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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 41 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.82% 1.54% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 17.50% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -34.28%
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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
29 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.92% 8.79% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 9
Average daily rate £338 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £15.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.33% +7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £11.40 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £27.60 £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) DTV
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) CCVP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCVP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware