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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 49 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.04% 0.21% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 2.70% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 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 £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
72 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.50% 7.89% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 17
Average daily rate £325 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £17.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 2 £214 - 2
Wantage - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 4
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
3 3 (21.43%) Firmware
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Automotive
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) RIP
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Meru Networks
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec