The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 56 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 68 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.16% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 4.27% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 5
Average daily rate £380 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.75 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.06% +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
Wireless
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
544 398 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.26% 17.81% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 221 218
Average daily rate £360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 30
Average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Southampton +34 24 £380 +4.82%
Winchester +3 13 £365 -17.74%
Portsmouth +4 4 - - 2
Basingstoke -10 2 - -
Aldershot - 1 £410 -
Farnborough - 1 £260 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 64 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (52.59%) Cisco
3 53 (45.69%) LAN
4 51 (43.97%) Firewall
5 48 (41.38%) WAN
6 44 (37.93%) CCNP
7 42 (36.21%) VoIP
7 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
8 40 (34.48%) SC Cleared
9 36 (31.03%) Telecoms
10 30 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (25.00%) C
12 28 (24.14%) CheckPoint
13 24 (20.69%) CCNA
14 20 (17.24%) Embedded C
14 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 20 (17.24%) LTE
15 18 (15.52%) Embedded Software Development
15 18 (15.52%) VHDL
16 17 (14.66%) IP Telephony
17 16 (13.79%) ITIL
17 16 (13.79%) Network Security
18 14 (12.07%) Data Centre
19 12 (10.34%) Degree
19 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
19 12 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
20 11 (9.48%) 3G
20 11 (9.48%) MS Office
21 9 (7.76%) MS Excel

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Office
2 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (45.69%) LAN
2 51 (43.97%) Firewall
3 48 (41.38%) WAN
4 42 (36.21%) VoIP
5 30 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (17.24%) LTE
7 17 (14.66%) IP Telephony
8 16 (13.79%) Network Security
9 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (9.48%) 3G
11 9 (7.76%) 3GPP
11 9 (7.76%) PPP
12 7 (6.03%) WLAN
13 6 (5.17%) MPLS
13 6 (5.17%) Unified Communications
13 6 (5.17%) VPN
14 5 (4.31%) VLAN
15 4 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
15 4 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (46.55%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.24%) Embedded Engineer
2 20 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 20 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.52%) VHDL Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Consultant
6 13 (11.21%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (10.34%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) IP Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) IP Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) IP Network Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Network Support
10 5 (4.31%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) VHDL
2 14 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.59%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.86%) CCTV
7 1 (0.86%) EPoS
7 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.86%) AIX
3 1 (0.86%) CentOS
3 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 18 (15.52%) Embedded Software Development
3 16 (13.79%) ITIL
4 8 (6.90%) Change Management
5 7 (6.03%) Migration
5 7 (6.03%) Network Design
5 7 (6.03%) Project Management
6 5 (4.31%) Fault Management
6 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.45%) Email Filtering
7 4 (3.45%) Information Security
7 4 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.45%) Network Management
7 4 (3.45%) Web Filtering
8 3 (2.59%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.59%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.59%) Document Management
8 3 (2.59%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) C
2 20 (17.24%) Embedded C
3 2 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (37.93%) CCNP
3 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
4 40 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 24 (20.69%) CCNA
6 12 (10.34%) Degree
7 9 (7.76%) HND
8 8 (6.90%) CCIE
9 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.72%) CWNA
10 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (52.59%) Cisco
2 28 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.76%) F5
5 8 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.45%) Citrix
6 4 (3.45%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) Autodesk
7 3 (2.59%) Juniper
8 2 (1.72%) Agilent
8 2 (1.72%) Anite
8 2 (1.72%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.72%) VMware
9 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.86%) Google
9 1 (0.86%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) SonicWALL