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 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 42 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.31% 2.24% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 18.42% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -25.00%
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
42 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.96% 12.14% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 10
Average daily rate £317 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 16
Average hourly rate £13.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 April 2015. 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
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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 - - - - 1
Wireless
East Midlands

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat