The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 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 Leicestershire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.71% 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -4.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.57% 12.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £200 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £25.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Wireless
East Midlands

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leicester - 6 £225 - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Wireless
East Midlands

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Network Management
5 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security Management
6 3 (21.43%) Security Management
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) XenApp
6 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Site Server
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) PABX
3 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) IT Support
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
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