The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 51 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% 1.88% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 10.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £225 £224 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +35.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +82.05%
Wireless
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 100 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.89% 18.80% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 54
Median daily rate £329 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.46% +13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Essex region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Essex region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) STB
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Telnet

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Telnet
2 1 (14.29%) VDSL
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Redmine
3 1 (14.29%) Trac
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) STB
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware