The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 26 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.36% 0.46% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 2.94% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.57
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +6.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.95% 15.74% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 12
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Wireless
Oxfordshire

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Wireless
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet