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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 166 155 190
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Contract jobs citing Wireless 87 119 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.20% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 6.93% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 29
Median daily rate £356 £339 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £203 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £304 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 9
Median hourly rate £19.63 £17.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.45 £14.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.00 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.96% +40.00%
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
1494 1716 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.93% 17.37% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 941 879
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 111 97
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 31 £400 +6.66% 7
Berkshire -4 17 £258 -15.57% 15
Surrey +21 12 £198 -37.30% 11
Kent -1 12 £200 -46.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £475 +15.85% 5
East Sussex +5 2 - - 2
Middlesex -1 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire -13 1 - - 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 112 (47.86%) Cisco
2 91 (38.89%) Firewall
3 85 (36.32%) LAN
4 79 (33.76%) WAN
5 72 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (22.22%) Windows
7 50 (21.37%) CheckPoint
8 49 (20.94%) CCNP
8 49 (20.94%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (20.51%) Network Security
10 47 (20.09%) Telecoms
11 45 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 42 (17.95%) CCNA
12 42 (17.95%) Security Cleared
13 40 (17.09%) SC Cleared
13 40 (17.09%) VoIP
13 40 (17.09%) Palo Alto
14 39 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (13.25%) Data Centre
16 28 (11.97%) 3G
17 27 (11.54%) Citrix
18 26 (11.11%) Active Directory
19 24 (10.26%) MS Exchange
19 24 (10.26%) ITIL
20 23 (9.83%) MS Office
20 23 (9.83%) Finance
20 23 (9.83%) 4G
21 22 (9.40%) Cisco Wireless
21 22 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
21 22 (9.40%) TCP/IP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (9.83%) MS Office
2 17 (7.26%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.85%) InDesign
5 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.28%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.28%) Office 365
3 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 91 (38.89%) Firewall
2 85 (36.32%) LAN
3 79 (33.76%) WAN
4 49 (20.94%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (20.51%) Network Security
6 40 (17.09%) VoIP
7 39 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (11.97%) 3G
9 23 (9.83%) 4G
10 22 (9.40%) Cisco Wireless
10 22 (9.40%) TCP/IP
10 22 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (8.97%) VPN
12 20 (8.55%) BGP
12 20 (8.55%) OSPF
13 18 (7.69%) 2G
14 15 (6.41%) DHCP
14 15 (6.41%) DNS
14 15 (6.41%) LTE
14 15 (6.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.14%) MS Access
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.43%) Redis
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.43%) AppScan
2 1 (0.43%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.43%) GDB
2 1 (0.43%) WinDbg
General
1 47 (20.09%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.83%) Finance
3 10 (4.27%) Marketing
4 6 (2.56%) Back Office
5 5 (2.14%) Legal
5 5 (2.14%) Retail
6 4 (1.71%) Electronics
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (40.60%) Network Engineer
2 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 22 (9.40%) Wireless Engineer
4 21 (8.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (8.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (8.55%) Project Manager
6 19 (8.12%) Firewall Engineer
7 16 (6.84%) Analyst
8 15 (6.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (6.41%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Architect
9 13 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) Network Support
11 10 (4.27%) Security Manager
11 10 (4.27%) Security Project Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) IT Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.42%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) jQuery
3 1 (0.43%) RESTful
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.27%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.85%) Smart Meter
5 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.56%) CESG
6 6 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.56%) PKI
7 5 (2.14%) AS400
7 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.14%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.71%) CCTV
8 4 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Social Media
10 2 (0.85%) Blog
10 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (8.12%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.41%) Linux
4 14 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.70%) Unix
6 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.27%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.56%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.28%) Android
10 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.85%) CentOS
11 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.85%) VMS
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.26%) ITIL
2 20 (8.55%) Project Management
3 18 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 18 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 17 (7.26%) Network Design
5 14 (5.98%) Change Management
6 13 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (4.70%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (4.27%) Data Protection
8 10 (4.27%) Fault Management
8 10 (4.27%) Information Security
8 10 (4.27%) Project Planning
8 10 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.85%) Change Control
9 9 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 9 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.99%) Information Management
11 7 (2.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.26%) C
2 9 (3.85%) SQL
3 8 (3.42%) C++
4 7 (2.99%) Embedded C
5 3 (1.28%) Embedded C++
5 3 (1.28%) PHP
5 3 (1.28%) Python
6 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 72 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (20.94%) CCNP
3 42 (17.95%) CCNA
3 42 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 40 (17.09%) SC Cleared
5 19 (8.12%) Degree
6 10 (4.27%) APMP
7 8 (3.42%) CISSP
8 7 (2.99%) CCDP
8 7 (2.99%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (2.56%) MCP
10 5 (2.14%) CCDA
10 5 (2.14%) HNC
11 4 (1.71%) CCIE
12 3 (1.28%) CCSA
12 3 (1.28%) CCSE
12 3 (1.28%) HND
12 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.85%) CEH
13 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) SLA
2 6 (2.56%) RMADS
3 4 (1.71%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.85%) XenServer
4 8 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.14%) Firmware
7 4 (1.71%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.71%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.28%) vSphere
9 2 (0.85%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.85%) XenApp
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 12 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (3.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.99%) Nexpose
5 6 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.14%) Amdocs OSS
6 5 (2.14%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.14%) SCCM
6 5 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.85%) OPNET
7 2 (0.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.43%) Cacti
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.43%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.43%) Kibana
8 1 (0.43%) logstash
8 1 (0.43%) Nessus
8 1 (0.43%) Nmap
8 1 (0.43%) OpenView
8 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 112 (47.86%) Cisco
2 50 (21.37%) CheckPoint
3 45 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 40 (17.09%) Palo Alto
5 27 (11.54%) Citrix
6 20 (8.55%) VMware
7 19 (8.12%) HP
8 16 (6.84%) Juniper
8 16 (6.84%) Nokia
9 15 (6.41%) F5
10 13 (5.56%) Aruba
11 12 (5.13%) Remedy
11 12 (5.13%) Symantec
12 11 (4.70%) Avaya
12 11 (4.70%) Huawei
12 11 (4.70%) Tufin
13 10 (4.27%) AlgoSec
13 10 (4.27%) BT
13 10 (4.27%) Dell
13 10 (4.27%) SolarWinds
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