The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 3.46% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 22.64% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Average daily rate £394 £265 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.58% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £303 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -1.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.97% 15.27% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 27
Average daily rate £388 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -33.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireless
South East

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Mitel
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) DFS Replication
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) DFS Replication
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix