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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 236 257 265
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 411 326 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 5.47% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 154 130
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£320 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £167 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 48
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +49 171 £325 +8.33% 81
South East +13 108 £320 -1.53% 66
East of England +14 47 £259 -14.54% 47
South West -5 28 £318 +15.45% 31
North West +10 21 £300 +114.28% 20
West Midlands 0 13 £419 +11.66% 8
Yorkshire -8 10 £313 +78.57% 21
East Midlands +8 9 £410 +86.36% 14
Midlands - - - -
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 447 (55.46%) Cisco
2 327 (40.57%) LAN
3 290 (35.98%) Firewall
4 254 (31.51%) WAN
5 244 (30.27%) Cisco Certification
6 207 (25.68%) Windows
7 180 (22.33%) VPN
8 172 (21.34%) Microsoft
9 146 (18.11%) ITIL
10 142 (17.62%) CCNP
11 129 (16.00%) CheckPoint
12 128 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
13 123 (15.26%) WLAN
14 122 (15.14%) Active Directory
15 120 (14.89%) CCNA
16 119 (14.76%) Telecoms
17 118 (14.64%) OSPF
17 118 (14.64%) BGP
18 112 (13.90%) MPLS
19 111 (13.77%) HP
20 104 (12.90%) DHCP
20 104 (12.90%) DNS
21 101 (12.53%) MS Office
22 100 (12.41%) F5
23 99 (12.28%) VoIP
24 97 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
25 92 (11.41%) TCP/IP
26 91 (11.29%) Juniper
27 88 (10.92%) Internet
28 87 (10.79%) Windows 7

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (8.81%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.23%) Lync
6 23 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.99%) IIS
8 11 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (12.53%) MS Office
2 66 (8.19%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) assyst
2 4 (0.50%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.87%) Office 365
2 5 (0.62%) IaaS
3 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 327 (40.57%) LAN
2 290 (35.98%) Firewall
3 254 (31.51%) WAN
4 180 (22.33%) VPN
5 128 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
6 123 (15.26%) WLAN
7 118 (14.64%) OSPF
7 118 (14.64%) BGP
8 112 (13.90%) MPLS
9 104 (12.90%) DHCP
9 104 (12.90%) DNS
10 99 (12.28%) VoIP
11 97 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 92 (11.41%) TCP/IP
13 88 (10.92%) Internet
14 78 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
15 76 (9.43%) Network Security
16 69 (8.56%) EIGRP
17 68 (8.44%) SAN
18 59 (7.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.62%) DB2
2 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.12%) MS Access
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.12%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Selenium
2 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.25%) JIRA
4 2 (0.25%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.12%) MSI
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.12%) Trac
5 1 (0.12%) Redmine
General
1 119 (14.76%) Telecoms
2 81 (10.05%) Finance
3 41 (5.09%) Banking
4 19 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.86%) Retail
5 15 (1.86%) Electronics
6 10 (1.24%) Back Office
7 8 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.74%) Legal
8 6 (0.74%) Games
9 5 (0.62%) Local Government
9 5 (0.62%) Billing
9 5 (0.62%) Marketing
10 4 (0.50%) Automotive
10 4 (0.50%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 230 (28.54%) Network Engineer
2 116 (14.39%) Analyst
3 56 (6.95%) Support Engineer
4 54 (6.70%) Consultant
5 43 (5.33%) Architect
6 37 (4.59%) Support Analyst
7 33 (4.09%) Wireless Engineer
8 31 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 30 (3.72%) Cisco Engineer
10 29 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 29 (3.60%) Network Analyst
11 28 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
12 26 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (3.10%) 1st Line Support
14 24 (2.98%) Service Analyst
15 23 (2.85%) Senior Network Engineer
15 23 (2.85%) Service Desk Analyst
15 23 (2.85%) Network Security Engineer
15 23 (2.85%) Network Consultant
16 22 (2.73%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.49%) .NET
2 9 (1.12%) HTML
3 5 (0.62%) Middleware
4 4 (0.50%) HTML5
4 4 (0.50%) BREW
4 4 (0.50%) Ajax
4 4 (0.50%) J2EE
4 4 (0.50%) CSS
4 4 (0.50%) Web Services
4 4 (0.50%) CGI
5 3 (0.37%) MAPI
5 3 (0.37%) WAP
5 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.37%) J2ME
6 2 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.25%) WCF
6 2 (0.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.25%) JSON
6 2 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 38 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.23%) SecurID
6 17 (2.11%) Handset
6 17 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.99%) Smartphone
8 15 (1.86%) Thin Client
8 15 (1.86%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.74%) Clustering
10 13 (1.61%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.36%) iPad
12 10 (1.24%) Smartcard
13 9 (1.12%) NHS
14 8 (0.99%) PKI
15 7 (0.87%) Life Science
15 7 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.74%) iPhone
16 6 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 207 (25.68%) Windows
2 87 (10.79%) Windows 7
3 75 (9.31%) Linux
4 54 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (6.08%) Windows XP
6 39 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.73%) UNIX
9 21 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.86%) Windows Vista
11 13 (1.61%) Solaris
12 10 (1.24%) Android
13 8 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.37%) ThreadX
15 3 (0.37%) AIX
15 3 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (18.11%) ITIL
2 76 (9.43%) Load Balancing
3 54 (6.70%) Project Management
4 51 (6.33%) Network Management
5 47 (5.83%) Migration
6 34 (4.22%) Incident Management
7 33 (4.09%) Service Management
8 29 (3.60%) Network Design
9 28 (3.47%) Change Control
9 28 (3.47%) Mentoring
10 24 (2.98%) Validation
10 24 (2.98%) Software Engineering
11 23 (2.85%) PRINCE2
11 23 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (2.61%) Service Delivery
13 20 (2.48%) E-Commerce
14 18 (2.23%) Network Planning
15 16 (1.99%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (1.74%) Test Scripting
16 14 (1.74%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.09%) C
2 26 (3.23%) SQL
3 23 (2.85%) Python
3 23 (2.85%) Perl
4 22 (2.73%) Embedded C
5 11 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.36%) C++
6 9 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 8 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.99%) Java
8 7 (0.87%) Embedded C++
8 7 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.74%) PHP
10 5 (0.62%) Ruby
11 4 (0.50%) C#
12 3 (0.37%) VC++
13 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.25%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 244 (30.27%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (17.62%) CCNP
3 120 (14.89%) CCNA
4 79 (9.80%) Degree
5 65 (8.06%) CCIE
6 48 (5.96%) Security Cleared
7 45 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (4.47%) SC Cleared
9 28 (3.47%) CISSP
10 25 (3.10%) MCSE
11 20 (2.48%) A+ Certification
11 20 (2.48%) MCP
12 16 (1.99%) MCITP
13 15 (1.86%) MCDST
14 10 (1.24%) HP ASE
14 10 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (1.24%) CCDP
15 8 (0.99%) CISM
15 8 (0.99%) CCVP
15 8 (0.99%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.58%) SLA
2 21 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.86%) QA
4 9 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 122 (15.14%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 26 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (2.11%) vSphere
6 14 (1.74%) XenApp
7 10 (1.24%) Firmware
8 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.74%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.50%) UAG
9 4 (0.50%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.37%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (3.97%) Cisco Prime
2 25 (3.10%) SCCM
3 19 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (0.99%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (0.62%) Nessus
7 5 (0.62%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.50%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.37%) Control-M
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.37%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.25%) WSUS
10 2 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 447 (55.46%) Cisco
2 172 (21.34%) Microsoft
3 129 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 111 (13.77%) HP
5 100 (12.41%) F5
6 91 (11.29%) Juniper
7 83 (10.30%) VMware
8 72 (8.93%) Citrix
9 64 (7.94%) Blue Coat
10 45 (5.58%) Nortel
11 42 (5.21%) SolarWinds
12 39 (4.84%) Aruba
13 34 (4.22%) CA
14 31 (3.85%) McAfee
15 29 (3.60%) Avaya
16 28 (3.47%) Fortinet
17 23 (2.85%) Nokia
18 21 (2.61%) Ericsson
18 21 (2.61%) Symantec
19 20 (2.48%) Meraki
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