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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 57 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.06% 0.41% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 2.33% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £175 £450 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +19.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £450 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
58 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.34% 17.70% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 20
Average daily rate £318 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £522 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Canterbury - 1 £350 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 4 (44.44%) Aruba
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (33.33%) DMZ
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) iManage
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DMZ
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Support
4 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Professional Services Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Aruba
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) iManage
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft