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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 50 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 15 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.91% 0.96% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 5.17% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £428 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +30.00%
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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
175 174 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 18.59% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 85
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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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

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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 July 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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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 July 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 18 (40.00%) Cisco
1 18 (40.00%) Firewall
2 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) OSPF
4 11 (24.44%) BGP
4 11 (24.44%) EIGRP
5 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (20.00%) Wireless Security
6 9 (20.00%) Internet
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (20.00%) Nokia
7 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (17.78%) PKI
7 8 (17.78%) Identity Management
7 8 (17.78%) Security Management
7 8 (17.78%) ISA Server
7 8 (17.78%) LAN
7 8 (17.78%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) Fortinet
7 8 (17.78%) WSUS
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (17.78%) UAG
8 7 (15.56%) DNS

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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 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) BGP
2 11 (24.44%) EIGRP
2 11 (24.44%) OSPF
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (20.00%) Internet
4 9 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (17.78%) LAN
5 8 (17.78%) WAN
6 7 (15.56%) DNS
6 7 (15.56%) IPsec
6 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.33%) Network Security
7 6 (13.33%) VPN
8 5 (11.11%) 4G
8 5 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AppScan
General
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Security Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Network Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 3 (6.67%) RSS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) PKI
2 2 (4.44%) CCTV
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 8 (17.78%) Identity Management
2 8 (17.78%) Security Management
3 6 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (6.67%) Network Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) Network Management
7 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.22%) Product Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) C++
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Korn
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) CISSP
5 3 (6.67%) MCITP
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) ISA Server
1 8 (17.78%) UAG
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) WSUS
2 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.44%) OPNET
4 1 (2.22%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.00%) Nokia
5 8 (17.78%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.67%) Aruba
6 3 (6.67%) Huawei
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.44%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Sybase
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) Samsung
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Tufin