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.52%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
13 3 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 391 (50.78%) Cisco
2 192 (24.94%) Microsoft
3 123 (15.97%) HP
4 112 (14.55%) Juniper
5 107 (13.90%) Citrix
6 94 (12.21%) VMware
7 62 (8.05%) CheckPoint
8 59 (7.66%) F5
9 45 (5.84%) Apple
10 42 (5.45%) Aruba
11 36 (4.68%) Symantec
12 34 (4.42%) EMC
13 31 (4.03%) Avaya
14 26 (3.38%) Blue Coat
15 25 (3.25%) McAfee
16 24 (3.12%) SolarWinds
17 23 (2.99%) Mitel
17 23 (2.99%) Nortel
18 22 (2.86%) Meru Networks
19 19 (2.47%) Dell
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