The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 142 146 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 103 90 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.06% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 5.79% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 36
Average daily rate
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£285 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -40.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1724 1555 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.72% 18.34% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 691 566
Average daily rate £338 £342 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.15 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wireless
England

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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +16 43 £275 -21.42% 15
West Sussex +4 15 £290 -26.11% 2
Hampshire -23 15 £318 -7.97% 4
Oxfordshire +10 10 £348 -18.23% 8
Surrey -5 10 £220 -41.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £201 -52.82% 3
Kent -4 3 £114 - 1
Middlesex -6 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (35.19%) Cisco
2 54 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (28.40%) Active Directory
4 44 (27.16%) LAN
4 44 (27.16%) Windows
5 43 (26.54%) Firewall
5 43 (26.54%) Telecoms
6 35 (21.60%) WAN
6 35 (21.60%) Microsoft
7 33 (20.37%) MS Office
8 29 (17.90%) ITIL
9 28 (17.28%) CCNP
10 27 (16.67%) CCNA
11 24 (14.81%) Project Management
11 24 (14.81%) VPN
12 22 (13.58%) DNS
13 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
13 21 (12.96%) MPLS
13 21 (12.96%) Degree
13 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
14 19 (11.73%) WLAN
15 18 (11.11%) VoIP
15 18 (11.11%) HP
15 18 (11.11%) LTE
16 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (10.49%) DHCP
16 17 (10.49%) Network Design
17 16 (9.88%) SQL
17 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (9.88%) 3G

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.17%) IIS
3 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.70%) Lync
5 5 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (20.37%) MS Office
2 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) assyst
2 1 (0.62%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.16%) LAN
2 43 (26.54%) Firewall
3 35 (21.60%) WAN
4 24 (14.81%) VPN
5 22 (13.58%) DNS
6 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
6 21 (12.96%) MPLS
7 19 (11.73%) WLAN
8 18 (11.11%) VoIP
8 18 (11.11%) LTE
9 17 (10.49%) DHCP
10 16 (9.88%) 3G
11 14 (8.64%) SAN
12 13 (8.02%) 2G
13 10 (6.17%) IPsec
13 10 (6.17%) OSPF
13 10 (6.17%) GPRS
14 9 (5.56%) GSM
15 7 (4.32%) 3GPP
15 7 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (26.54%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.02%) Finance
3 8 (4.94%) Marketing
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Electronics
5 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (17.90%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.05%) Analyst
3 12 (7.41%) Architect
4 10 (6.17%) Security Analyst
4 10 (6.17%) Network Architect
4 10 (6.17%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.94%) Desktop Support
6 8 (4.94%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.70%) Consultant
9 5 (3.09%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) Design Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) Wireless Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) IP Engineer
11 3 (1.85%) Cisco Consultant
11 3 (1.85%) Quality Manager
11 3 (1.85%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) WAP
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) ODBC
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.32%) Firmware
2 7 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.09%) EPoS
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.23%) Physics
6 2 (1.23%) DTV
6 2 (1.23%) SecurID
6 2 (1.23%) Handset
7 1 (0.62%) AVVID
7 1 (0.62%) VHDL
7 1 (0.62%) Verilog
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) ASIC
7 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.16%) Windows
2 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (9.26%) Linux
4 14 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.90%) ITIL
2 24 (14.81%) Project Management
3 17 (10.49%) Network Design
4 15 (9.26%) Load Balancing
5 12 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.79%) Network Architecture
6 11 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (5.56%) Information Security
9 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.32%) Migration
10 7 (4.32%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.70%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.09%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.47%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.47%) Quality Management
13 4 (2.47%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.88%) SQL
2 13 (8.02%) C
3 5 (3.09%) C++
3 5 (3.09%) Python
3 5 (3.09%) Assembly Language
3 5 (3.09%) Perl
4 3 (1.85%) MATLAB
4 3 (1.85%) Java
4 3 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.23%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.62%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 54 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (17.28%) CCNP
3 27 (16.67%) CCNA
4 21 (12.96%) Degree
4 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (9.26%) MCSE
7 14 (8.64%) MCP
7 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.17%) CEH
8 10 (6.17%) CISSP
9 9 (5.56%) CCIE
10 3 (1.85%) HND
11 2 (1.23%) CCIP
11 2 (1.23%) ISEB
11 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.62%) DCSE
12 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.62%) CCDA
12 1 (0.62%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) SLA
3 4 (2.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) XenApp
3 3 (1.85%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.23%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) SCCM
2 10 (6.17%) Nessus
3 6 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.47%) WSUS
5 3 (1.85%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.85%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 57 (35.19%) Cisco
2 35 (21.60%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.11%) HP
4 14 (8.64%) McAfee
5 12 (7.41%) Juniper
5 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 10 (6.17%) Citrix
6 10 (6.17%) Qualys
7 9 (5.56%) Nortel
8 8 (4.94%) Avaya
8 8 (4.94%) VMware
9 7 (4.32%) F5
10 5 (3.09%) Apple
10 5 (3.09%) Nokia
11 4 (2.47%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.47%) Dell
11 4 (2.47%) BT
12 3 (1.85%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.85%) SAP
13 2 (1.23%) EMC
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