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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 109 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 15 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 1.10% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 6.78% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
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£308 £345 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £236 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.43 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.33% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £18.30 £24.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £36.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -2.67%
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
501 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.96% 16.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 162 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 August 2014.

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
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 August 2014. 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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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 -12 5 £260 -20.00% 1
Basingstoke +20 3 £325 +80.55% 1
Winchester +5 2 £290 -
Fareham - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 £115 -
Hook - - - -
Andover - - - -
Wireless
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) EPoS
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) C
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) WLAN
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.70%) SecurID
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Retail-J
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) WLAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.70%) LTE
3 2 (8.70%) GSM
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) UMTS
4 1 (4.35%) CDMA
4 1 (4.35%) GPRS
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) IPv6
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) PPP
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) EPoS
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) SecurID
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) ASIC
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
3 1 (4.35%) Verilog
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) AVVID
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (8.70%) HND
6 1 (4.35%) CCIE
6 1 (4.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Websense
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Meru Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Agilent
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