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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 45 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.54% 0.91% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 9.52% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£344 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -26.60%
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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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.76% 9.59% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 5
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Altiris
6 3 (30.00%) WordPress
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) CentOS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
6 3 (30.00%) Dell KACE
6 3 (30.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (30.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) Junos
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) ADSL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) ICT Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Altiris
4 3 (30.00%) Dell KACE
4 3 (30.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
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