The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 12 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.52% 1.75% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.10% 7.50% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate
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£286 £113 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.44% -65.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -30.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 39.38% 23.39% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 28
Average daily rate £290 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1037.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

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Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 21 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 19 (82.61%) GSM
2 19 (82.61%) UMTS
3 15 (65.22%) Ericsson
3 15 (65.22%) LTE
3 15 (65.22%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (60.87%) GPRS
5 13 (56.52%) 4G
5 13 (56.52%) WiMAX
6 12 (52.17%) Network Planning
6 12 (52.17%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (52.17%) GPON
6 12 (52.17%) HSPA
6 12 (52.17%) CDMA2000
6 12 (52.17%) MPLS
6 12 (52.17%) DSL
6 12 (52.17%) SDH
7 11 (47.83%) Huawei
8 10 (43.48%) VoLTE
9 9 (39.13%) 3G
10 8 (34.78%) 2G
10 8 (34.78%) C
11 6 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 5 (21.74%) SLA
13 4 (17.39%) CDMA
13 4 (17.39%) RNC
13 4 (17.39%) Logistics
14 3 (13.04%) Back Office
14 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
14 3 (13.04%) Actix

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) GSM
1 19 (82.61%) UMTS
2 15 (65.22%) LTE
2 15 (65.22%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (60.87%) GPRS
4 13 (56.52%) 4G
4 13 (56.52%) WiMAX
5 12 (52.17%) HSPA
5 12 (52.17%) GPON
5 12 (52.17%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (52.17%) CDMA2000
5 12 (52.17%) MPLS
5 12 (52.17%) DSL
5 12 (52.17%) SDH
6 10 (43.48%) VoLTE
7 9 (39.13%) 3G
8 8 (34.78%) 2G
9 4 (17.39%) CDMA
9 4 (17.39%) RNC
10 3 (13.04%) ATM
General
1 21 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Tester
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Network Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Logistics
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Ericsson
2 11 (47.83%) Huawei
3 6 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (13.04%) Actix
5 2 (8.70%) Cramer
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Nortel
6 1 (4.35%) Siemens
6 1 (4.35%) NetHawk