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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 3.13% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 10.60% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 7
Median daily rate £350 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £102.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +37.86%

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
168 302 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.90% 29.55% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 169 82
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) Arista
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
6 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
6 3 (23.08%) CMDB
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) OPNET

Wireless
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 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) 2G
6 2 (15.38%) 3G
6 2 (15.38%) 4G
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) LTE
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) WLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCVP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OPNET
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (7.69%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) Arista
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Huawei
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) Lancope
6 1 (7.69%) Samsung
6 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk