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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 24 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.37% 2.08% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 25.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.65%
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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
22 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.07% 8.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Average daily rate £275 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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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

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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 20 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire