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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 47 60 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 0.57% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 5.19% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£190 £308 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.21% +44.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £194 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £422 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -20.63%
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
75 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.34% 10.89% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 27
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -19.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 30 March 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
Chelmsford - 4 £233 - 1
Brentwood -9 1 £170 -44.71%
Harwich - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) NetApp
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Broadband
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (21.05%) Firmware
5 4 (21.05%) Selenium
5 4 (21.05%) NAS
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Telnet
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) FTP
6 3 (15.79%) HTTP
6 3 (15.79%) CCNP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (21.05%) Broadband
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) NAS
4 3 (15.79%) FTP
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 3 (15.79%) Telnet
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Redmine
2 2 (10.53%) Trac
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
1 2 (10.53%) STB
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
1 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 2 (10.53%) Mitel
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Kerio
6 2 (10.53%) Aruba
6 2 (10.53%) F5
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