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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.32% 0.76% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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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
39 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 25.83% 23.66% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
Average daily rate £310 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Wireless
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

Wireless
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

Wireless
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

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (93.75%) GSM
1 15 (93.75%) UMTS
1 15 (93.75%) Telecoms
2 12 (75.00%) GPRS
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
3 11 (68.75%) Network Planning
3 11 (68.75%) LTE
4 10 (62.50%) HSPA
4 10 (62.50%) GPON
4 10 (62.50%) WiMAX
4 10 (62.50%) CDMA2000
4 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (62.50%) DSL
4 10 (62.50%) SDH
5 9 (56.25%) Ericsson
5 9 (56.25%) VoLTE
6 8 (50.00%) 4G
6 8 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (37.50%) Huawei
7 6 (37.50%) C
8 4 (25.00%) CDMA
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Actix
9 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (18.75%) Logistics
10 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Statistics
10 2 (12.50%) Degree
10 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) GSM
1 15 (93.75%) UMTS
2 12 (75.00%) GPRS
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
3 11 (68.75%) LTE
4 10 (62.50%) GPON
4 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (62.50%) WiMAX
4 10 (62.50%) HSPA
4 10 (62.50%) SDH
4 10 (62.50%) CDMA2000
4 10 (62.50%) DSL
5 9 (56.25%) VoLTE
6 8 (50.00%) 4G
6 8 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (25.00%) CDMA
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) RTCP
8 2 (12.50%) RTP
8 2 (12.50%) 3G
General
1 15 (93.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
2 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Network Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Ericsson
2 6 (37.50%) Huawei
3 3 (18.75%) Actix
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco