The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 25 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.83% - 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.90% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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£325 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -24.52%
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 77 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.27% 25.25% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 24
Average daily rate £363 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 9 - -
Canterbury - 1 £175 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
1 9 (39.13%) Python
1 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
1 9 (39.13%) SNMP
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
1 9 (39.13%) SSL
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) Nagios
1 9 (39.13%) Cryptography
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (39.13%) PKI
1 9 (39.13%) Statistics
1 9 (39.13%) Grails
1 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Security
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
1 9 (39.13%) Splunk
1 9 (39.13%) Analytics
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
1 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
1 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (39.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps
1 9 (39.13%) SoftLayer

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
1 9 (39.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (39.13%) SoftLayer
1 9 (39.13%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SNMP
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
1 9 (39.13%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.35%) Multicast
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (39.13%) Grails
2 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Cryptography
1 9 (39.13%) PKI
1 9 (39.13%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
1 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Security
1 9 (39.13%) Analytics
1 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
1 4 (17.39%) DFS Replication
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Nagios
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
1 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
1 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) Splunk
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) NetScout
6 1 (4.35%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Tufin
6 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
6 1 (4.35%) Lancope
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