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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 57 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.63% 0.28% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.97% 1.16% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £500 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +58.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £500 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
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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
201 259 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.37% 23.94% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 95 126
Average daily rate £350 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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
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 21 October 2014.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (36.36%) LAN
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) WAN
3 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (30.30%) MPLS
3 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
4 9 (27.27%) IPsec
4 9 (27.27%) DNS
4 9 (27.27%) WLAN
4 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) Network Design
5 8 (24.24%) QA
5 8 (24.24%) GSM
6 7 (21.21%) 3G
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) LTE
8 5 (15.15%) 2G
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) CDMA
9 4 (12.12%) GPRS
9 4 (12.12%) UMTS
9 4 (12.12%) WCDMA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LAN
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
3 10 (30.30%) WAN
3 10 (30.30%) MPLS
4 9 (27.27%) WLAN
4 9 (27.27%) IPsec
4 9 (27.27%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) GSM
6 7 (21.21%) 3G
7 5 (15.15%) 2G
7 5 (15.15%) LTE
8 4 (12.12%) Firewall
8 4 (12.12%) CDMA
8 4 (12.12%) GPRS
8 4 (12.12%) WCDMA
8 4 (12.12%) UMTS
9 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (6.06%) DSL
10 2 (6.06%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Radio Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
1 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Network Design
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCIP
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 3 (9.09%) Juniper
2 3 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (6.06%) Huawei
3 2 (6.06%) Nokia
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Nortel
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Siemens
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (3.03%) SevOne
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