The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 58 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Wireless 22 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 1.63% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 7.61% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £308 £431 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +72.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £102.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Wireless
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 184 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 21.45% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (26.67%) WSUS
4 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (23.33%) CCNA
5 7 (23.33%) Internet
5 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) Broadband
6 6 (20.00%) ISA Server
6 6 (20.00%) Identity Management
6 6 (20.00%) Security Management
6 6 (20.00%) PKI
6 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (20.00%) Wireless Security
6 6 (20.00%) UAG
6 6 (20.00%) F5
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.67%) CCNP
7 5 (16.67%) Juniper
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Apps
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
4 6 (20.00%) Broadband
4 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.67%) DHCP
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) 3G
6 4 (13.33%) 4G
6 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) WLAN
7 3 (10.00%) 2G
7 3 (10.00%) LTE
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) WAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) BBC
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.33%) iDTV
4 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (20.00%) Security Management
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.33%) APMP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA C
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 6 (20.00%) UAG
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Huawei
7 2 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.67%) Meraki
7 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
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