The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 44 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.06% 0.93% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.74% 8.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate £323 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £381 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £400
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 £35.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+37.86% +14.44%
Wireless
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.61% 11.53% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 56 18
Average daily rate £250 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £245 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +89.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 5 £325 -16.66%
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (76.19%) Cisco
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Juniper
4 8 (38.10%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) VoIP
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (28.57%) CCENT
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) JNCIP
7 5 (23.81%) Aruba
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (19.05%) Polycom
8 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
9 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
9 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
9 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) VoIP
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
5 3 (14.29%) WLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless Security
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) Junos
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (14.29%) Network Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Hidden Markov Model
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) CCENT
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) JNCIP
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) ACSA
7 1 (4.76%) HP APS
7 1 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (4.76%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) MCTS
7 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Juniper
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Aruba
5 4 (19.05%) Polycom
6 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) EMC
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec