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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 173 178 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -45
Contract jobs citing Wireless 70 70 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.80% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 4.42% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 41
Average daily rate
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£283 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £486 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £25.70 £22.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.22% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £13.90 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £29.70 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
Wireless
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1847 1584 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 18.13% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 723 605
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +27 35 £320 -17.41% 19
Hampshire -29 8 £283 -5.83% 5
Oxfordshire +2 7 £348 -18.23% 6
West Sussex +7 6 £255 - 2
Surrey -7 6 £288 -22.03% 12
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £201 -27.09% 1
Middlesex +2 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - - 2
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (27.74%) Cisco
3 42 (27.10%) Active Directory
3 42 (27.10%) Telecoms
4 41 (26.45%) LAN
5 39 (25.16%) Firewall
6 37 (23.87%) Windows
7 32 (20.65%) WAN
7 32 (20.65%) Project Management
8 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 26 (16.77%) MS Office
9 26 (16.77%) CCNA
10 24 (15.48%) CCNP
10 24 (15.48%) ITIL
10 24 (15.48%) VPN
10 24 (15.48%) DNS
11 23 (14.84%) Degree
12 22 (14.19%) TCP/IP
13 21 (13.55%) MPLS
13 21 (13.55%) LTE
14 20 (12.90%) Security Cleared
14 20 (12.90%) DHCP
15 18 (11.61%) VoIP
15 18 (11.61%) WLAN
15 18 (11.61%) 3G
16 17 (10.97%) QA
17 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
17 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (10.32%) Linux
18 15 (9.68%) C

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) IIS
2 9 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Lync
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (16.77%) MS Office
2 14 (9.03%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.45%) LAN
2 39 (25.16%) Firewall
3 32 (20.65%) WAN
4 24 (15.48%) VPN
4 24 (15.48%) DNS
5 22 (14.19%) TCP/IP
6 21 (13.55%) MPLS
6 21 (13.55%) LTE
7 20 (12.90%) DHCP
8 18 (11.61%) VoIP
8 18 (11.61%) WLAN
8 18 (11.61%) 3G
9 14 (9.03%) 2G
10 11 (7.10%) SAN
11 10 (6.45%) IPsec
11 10 (6.45%) GPRS
11 10 (6.45%) GSM
12 8 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (4.52%) 3GPP
13 7 (4.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
General
1 42 (27.10%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.39%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Retail
3 7 (4.52%) Marketing
4 5 (3.23%) Electronics
5 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (18.06%) Analyst
1 28 (18.06%) Network Engineer
2 12 (7.74%) Project Manager
3 11 (7.10%) Support Analyst
4 10 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (6.45%) Security Analyst
5 8 (5.16%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.52%) Architect
7 6 (3.87%) Quality Manager
7 6 (3.87%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.23%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.23%) Network Support
9 4 (2.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.58%) Design Engineer
10 3 (1.94%) Deployment Manager
10 3 (1.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (1.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) WAP
2 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) XML
2 1 (0.65%) ODBC
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.16%) Firmware
1 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.23%) EPoS
4 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.94%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.29%) Physics
6 2 (1.29%) Wiki
6 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.29%) NHS
6 2 (1.29%) DTV
6 2 (1.29%) SecurID
7 1 (0.65%) VHDL
7 1 (0.65%) Verilog
7 1 (0.65%) Handset
7 1 (0.65%) AVVID
7 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.87%) Windows
2 16 (10.32%) Linux
3 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.10%) Windows XP
4 11 (7.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.65%) Project Management
2 24 (15.48%) ITIL
3 14 (9.03%) Network Design
4 12 (7.74%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.74%) Network Architecture
5 11 (7.10%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.10%) Coaching
6 10 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.52%) Quality Management
8 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.87%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.87%) Information Security
10 4 (2.58%) CRM
10 4 (2.58%) Validation
10 4 (2.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.68%) C
1 15 (9.68%) SQL
2 7 (4.52%) Assembly Language
3 6 (3.87%) C++
4 5 (3.23%) Perl
4 5 (3.23%) Python
5 4 (2.58%) Java
5 4 (2.58%) C#
6 3 (1.94%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.94%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (16.77%) CCNA
3 24 (15.48%) CCNP
4 23 (14.84%) Degree
5 20 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
6 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (9.68%) MCSE
8 13 (8.39%) MCP
9 10 (6.45%) CEH
9 10 (6.45%) CISSP
10 6 (3.87%) CCIE
11 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.94%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (1.29%) HND
13 2 (1.29%) PMP
13 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.29%) ISEB
13 2 (1.29%) CCIP
13 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.97%) QA
2 8 (5.16%) SLA
3 4 (2.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (27.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.94%) XenApp
3 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) SCCM
2 10 (6.45%) Nessus
3 6 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.94%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.94%) WSUS
6 2 (1.29%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (27.74%) Cisco
2 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.03%) McAfee
4 11 (7.10%) HP
5 10 (6.45%) Qualys
5 10 (6.45%) Juniper
6 8 (5.16%) Nortel
6 8 (5.16%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.52%) Avaya
7 7 (4.52%) F5
8 6 (3.87%) Ericsson
8 6 (3.87%) Nokia
8 6 (3.87%) Citrix
9 5 (3.23%) BT
10 3 (1.94%) Huawei
10 3 (1.94%) Apple
10 3 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.29%) Agilent
11 2 (1.29%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds
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