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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 112 141 163
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Contract jobs citing Wireless 155 115 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 5.94% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 59 38
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.64 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.41% -30.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £11.35 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.65 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
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
1728 1936 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 931 627
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 120
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 53 £400 +46.38% 9
Berkshire -5 51 £340 +6.25% 23
Surrey +11 27 £425 +45.29% 5
Oxfordshire +2 10 £325 -16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £325 -16.12% 4
East Sussex +14 5 - -
Kent -2 4 £263 - 5
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 159 (55.79%) Cisco
2 123 (43.16%) Firewall
2 123 (43.16%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (38.60%) LAN
4 106 (37.19%) WAN
5 79 (27.72%) CCNP
6 76 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 67 (23.51%) Windows
8 59 (20.70%) ITIL
9 57 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 55 (19.30%) CCNA
11 54 (18.95%) VoIP
12 52 (18.25%) SC Cleared
13 51 (17.89%) Telecoms
14 48 (16.84%) VPN
15 44 (15.44%) Microsoft
16 43 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (14.74%) Data Centre
17 42 (14.74%) Juniper
17 42 (14.74%) CheckPoint
18 41 (14.39%) DNS
19 38 (13.33%) TCP/IP
20 37 (12.98%) HP
21 36 (12.63%) Windows Server
22 35 (12.28%) Cisco Wireless
23 34 (11.93%) SLA
23 34 (11.93%) MS Office
24 32 (11.23%) Linux
24 32 (11.23%) Internet
25 31 (10.88%) Active Directory

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (7.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.16%) Lync
3 8 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.05%) IIS
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.70%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Node.js
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (11.93%) MS Office
2 20 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.40%) QuarkXPress
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.16%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.75%) SoftLayer
2 5 (1.75%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.40%) Office 365
4 3 (1.05%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.05%) IaaS
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (43.16%) Firewall
2 110 (38.60%) LAN
3 106 (37.19%) WAN
4 76 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 54 (18.95%) VoIP
6 48 (16.84%) VPN
7 43 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (14.39%) DNS
9 38 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 35 (12.28%) Cisco Wireless
11 32 (11.23%) Internet
12 30 (10.53%) BGP
13 27 (9.47%) OSPF
13 27 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (9.12%) DHCP
14 26 (9.12%) MPLS
15 21 (7.37%) 3G
15 21 (7.37%) Network Security
16 20 (7.02%) EIGRP
16 20 (7.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.70%) MySQL
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) DTS
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.75%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.05%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 22 (7.72%) Finance
3 4 (1.40%) Billing
3 4 (1.40%) Electronics
4 2 (0.70%) Back Office
4 2 (0.70%) Local Government
4 2 (0.70%) Marketing
4 2 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (43.51%) Network Engineer
2 43 (15.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 39 (13.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (10.88%) Support Engineer
5 25 (8.77%) Network Support
6 22 (7.72%) Network Support Engineer
7 21 (7.37%) Analyst
8 18 (6.32%) Architect
9 15 (5.26%) Cisco Support
9 15 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.91%) Embedded Engineer
10 14 (4.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 14 (4.91%) Firewall Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 11 (3.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.56%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.81%) WAP
3 5 (1.75%) Grails
3 5 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (1.75%) Spring
4 3 (1.05%) .NET
4 3 (1.05%) XML
5 2 (0.70%) CSS
5 2 (0.70%) HTML
5 2 (0.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.35%) Ajax
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) DHTML
6 1 (0.35%) Flash
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.35%) WinForms
6 1 (0.35%) WPF
6 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.96%) PKI
5 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.81%) AS400
7 8 (2.81%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.46%) Statistics
9 6 (2.11%) VHDL
9 6 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.75%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.75%) e-Health
11 4 (1.40%) CAN bus
11 4 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.40%) iPad
11 4 (1.40%) iPhone
11 4 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.51%) Windows
2 36 (12.63%) Windows Server
3 32 (11.23%) Linux
4 21 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (7.02%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.91%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.56%) Unix
8 7 (2.46%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.11%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.05%) CatOS
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.35%) AIX
12 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.70%) ITIL
2 20 (7.02%) Migration
3 19 (6.67%) Network Design
4 18 (6.32%) Project Management
5 17 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (5.96%) Software Engineering
6 15 (5.26%) Change Management
6 15 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 14 (4.91%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (4.56%) Network Architecture
9 12 (4.21%) High Availability
9 12 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (4.21%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.86%) PRINCE2
10 11 (3.86%) Service Management
11 10 (3.51%) Identity Management
12 9 (3.16%) Coaching
12 9 (3.16%) Fault Management
12 9 (3.16%) Information Security
13 8 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.02%) C
2 15 (5.26%) Embedded C
3 9 (3.16%) SQL
4 8 (2.81%) Python
5 7 (2.46%) C++
6 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.75%) Java
6 5 (1.75%) Ruby
7 3 (1.05%) PHP
7 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.70%) C#
8 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (43.16%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (27.72%) CCNP
3 57 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 55 (19.30%) CCNA
5 52 (18.25%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.32%) CCIE
7 16 (5.61%) Degree
8 11 (3.86%) CCVP
9 10 (3.51%) HND
10 8 (2.81%) CCENT
11 7 (2.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.46%) MCSE
11 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.11%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.75%) CISSP
13 5 (1.75%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.40%) HNC
14 4 (1.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.93%) SLA
2 7 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.40%) QA
4 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.35%) MISRA
5 1 (0.35%) MISRA C
System Software
1 31 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.81%) ISA Server
4 6 (2.11%) UAG
5 5 (1.75%) vSphere
6 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.05%) XenApp
8 2 (0.70%) Firmware
8 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (4.56%) WSUS
3 12 (4.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (3.86%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.75%) Nagios
5 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.75%) Puppet
5 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.05%) OpenView
7 2 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.70%) Cacti
7 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.70%) OPNET
7 2 (0.70%) SCCM
7 2 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.70%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 159 (55.79%) Cisco
2 44 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 42 (14.74%) CheckPoint
3 42 (14.74%) Juniper
4 37 (12.98%) HP
5 29 (10.18%) F5
6 26 (9.12%) Palo Alto
7 25 (8.77%) Aruba
8 20 (7.02%) SolarWinds
9 19 (6.67%) VMware
10 16 (5.61%) Huawei
11 12 (4.21%) Ericsson
11 12 (4.21%) Nokia
12 11 (3.86%) Blue Coat
12 11 (3.86%) BT
12 11 (3.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 10 (3.51%) Citrix
14 9 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 9 (3.16%) Siemens
14 9 (3.16%) ZTE
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £18 - £22.5 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Comp
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago