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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 47 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.06% 2.35% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 19.23% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£306 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.37%
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
23 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.10% 12.24% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 11
Average daily rate £288 £250 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.25 £14.00 £11.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.78% +18.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £12.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.18 £15.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015. 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 1 £163 +8.33% 1
Wireless
South West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) CCVP
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCVP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) SAP