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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 52 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 1.47% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 6.67% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 £17.50 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -70.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.35% +42.50%
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
162 225 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.98% 22.04% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 120 88
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (28.57%) Nokia
4 8 (28.57%) OSPF
4 8 (28.57%) BGP
4 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (17.86%) WLAN
6 5 (17.86%) 3G
6 5 (17.86%) 4G
7 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (14.29%) Node B
7 4 (14.29%) 2G
7 4 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (14.29%) ATM
8 3 (10.71%) CCNP
8 3 (10.71%) RNC
8 3 (10.71%) LTE
8 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (10.71%) Aruba
9 2 (7.14%) Riverbed

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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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Wireless
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (28.57%) BGP
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 8 (28.57%) OSPF
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) 3G
5 5 (17.86%) 4G
5 5 (17.86%) WLAN
6 4 (14.29%) 2G
6 4 (14.29%) ATM
6 4 (14.29%) Firewall
6 4 (14.29%) Node B
6 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (10.71%) LTE
7 3 (10.71%) RNC
8 2 (7.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Product Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) CCTV
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 2 (7.14%) Network Design
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Presales
3 1 (3.57%) Product Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) SIEM
3 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.57%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) C++
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 8 (28.57%) Nokia
4 3 (10.71%) Aruba
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Huawei
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (3.57%) Tufin
6 1 (3.57%) VMware