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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 34 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.26% 2.54% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 14.89% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £250 £450 £191
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +135.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £215 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £500 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +70.73%
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
50 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.77% 17.03% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 28
Median daily rate £325 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £185 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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
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 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Aruba
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) BT
6 2 (22.22%) 3Com
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) NETGEAR
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (11.11%) XenApp

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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 (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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Professional Services Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) 3Com
4 2 (22.22%) BT
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) NETGEAR
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) VMware