The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 22 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.64% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -34.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.52% 11.85% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
Average daily rate £250 £255 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £14.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £18.10 £12.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) IGRP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) IOS XR
3 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
4 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
1 3 (37.50%) IGRP
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (37.50%) IOS XR
1 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) BT