The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 37 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.71% 1.13% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 13.79% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £325 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Wireless
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.70% 8.17% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 8
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) WAN
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 6 (46.15%) CCNA
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) JNCIP
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) McAfee
8 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) WLAN
8 3 (23.08%) CCIE
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
8 3 (23.08%) Network Planning
8 3 (23.08%) Websense
8 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
8 3 (23.08%) Polycom
8 3 (23.08%) Data Migration

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security
6 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) Junos
6 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Network Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Hidden Markov Model
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) JNCIP
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) McAfee
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
3 3 (23.08%) Polycom
3 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
3 3 (23.08%) Websense
4 1 (7.69%) 3Com
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.69%) VMware