The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 46 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.97% 2.45% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 13.75% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate £338 £256 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% -43.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
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
69 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.45% 17.82% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood +1 1 £325 -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) STB
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Telnet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Telnet
2 1 (14.29%) UTRAN
2 1 (14.29%) VDSL
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%) Aerospace
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%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure 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%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
1 2 (28.57%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
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%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
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%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware