The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
South East / Kent
Rank 41 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 1.41% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 12.20% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £145 £175 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +37.86%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.87% 11.55% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 31
Median daily rate £350 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £186 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.38 £11.46 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.91% +9.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +7 1 £145 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel