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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 48 64 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.79% 0.53% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 4.30% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate
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£257 £165 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.75% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £165 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £165 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.37%
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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
90 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.93% 12.35% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 30
Average daily rate £325 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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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 21 April 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 -5 3 £325 +96.96%
Basildon - - - - 1
Maldon - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Wireless
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (52.38%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
6 4 (19.05%) FTP
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 4 (19.05%) Broadband
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Trac
7 3 (14.29%) Redmine
7 3 (14.29%) Selenium
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) CCNP

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) FTP
5 4 (19.05%) HTTP
5 4 (19.05%) Broadband
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Telnet
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (9.52%) VLAN
7 2 (9.52%) IPv4
7 2 (9.52%) IPv6
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Trac
2 3 (14.29%) Redmine
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Use Case
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNP
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Kerio
6 2 (9.52%) Aruba
6 2 (9.52%) F5
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