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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 136 163 159
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 145 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 0.96% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 4.85% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 31
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£335 £283 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £448 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £13.01 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.80 £47.40 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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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
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +25 50 £375 +21.95% 6
Berkshire -9 34 £305 +10.90% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £348 +63.33% 8
Kent +20 16 £325 +40.54% 2
Oxfordshire -24 9 £344 -14.06% 2
Surrey -4 7 £275 +7.84% 10
West Sussex -15 7 £338 +16.37%
Middlesex +5 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £135 - 1
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 117 (40.34%) Cisco
2 98 (33.79%) LAN
3 93 (32.07%) WAN
4 91 (31.38%) Firewall
5 82 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (24.14%) Telecoms
7 62 (21.38%) CCNA
8 61 (21.03%) Windows
9 54 (18.62%) Linux
10 46 (15.86%) VPN
11 43 (14.83%) VMware
11 43 (14.83%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (14.48%) LTE
13 41 (14.14%) Data Centre
14 40 (13.79%) CCNP
15 39 (13.45%) Microsoft
15 39 (13.45%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (13.10%) F5
16 38 (13.10%) Network Design
17 34 (11.72%) CheckPoint
18 32 (11.03%) VoIP
18 32 (11.03%) Finance
19 31 (10.69%) 3G
19 31 (10.69%) WLAN
19 31 (10.69%) TCP/IP
19 31 (10.69%) 4G
19 31 (10.69%) Security Cleared
20 30 (10.34%) Juniper
21 29 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (9.66%) Active Directory

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.72%) Lync
7 3 (1.03%) WordPress
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.17%) MS Office
3 11 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.76%) SoftLayer
2 8 (2.76%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (1.38%) Office 365
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 98 (33.79%) LAN
2 93 (32.07%) WAN
3 91 (31.38%) Firewall
4 46 (15.86%) VPN
5 43 (14.83%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (14.48%) LTE
7 39 (13.45%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (11.03%) VoIP
9 31 (10.69%) WLAN
9 31 (10.69%) TCP/IP
9 31 (10.69%) 3G
9 31 (10.69%) 4G
10 24 (8.28%) Network Security
10 24 (8.28%) MPLS
10 24 (8.28%) BGP
10 24 (8.28%) 2G
10 24 (8.28%) Internet
11 23 (7.93%) GSM
12 22 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (7.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) DTS
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.38%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 70 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 32 (11.03%) Finance
3 6 (2.07%) Retail
4 4 (1.38%) Billing
5 3 (1.03%) Electronics
6 2 (0.69%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Law
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 92 (31.72%) Network Engineer
2 27 (9.31%) Architect
3 23 (7.93%) Wireless Engineer
4 19 (6.55%) Analyst
5 15 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (4.48%) Network Architect
7 12 (4.14%) Network Specialist
7 12 (4.14%) Network Support
8 11 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (3.79%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (3.79%) Support Engineer
8 11 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 10 (3.45%) Security Engineer
9 10 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (3.10%) Deployment Manager
10 9 (3.10%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.10%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.76%) Grails
2 8 (2.76%) Spring
2 8 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (2.07%) CSS
4 5 (1.72%) XML
5 4 (1.38%) .NET
6 3 (1.03%) ODBC
6 3 (1.03%) WAP
7 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.34%) jQuery
8 1 (0.34%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.34%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) WinForms
8 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.34%) WPF
8 1 (0.34%) Ajax
8 1 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.55%) PKI
3 14 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.14%) e-Health
4 12 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.76%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.76%) Statistics
7 7 (2.41%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.41%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.07%) Clustering
9 5 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.38%) CMDB
10 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.03%) Replication
11 3 (1.03%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.03%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.03%) BYOD
11 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.03%) Windows
2 54 (18.62%) Linux
3 26 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.24%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.14%) UNIX
7 11 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.07%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.07%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.72%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.38%) Android
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.03%) CentOS
11 3 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.03%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.10%) Network Design
2 26 (8.97%) ITIL
3 25 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 22 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (5.52%) Project Management
6 15 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 14 (4.83%) Change Management
7 14 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (4.83%) Capacity Management
7 14 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (4.14%) Service Management
9 12 (4.14%) Migration
10 11 (3.79%) Network Management
10 11 (3.79%) Change Control
11 10 (3.45%) Information Security
12 9 (3.10%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.76%) Fault Management
13 8 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.21%) C
2 15 (5.17%) SQL
3 10 (3.45%) Python
4 9 (3.10%) Perl
5 8 (2.76%) Ruby
5 8 (2.76%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.41%) Java
7 6 (2.07%) C++
8 4 (1.38%) PHP
8 4 (1.38%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.69%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) C#
9 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (21.38%) CCNA
3 40 (13.79%) CCNP
4 31 (10.69%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.93%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.59%) Degree
7 12 (4.14%) CCIE
8 10 (3.45%) CCDP
9 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.10%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.76%) HND
10 8 (2.76%) MCSE
10 8 (2.76%) CCIP
11 5 (1.72%) CCSE
12 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.38%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.38%) CCENT
12 4 (1.38%) MCSA
12 4 (1.38%) ISEB
13 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.97%) SLA
2 9 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.10%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.14%) vSphere
4 6 (2.07%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.38%) XenApp
5 4 (1.38%) DFS Replication
5 4 (1.38%) Firmware
6 3 (1.03%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (4.14%) CA Spectrum
3 9 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.76%) Puppet
4 8 (2.76%) Nagios
4 8 (2.76%) Vagrant
4 8 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.72%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.38%) SCCM
7 3 (1.03%) Cacti
8 2 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.69%) WSUS
8 2 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 117 (40.34%) Cisco
2 43 (14.83%) VMware
3 39 (13.45%) Microsoft
4 38 (13.10%) F5
5 34 (11.72%) CheckPoint
6 30 (10.34%) Juniper
7 27 (9.31%) HP
8 24 (8.28%) Citrix
9 14 (4.83%) Nokia
10 13 (4.48%) CA
10 13 (4.48%) Aerohive Networks
11 10 (3.45%) Aruba
11 10 (3.45%) Huawei
12 9 (3.10%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.10%) Splunk
12 9 (3.10%) McAfee
13 8 (2.76%) Remedy
13 8 (2.76%) Ericsson
14 7 (2.41%) Dell
14 7 (2.41%) Blue Coat
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