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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 119 196 148
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -48
Contract jobs citing Wireless 154 53 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 0.56% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 3.13% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 26 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% +31.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £193 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
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
2010 1694 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.08% 17.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 751 694
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.13 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.41% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +51 80 £285 -16.17% 21
Buckinghamshire +15 19 £355 -11.25% 6
Hampshire -3 18 £388 +29.16% 13
Oxfordshire -5 16 £444 +195.83% 8
Surrey +7 12 £300 -36.00% 11
West Sussex -19 4 £190 -62.00% 2
Middlesex +6 1 £450 +28.57%
Kent -7 1 £450 +19.60% 1
East Sussex - 1 £225 - 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 100 (39.06%) LAN
2 98 (38.28%) Cisco
3 89 (34.77%) Telecoms
4 83 (32.42%) WAN
5 70 (27.34%) Firewall
6 67 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (21.88%) LTE
8 54 (21.09%) ITIL
9 53 (20.70%) 4G
10 51 (19.92%) MPLS
11 49 (19.14%) Windows
12 47 (18.36%) GSM
12 47 (18.36%) Wi-Fi
13 45 (17.58%) 3G
14 42 (16.41%) Microsoft
14 42 (16.41%) CCNP
14 42 (16.41%) WLAN
15 40 (15.63%) VPN
16 38 (14.84%) UMTS
16 38 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (14.45%) F5
18 36 (14.06%) CCNA
19 34 (13.28%) OSPF
19 34 (13.28%) CheckPoint
20 33 (12.89%) Active Directory
21 32 (12.50%) 2G
22 31 (12.11%) HP
23 29 (11.33%) Linux
24 28 (10.94%) Network Security
25 27 (10.55%) VoIP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.34%) IIS
4 3 (1.17%) WordPress
5 2 (0.78%) Lync
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (9.77%) MS Office
2 12 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (39.06%) LAN
2 83 (32.42%) WAN
3 70 (27.34%) Firewall
4 56 (21.88%) LTE
5 53 (20.70%) 4G
6 51 (19.92%) MPLS
7 47 (18.36%) GSM
7 47 (18.36%) Wi-Fi
8 45 (17.58%) 3G
9 42 (16.41%) WLAN
10 40 (15.63%) VPN
11 38 (14.84%) UMTS
11 38 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (13.28%) OSPF
13 32 (12.50%) 2G
14 28 (10.94%) Network Security
15 27 (10.55%) VoIP
16 26 (10.16%) Internet
17 25 (9.77%) Radio Access Network
17 25 (9.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (34.77%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.03%) Finance
3 8 (3.13%) Retail
4 5 (1.95%) Billing
4 5 (1.95%) Back Office
5 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.17%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.63%) Network Engineer
2 29 (11.33%) Analyst
3 19 (7.42%) Architect
4 18 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 16 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.86%) Design Engineer
7 14 (5.47%) Wireless Engineer
8 12 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.30%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (3.91%) Network Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) Network Support
10 10 (3.91%) Network Specialist
11 9 (3.52%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
12 8 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
13 7 (2.73%) Network Architect
13 7 (2.73%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) CSS
1 2 (0.78%) ODBC
2 1 (0.39%) CGI
2 1 (0.39%) Flash
2 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) Ajax
2 1 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.69%) SecurID
2 10 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.73%) e-Health
5 6 (2.34%) PKI
6 5 (1.95%) PMI
6 5 (1.95%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.56%) NHS
7 4 (1.56%) Replication
8 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.17%) CMDB
8 3 (1.17%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.78%) BYOD
9 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.78%) Economics
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.14%) Windows
2 29 (11.33%) Linux
3 10 (3.91%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.56%) UNIX
6 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.17%) CentOS
6 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) Android
7 2 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) VMS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.09%) ITIL
2 21 (8.20%) Validation
3 19 (7.42%) Network Planning
4 17 (6.64%) Load Balancing
5 14 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (5.47%) Project Management
6 13 (5.08%) Migration
7 12 (4.69%) Network Management
7 12 (4.69%) eTOM
7 12 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 10 (3.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (3.52%) Change Management
9 9 (3.52%) Logistics
9 9 (3.52%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.13%) UML
10 8 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (2.73%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.73%) OOD
11 7 (2.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.59%) C
2 13 (5.08%) SQL
3 8 (3.13%) C++
4 6 (2.34%) Embedded C
5 5 (1.95%) Perl
5 5 (1.95%) Embedded C++
6 4 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (16.41%) CCNP
3 36 (14.06%) CCNA
4 26 (10.16%) Security Cleared
5 24 (9.38%) Degree
6 21 (8.20%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.64%) CISSP
8 12 (4.69%) CCIE
9 9 (3.52%) CCDP
10 8 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.73%) MCSE
11 7 (2.73%) MCP
12 6 (2.34%) CCIP
12 6 (2.34%) ISEB
13 5 (1.95%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.95%) CEH
14 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.17%) CCDA
16 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.86%) SLA
2 12 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.13%) QA
4 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (12.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.52%) vSphere
3 8 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.39%) Firmware
5 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.73%) SCCM
2 7 (2.73%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.95%) Nessus
4 4 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.78%) Netcool
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 98 (38.28%) Cisco
2 42 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 37 (14.45%) F5
4 34 (13.28%) CheckPoint
5 31 (12.11%) HP
6 26 (10.16%) Ericsson
7 22 (8.59%) Fortinet
8 20 (7.81%) CA
8 20 (7.81%) Huawei
9 18 (7.03%) VMware
10 15 (5.86%) Citrix
11 14 (5.47%) Juniper
12 11 (4.30%) Tufin
12 11 (4.30%) AlgoSec
13 9 (3.52%) McAfee
14 8 (3.13%) Nokia
15 7 (2.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 6 (2.34%) Ruckus Wireless
17 5 (1.95%) Blue Coat
17 5 (1.95%) Dell
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