The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 40 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.66% 0.65% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 9.09% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
Wireless
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.94% 7.19% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 22
Average daily rate £450 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £325 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Somerset region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Somerset region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -2 2 - -
Wireless
South West

Wireless
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL