The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Oxfordshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 39 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.06% 0.60% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 4.48% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£348 £425 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +142.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.37% 13.43% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 21
Average daily rate £325 £323 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Wireless
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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 3 £348 - 1
Abingdon - 1 - - 3
Bicester - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
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