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 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 116 177 156
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 145 63 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 0.70% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 3.90% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £14.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -34.28%
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
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Berkshire +28 61 £275 -19.41% 22
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £355 -11.25% 13
Hampshire +8 20 £400 - 10
Surrey +12 15 £420 +68.00% 14
Oxfordshire -9 14 £438 +191.66% 6
Kent +5 5 £500 +166.66%
West Sussex -21 4 £190 -47.58% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Middlesex +7 1 £450 +28.57%
East Sussex - 1 £225 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 109 (40.98%) Cisco
2 95 (35.71%) LAN
3 85 (31.95%) Telecoms
4 81 (30.45%) WAN
5 73 (27.44%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (27.44%) Firewall
6 59 (22.18%) MPLS
7 55 (20.68%) LTE
8 50 (18.80%) 4G
8 50 (18.80%) ITIL
8 50 (18.80%) Windows
9 47 (17.67%) GSM
10 45 (16.92%) CCNA
10 45 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
11 44 (16.54%) 3G
12 42 (15.79%) CCNP
13 41 (15.41%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (15.04%) Microsoft
14 40 (15.04%) WLAN
15 39 (14.66%) F5
16 38 (14.29%) UMTS
16 38 (14.29%) VPN
17 36 (13.53%) OSPF
18 34 (12.78%) CheckPoint
19 33 (12.41%) Linux
20 30 (11.28%) 2G
20 30 (11.28%) Finance
20 30 (11.28%) Active Directory
20 30 (11.28%) HP
21 29 (10.90%) Internet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.88%) IIS
5 3 (1.13%) WordPress
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (9.02%) MS Office
2 15 (5.64%) MS Visio
3 13 (4.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) RMDS
1 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (35.71%) LAN
2 81 (30.45%) WAN
3 73 (27.44%) Firewall
4 59 (22.18%) MPLS
5 55 (20.68%) LTE
6 50 (18.80%) 4G
7 47 (17.67%) GSM
8 45 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
9 44 (16.54%) 3G
10 41 (15.41%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (15.04%) WLAN
12 38 (14.29%) UMTS
12 38 (14.29%) VPN
13 36 (13.53%) OSPF
14 30 (11.28%) 2G
15 29 (10.90%) Internet
15 29 (10.90%) BGP
16 27 (10.15%) Network Security
17 26 (9.77%) TCP/IP
18 25 (9.40%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 85 (31.95%) Telecoms
2 30 (11.28%) Finance
3 6 (2.26%) Retail
4 5 (1.88%) Billing
4 5 (1.88%) Back Office
5 3 (1.13%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.65%) Analyst
3 21 (7.89%) Architect
4 20 (7.52%) Wireless Engineer
4 20 (7.52%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.64%) Security Engineer
6 14 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 14 (5.26%) Network Specialist
7 13 (4.89%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (4.89%) Network Analyst
7 13 (4.89%) Design Engineer
8 12 (4.51%) Network Support
9 11 (4.14%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.14%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.38%) Network Support Analyst
11 9 (3.38%) Delivery Project Manager
11 9 (3.38%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.01%) Deployment Manager
13 7 (2.63%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) ODBC
1 2 (0.75%) CSS
2 1 (0.38%) jQuery
2 1 (0.38%) Ajax
2 1 (0.38%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.38%) XML
2 1 (0.38%) Flash
2 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.38%) HTML
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.76%) SecurID
3 9 (3.38%) PKI
3 9 (3.38%) e-Health
4 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.88%) CMDB
5 5 (1.88%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.88%) PMI
6 4 (1.50%) Replication
6 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.13%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.13%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.75%) IVR
8 2 (0.75%) Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) NHS
8 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.75%) BYOD
8 2 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.80%) Windows
2 33 (12.41%) Linux
3 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.76%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.01%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.88%) UNIX
7 3 (1.13%) CentOS
7 3 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) Solaris
8 2 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.80%) ITIL
2 22 (8.27%) Load Balancing
3 21 (7.89%) Validation
3 21 (7.89%) Network Planning
4 19 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (5.64%) Migration
6 13 (4.89%) Network Management
6 13 (4.89%) Configuration Management
6 13 (4.89%) Change Management
6 13 (4.89%) Project Management
7 12 (4.51%) PRINCE2
8 10 (3.76%) Network Design
8 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (3.76%) eTOM
9 9 (3.38%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.38%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.01%) UML
10 8 (3.01%) Logistics
11 7 (2.63%) Test Scripting
11 7 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.65%) C
2 10 (3.76%) SQL
3 9 (3.38%) C++
4 7 (2.63%) Perl
5 6 (2.26%) Embedded C
6 5 (1.88%) Embedded C++
7 4 (1.50%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 73 (27.44%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (16.92%) CCNA
3 42 (15.79%) CCNP
4 25 (9.40%) Security Cleared
5 24 (9.02%) Degree
6 20 (7.52%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.26%) CISSP
7 14 (5.26%) CCIE
8 10 (3.76%) CCDP
8 10 (3.76%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.01%) CCIP
10 6 (2.26%) MCSE
10 6 (2.26%) MCP
10 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.26%) ISEB
10 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.50%) CEH
12 3 (1.13%) CCDA
13 2 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) SLA
2 11 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.01%) QA
4 5 (1.88%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.75%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.76%) vSphere
4 6 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.76%) TrustSec
3 9 (3.38%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.26%) SCCM
5 4 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.50%) Nessus
6 2 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.38%) Cacti
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (40.98%) Cisco
2 40 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 39 (14.66%) F5
4 34 (12.78%) CheckPoint
5 30 (11.28%) HP
6 24 (9.02%) Ericsson
7 22 (8.27%) Juniper
7 22 (8.27%) VMware
8 20 (7.52%) CA
9 19 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 18 (6.77%) Huawei
11 17 (6.39%) Citrix
12 10 (3.76%) Tufin
12 10 (3.76%) Aruba
13 9 (3.38%) AlgoSec
14 8 (3.01%) McAfee
14 8 (3.01%) Nokia
15 7 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless
15 7 (2.63%) Remedy
16 6 (2.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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