The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 56 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 5.80% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £315 £406 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.40% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £438 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £20.88
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +79.64%
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
209 207 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.40% 21.43% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 110 94
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £44.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.29% +145.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) BGP
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) Nokia
5 6 (30.00%) OSPF
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) OPNET
7 4 (20.00%) 3G
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) CMDB
7 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Network Management
7 4 (20.00%) 4G

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) LAN
3 6 (30.00%) OSPF
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) 3G
5 4 (20.00%) 4G
6 3 (15.00%) 2G
6 3 (15.00%) LTE
6 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCDA
3 1 (5.00%) CCVP
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) OPNET
2 1 (5.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) Nokia
4 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (10.00%) Aruba
7 2 (10.00%) Huawei
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
8 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (5.00%) Lancope
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) Tufin