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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 59 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 16 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 0.56% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 2.44% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £235 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.76% -25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £235 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.88 £27.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +25.97%
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
186 246 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.06% 22.78% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 122
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.30 £13.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
2 10 (30.30%) WAN
2 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
3 8 (24.24%) QA
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) GSM
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
4 7 (21.21%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) 3G
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) LTE
4 7 (21.21%) 2G
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) MPLS
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (18.18%) CCNP
5 6 (18.18%) SLA
5 6 (18.18%) VoIP
6 5 (15.15%) WLAN
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) IPsec
6 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
6 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Network Design
7 4 (12.12%) Huawei
7 4 (12.12%) Radio Access Network

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LAN
2 10 (30.30%) WAN
3 8 (24.24%) GSM
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
4 7 (21.21%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) 3G
4 7 (21.21%) LTE
4 7 (21.21%) 2G
5 6 (18.18%) MPLS
5 6 (18.18%) VoIP
6 5 (15.15%) WLAN
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) IPsec
7 4 (12.12%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (12.12%) WCDMA
7 4 (12.12%) UMTS
7 4 (12.12%) CDMA
7 4 (12.12%) GPRS
8 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
2 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (6.06%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
2 4 (12.12%) Huawei
2 4 (12.12%) Nokia
3 2 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (6.06%) Nortel
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Siemens
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (3.03%) SevOne
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Rate: £36 - £37 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 24 days ago