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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 63 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.27% 1.88% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.44% 13.33% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£344 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.88%
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
121 75 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.09% 14.07% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 37 24
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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

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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 27 August 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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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 27 August 2015. 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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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 -23 2 £344 -1.07% 1
Banbury - 1 £180 -
Thame - 1 - -
Wireless
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) HP
6 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (30.43%) vSphere
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) CCNA
9 6 (26.09%) Network Design
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) MCSE
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Internet
11 4 (17.39%) Dell
11 4 (17.39%) VPN
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (13.04%) F5
12 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) WordPress
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) ADSL
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) MPLS
4 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (13.04%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (13.04%) Skype
4 3 (13.04%) WebEx
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Junos
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) ICT Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.04%) EqualLogic
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.35%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CCVP
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) ACSA
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
6 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) vSphere
4 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) Apple
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.04%) SonicWALL
4 3 (13.04%) Polycom
4 3 (13.04%) Tandberg
4 3 (13.04%) Dell KACE
4 3 (13.04%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (13.04%) Ruckus Wireless
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