The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 36 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.08% - 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% - 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -3.27%
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.85% 13.88% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 6
Average daily rate £263 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
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 1 May 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
Leicester - 3 - - 1
Wireless
East Midlands

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Server Building
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) IIS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Sun