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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 35 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.80% 1.13% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 12.90% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £325 £306 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +103.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.20% 8.78% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 31
Average daily rate £325 £306 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +44.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Motorola
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL