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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 46 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 29 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.88% 1.86% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 8.78% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £425 £305 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% -32.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +82.05%
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
287 205 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.13% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 73 98
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 31 (60.78%) Firewall
2 22 (43.14%) Windows
3 18 (35.29%) Cisco
3 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 16 (31.37%) Internet
6 14 (27.45%) ISA Server
6 14 (27.45%) Identity Management
6 14 (27.45%) Security Management
6 14 (27.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (27.45%) UAG
6 14 (27.45%) Wireless Security
6 14 (27.45%) PKI
6 14 (27.45%) WSUS
7 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) Broadband
10 9 (17.65%) IPsec
10 9 (17.65%) EIGRP
10 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (15.69%) OSPF
11 8 (15.69%) BGP
11 8 (15.69%) CCNA
12 7 (13.73%) CCNP
12 7 (13.73%) VPN

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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 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) Internet
3 14 (27.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (27.45%) Wireless Security
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 10 (19.61%) Broadband
5 10 (19.61%) DNS
5 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (17.65%) EIGRP
6 9 (17.65%) IPsec
7 8 (15.69%) BGP
7 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (15.69%) OSPF
8 7 (13.73%) LAN
8 7 (13.73%) Network Security
8 7 (13.73%) VPN
8 7 (13.73%) WAN
9 6 (11.76%) WLAN
10 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) AppScan
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Field Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Security Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Security Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.88%) RSS
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) CCTV
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 14 (27.45%) Identity Management
2 14 (27.45%) Security Management
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design
5 3 (5.88%) Network Management
5 3 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (5.88%) Network Planning
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (3.92%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) C
1 3 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) C++
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.96%) Korn
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) CCNA
3 7 (13.73%) CCNP
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (5.88%) MCITP
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
5 3 (5.88%) MCTS
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CCDP
7 1 (1.96%) CCIP
7 1 (1.96%) CCSP
7 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.96%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) MISRA
1 1 (1.96%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) ISA Server
1 14 (27.45%) UAG
2 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) WSUS
2 3 (5.88%) OPNET
2 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.96%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.80%) F5
3 5 (9.80%) Juniper
4 4 (7.84%) Blue Coat
4 4 (7.84%) Nokia
5 3 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.92%) Brocade
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Huawei
6 2 (3.92%) Meraki
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) NetScout