The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 64 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 3.68% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
Wireless
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 136 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.65% 16.83% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 15
Average daily rate £410 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Aruba
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) WAP
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) HNC
3 3 (42.86%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) e-Health
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DSL
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WAP
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) HNC
2 3 (42.86%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware