The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Ipswich region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 32 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.56% - 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -4.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.11% 10.11% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 13
Average daily rate £350 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Wireless
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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 24 April 2014, 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%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) GPEN
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) GPEN
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft