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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 124 141 143
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 151 138 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.45% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.06% 7.80% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 76 54
Median daily rate £375 £345 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 8
Median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.86 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £36.00 £27.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
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
1667 1770 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.90% 18.57% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 933 768
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 97
Median hourly rate £35.25 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 45 £400 +3.22% 13
Berkshire -1 33 £338 +12.50% 11
Surrey +6 22 £238 -20.83% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £475 +36.69% 6
West Sussex -2 11 £365 +8.14%
Kent +4 9 £203 -46.00% 4
East Sussex +16 8 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Sussex - 2 - -
Home Counties +2 1 £285 -
Oxfordshire -6 1 £325 -13.33%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 153 (48.11%) Cisco
2 142 (44.65%) Firewall
3 126 (39.62%) LAN
4 125 (39.31%) WAN
5 112 (35.22%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (24.21%) Telecoms
7 70 (22.01%) Windows
8 68 (21.38%) CCNP
8 68 (21.38%) Network Security
9 65 (20.44%) CheckPoint
9 65 (20.44%) VoIP
10 64 (20.13%) CCNA
10 64 (20.13%) Cisco ASA
11 59 (18.55%) Security Cleared
11 59 (18.55%) Microsoft
12 57 (17.92%) SC Cleared
13 44 (13.84%) Data Centre
14 43 (13.52%) Palo Alto
15 41 (12.89%) 3G
16 40 (12.58%) C
17 38 (11.95%) TCP/IP
18 36 (11.32%) Active Directory
19 35 (11.01%) ITIL
19 35 (11.01%) Cisco Nexus
20 34 (10.69%) LTE
21 33 (10.38%) VPN
21 33 (10.38%) DNS
22 32 (10.06%) MS Office
22 32 (10.06%) Wi-Fi
23 31 (9.75%) Finance

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 29 (9.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.63%) CMS
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.63%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (10.06%) MS Office
2 21 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.63%) InDesign
5 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.63%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.94%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.14%) Mimecast
2 6 (1.89%) Office 365
3 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (44.65%) Firewall
2 126 (39.62%) LAN
3 125 (39.31%) WAN
4 68 (21.38%) Network Security
5 65 (20.44%) VoIP
6 64 (20.13%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (12.89%) 3G
8 38 (11.95%) TCP/IP
9 35 (11.01%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (10.69%) LTE
11 33 (10.38%) DNS
11 33 (10.38%) VPN
12 32 (10.06%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (8.81%) Cisco Wireless
13 28 (8.81%) DHCP
14 27 (8.49%) OSPF
15 26 (8.18%) 4G
15 26 (8.18%) BGP
15 26 (8.18%) Internet
16 22 (6.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.57%) MS Access
3 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.63%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.31%) DB2
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.31%) AppScan
General
1 77 (24.21%) Telecoms
2 31 (9.75%) Finance
3 9 (2.83%) Legal
3 9 (2.83%) Marketing
4 8 (2.52%) Back Office
5 4 (1.26%) Retail
6 3 (0.94%) Advertising
6 3 (0.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 131 (41.19%) Network Engineer
2 32 (10.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 27 (8.49%) Firewall Engineer
4 22 (6.92%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (6.60%) Analyst
5 21 (6.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (6.60%) Security Engineer
6 20 (6.29%) Consultant
6 20 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.97%) Embedded Engineer
7 19 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 19 (5.97%) Wireless Engineer
8 18 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (5.35%) Support Engineer
10 16 (5.03%) VHDL Engineer
11 15 (4.72%) Architect
12 14 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (4.09%) Network Support
14 12 (3.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.94%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.94%) RSS
3 2 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) MAPI
4 1 (0.31%) ODBC
4 1 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.03%) VHDL
4 15 (4.72%) PKI
5 14 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.14%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.83%) AS400
8 7 (2.20%) Smart Meter
8 7 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.57%) CCTV
9 5 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.26%) CESG
11 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.94%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.94%) iPad
11 3 (0.94%) iPhone
11 3 (0.94%) Social Media
12 2 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 70 (22.01%) Windows
2 25 (7.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 21 (6.60%) Linux
5 16 (5.03%) Windows XP
6 14 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.14%) Unix
9 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.26%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.94%) Android
11 3 (0.94%) CentOS
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.63%) VMS
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.31%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.01%) ITIL
2 21 (6.60%) Software Engineering
3 19 (5.97%) Network Design
3 19 (5.97%) PRINCE2
4 18 (5.66%) Project Management
5 17 (5.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 17 (5.35%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.03%) Embedded Software Development
6 16 (5.03%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (4.40%) Load Balancing
8 13 (4.09%) Change Management
8 13 (4.09%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (4.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (3.46%) Change Control
9 11 (3.46%) Data Protection
9 11 (3.46%) Information Security
9 11 (3.46%) Network Architecture
10 10 (3.14%) Fault Management
10 10 (3.14%) Migration
10 10 (3.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.58%) C
2 23 (7.23%) Embedded C
3 12 (3.77%) SQL
4 8 (2.52%) C++
5 3 (0.94%) Python
6 2 (0.63%) Embedded C++
6 2 (0.63%) PHP
6 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) Java
7 1 (0.31%) Korn
7 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (35.22%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (21.38%) CCNP
3 64 (20.13%) CCNA
4 59 (18.55%) Security Cleared
5 57 (17.92%) SC Cleared
6 24 (7.55%) Degree
7 10 (3.14%) APMP
7 10 (3.14%) MCP
8 8 (2.52%) CCDP
8 8 (2.52%) CISSP
9 7 (2.20%) CCDA
9 7 (2.20%) CCIE
9 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.89%) HNC
10 6 (1.89%) HND
11 4 (1.26%) CCENT
11 4 (1.26%) CCSA
11 4 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.26%) MCITP
12 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.23%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.26%) RMADS
4 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.83%) ISA Server
4 9 (2.83%) UAG
5 7 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.20%) XenServer
6 5 (1.57%) vSphere
7 4 (1.26%) XenApp
8 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.63%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.46%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (3.14%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.14%) WSUS
4 9 (2.83%) HP SIM
4 9 (2.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.89%) SCCM
7 5 (1.57%) Amdocs OSS
8 4 (1.26%) Nexpose
9 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.63%) OPNET
11 1 (0.31%) Cacti
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.31%) Nessus
11 1 (0.31%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 153 (48.11%) Cisco
2 65 (20.44%) CheckPoint
3 59 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 43 (13.52%) Palo Alto
5 30 (9.43%) Citrix
6 28 (8.81%) HP
7 23 (7.23%) Aruba
8 22 (6.92%) Juniper
8 22 (6.92%) VMware
9 20 (6.29%) F5
9 20 (6.29%) Nokia
10 15 (4.72%) Huawei
11 14 (4.40%) Symantec
12 13 (4.09%) Avaya
12 13 (4.09%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.77%) BT
13 12 (3.77%) Ericsson
13 12 (3.77%) Remedy
14 11 (3.46%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.46%) Tufin
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