The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 52 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.89% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 3.88% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 232 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.08% 24.07% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 82 96
Average daily rate £351 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +50.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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
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 25 July 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) VPN
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (29.63%) IPsec
3 8 (29.63%) CCNP
3 8 (29.63%) MPLS
3 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) WLAN
3 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
3 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
3 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Network Design
5 5 (18.52%) QA
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) 3G
6 4 (14.81%) Juniper
6 4 (14.81%) CDMA
6 4 (14.81%) GPRS
6 4 (14.81%) GSM
6 4 (14.81%) WCDMA
6 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 3 (11.11%) Nortel
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) VPN
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) MPLS
2 8 (29.63%) IPsec
2 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) WLAN
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) WCDMA
3 4 (14.81%) CDMA
3 4 (14.81%) GPRS
3 4 (14.81%) GSM
3 4 (14.81%) 3G
4 3 (11.11%) 2G
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) LTE
5 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.70%) ATM
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Change Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
1 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
1 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (25.93%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) B2B
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (29.63%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
3 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) Nortel
3 3 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.70%) Huawei
5 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
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