The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 128 151 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 138 103 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.12% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 5.94% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 34
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£345 £290 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
Wireless
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Hampshire +23 47 £388 +19.23% 1
Berkshire -1 35 £300 +9.09% 16
Buckinghamshire +14 18 £348 +73.31% 6
Kent +6 13 £375 +229.67% 4
Surrey -1 11 £300 +36.36% 13
West Sussex -16 6 £338 +16.37% 2
Oxfordshire -27 6 £375 +7.91% 6
East Sussex - 1 £135 - 4
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 112 (38.75%) Cisco
2 93 (32.18%) LAN
3 86 (29.76%) WAN
4 82 (28.37%) Firewall
5 78 (26.99%) Telecoms
6 72 (24.91%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (20.07%) LTE
8 56 (19.38%) Windows
9 53 (18.34%) Linux
10 52 (17.99%) Wi-Fi
11 51 (17.65%) CCNA
12 46 (15.92%) 4G
13 44 (15.22%) GSM
14 42 (14.53%) 3G
15 39 (13.49%) MPLS
15 39 (13.49%) UMTS
16 38 (13.15%) VPN
17 37 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (12.46%) CCNP
19 35 (12.11%) Finance
19 35 (12.11%) F5
20 33 (11.42%) VMware
21 32 (11.07%) Microsoft
21 32 (11.07%) Data Centre
22 29 (10.03%) TCP/IP
22 29 (10.03%) CheckPoint
22 29 (10.03%) VoIP
22 29 (10.03%) WLAN
22 29 (10.03%) C
22 29 (10.03%) Network Design

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.04%) WordPress
6 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (4.84%) MS Office
1 14 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.38%) Office 365
2 4 (1.38%) SoftLayer
2 4 (1.38%) Sumo Logic
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (32.18%) LAN
2 86 (29.76%) WAN
3 82 (28.37%) Firewall
4 58 (20.07%) LTE
5 52 (17.99%) Wi-Fi
6 46 (15.92%) 4G
7 44 (15.22%) GSM
8 42 (14.53%) 3G
9 39 (13.49%) UMTS
9 39 (13.49%) MPLS
10 38 (13.15%) VPN
11 37 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (10.03%) TCP/IP
12 29 (10.03%) VoIP
12 29 (10.03%) WLAN
13 26 (9.00%) 2G
14 25 (8.65%) WiMAX
14 25 (8.65%) DSL
15 24 (8.30%) BGP
15 24 (8.30%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 78 (26.99%) Telecoms
2 35 (12.11%) Finance
3 8 (2.77%) Retail
4 4 (1.38%) Billing
5 3 (1.04%) Electronics
5 3 (1.04%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Law
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Local Government
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (26.99%) Network Engineer
2 29 (10.03%) Architect
3 21 (7.27%) Analyst
3 21 (7.27%) Wireless Engineer
4 17 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 14 (4.84%) Support Analyst
5 14 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (4.84%) Network Architect
6 13 (4.50%) Network Support
7 12 (4.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (4.15%) Network Specialist
8 11 (3.81%) Network Analyst
8 11 (3.81%) Test Engineer
9 10 (3.46%) Deployment Manager
9 10 (3.46%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (3.46%) Security Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 9 (3.11%) Network Support Analyst
10 9 (3.11%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.23%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.73%) CSS
3 4 (1.38%) Grails
3 4 (1.38%) Spring
3 4 (1.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.04%) ODBC
5 2 (0.69%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) Flash
6 1 (0.35%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.07%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.84%) PKI
3 14 (4.84%) e-Health
4 10 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.77%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.42%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.08%) Statistics
9 5 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.73%) CMDB
9 5 (1.73%) Clustering
10 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.04%) Replication
11 3 (1.04%) PMI
11 3 (1.04%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.04%) BYOD
12 2 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.69%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.38%) Windows
2 53 (18.34%) Linux
3 20 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.50%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.50%) UNIX
5 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.42%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.38%) Android
8 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.04%) CentOS
9 3 (1.04%) Solaris
10 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) HPUX
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.03%) Network Design
2 24 (8.30%) ITIL
2 24 (8.30%) Load Balancing
2 24 (8.30%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (6.23%) Network Planning
4 17 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 15 (5.19%) Project Management
5 15 (5.19%) Change Management
6 13 (4.50%) Migration
6 13 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (4.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (4.15%) Network Management
7 12 (4.15%) Software Engineering
8 11 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (3.46%) Change Control
9 10 (3.46%) OOD
10 9 (3.11%) OO
10 9 (3.11%) Validation
11 8 (2.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.03%) C
2 13 (4.50%) SQL
3 12 (4.15%) C++
4 10 (3.46%) Perl
5 7 (2.42%) Python
5 7 (2.42%) Embedded C
6 6 (2.08%) Embedded C++
7 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.38%) Ruby
8 4 (1.38%) Java
9 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 72 (24.91%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (17.65%) CCNA
3 36 (12.46%) CCNP
4 25 (8.65%) Security Cleared
5 24 (8.30%) Degree
6 18 (6.23%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.50%) CCIE
8 10 (3.46%) CCDP
9 9 (3.11%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.77%) CCIP
11 6 (2.08%) HND
11 6 (2.08%) ISEB
12 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.38%) CCSE
13 3 (1.04%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.04%) CCDA
14 2 (0.69%) MCSE
14 2 (0.69%) MCSA
14 2 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.00%) SLA
2 8 (2.77%) QA
3 7 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.15%) vSphere
4 5 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.73%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.38%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.04%) Firmware
6 3 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.84%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.46%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.73%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.38%) Puppet
5 4 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.38%) SCCM
5 4 (1.38%) Nagios
6 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.69%) Cacti
6 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 112 (38.75%) Cisco
2 35 (12.11%) F5
3 33 (11.42%) VMware
4 32 (11.07%) Microsoft
5 29 (10.03%) CheckPoint
6 27 (9.34%) Juniper
7 26 (9.00%) HP
8 20 (6.92%) Citrix
9 17 (5.88%) Ericsson
10 15 (5.19%) CA
11 14 (4.84%) Nokia
12 12 (4.15%) Huawei
13 10 (3.46%) Remedy
14 9 (3.11%) McAfee
14 9 (3.11%) Aruba
15 8 (2.77%) Aerohive Networks
16 7 (2.42%) Ruckus Wireless
16 7 (2.42%) NetScout
16 7 (2.42%) Dell
17 6 (2.08%) Oracle
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