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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 52 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 16 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.78% 1.01% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 4.30% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £250 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -17.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £280 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £22.17
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +28.58%
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
189 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.07% 23.62% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
Average daily rate £350 £390 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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 (34.38%) LAN
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (25.00%) QA
3 8 (25.00%) GSM
4 7 (21.88%) VoIP
4 7 (21.88%) 3G
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) LTE
4 7 (21.88%) 2G
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) VPN
6 5 (15.63%) DHCP
6 5 (15.63%) SLA
6 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Nokia
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) CCNP
7 4 (12.50%) WCDMA
7 4 (12.50%) UMTS
7 4 (12.50%) CDMA
7 4 (12.50%) GPRS
7 4 (12.50%) Windows
7 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
3 8 (25.00%) GSM
4 7 (21.88%) VoIP
4 7 (21.88%) 3G
4 7 (21.88%) 2G
4 7 (21.88%) LTE
5 6 (18.75%) VPN
6 5 (15.63%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) WCDMA
7 4 (12.50%) UMTS
7 4 (12.50%) CDMA
7 4 (12.50%) GPRS
7 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (9.38%) 4G
8 3 (9.38%) Firewall
8 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (9.38%) IPsec
8 3 (9.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Quality Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.13%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) SIEM
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCIP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Netcool
1 2 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
2 4 (12.50%) Nokia
3 3 (9.38%) Huawei
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Nortel
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) Siemens
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) NetHawk
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.13%) SevOne
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £41 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago