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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 55 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 1.40% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 8.05% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£450 £165 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% +73.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.12% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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
117 87 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.60% 17.37% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 60 36
Average daily rate £375 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +10.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
Harlow - 2 £262 -
Colchester +7 1 - -
Brentwood -2 1 £170 +3.03%
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) FTP
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless Security
5 4 (23.53%) Trac
5 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (17.65%) Redmine
6 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Firmware
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) Broadband

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless Security
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (17.65%) Telnet
4 3 (17.65%) Broadband
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) IPv4
5 2 (11.76%) IPv6
5 2 (11.76%) 802.11
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) Trac
2 3 (17.65%) Redmine
3 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) CGI
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) VHDL
2 1 (5.88%) Verilog
2 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Video Processing
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Mitel
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Aruba
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix