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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 144 151 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing Wireless 96 88 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.99% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 5.42% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 41
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£290 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 25
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
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
1797 1625 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.60% 18.29% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 754 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 107 184
Average hourly rate £18.88 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +19 41 £275 -21.42% 13
Hampshire -29 15 £318 -0.85% 5
Oxfordshire +8 11 £348 -18.23% 8
West Sussex +8 10 £290 -26.11% 1
Surrey +4 10 £255 -32.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £213 -59.47% 3
Kent -5 2 £231 -51.31% 2
Middlesex 0 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 55 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (33.75%) Cisco
3 45 (28.13%) LAN
4 44 (27.50%) Firewall
5 43 (26.88%) Active Directory
6 41 (25.63%) Telecoms
7 38 (23.75%) Windows
8 35 (21.88%) WAN
9 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
10 28 (17.50%) CCNP
11 27 (16.88%) MS Office
11 27 (16.88%) CCNA
12 26 (16.25%) VPN
13 25 (15.63%) ITIL
13 25 (15.63%) Project Management
14 23 (14.38%) MPLS
14 23 (14.38%) DNS
14 23 (14.38%) Degree
15 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
16 20 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 20 (12.50%) VoIP
16 20 (12.50%) WLAN
17 19 (11.88%) LTE
18 18 (11.25%) DHCP
19 17 (10.63%) Network Design
20 16 (10.00%) 3G
20 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (10.00%) QA
21 15 (9.38%) Load Balancing
21 15 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (6.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.25%) IIS
3 5 (3.13%) Lync
3 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (16.88%) MS Office
2 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.13%) LAN
2 44 (27.50%) Firewall
3 35 (21.88%) WAN
4 26 (16.25%) VPN
5 23 (14.38%) DNS
5 23 (14.38%) MPLS
6 20 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 20 (12.50%) VoIP
6 20 (12.50%) WLAN
7 19 (11.88%) LTE
8 18 (11.25%) DHCP
9 16 (10.00%) 3G
10 13 (8.13%) SAN
10 13 (8.13%) 2G
11 11 (6.88%) IPsec
12 10 (6.25%) OSPF
12 10 (6.25%) GPRS
12 10 (6.25%) GSM
13 7 (4.38%) 3GPP
13 7 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 41 (25.63%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.50%) Finance
3 7 (4.38%) Retail
3 7 (4.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.13%) Electronics
5 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (18.13%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.25%) Analyst
3 12 (7.50%) Architect
4 10 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 10 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 10 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (5.63%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Desktop Support
8 6 (3.75%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.75%) Consultant
8 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Design Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Network Support
9 4 (2.50%) Wireless Engineer
10 3 (1.88%) Cisco Consultant
10 3 (1.88%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) WAP
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) XML
2 1 (0.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.00%) Firmware
2 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.13%) EPoS
4 3 (1.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.88%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.25%) Wiki
5 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.25%) Physics
5 2 (1.25%) DTV
5 2 (1.25%) SecurID
6 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) ASIC
6 1 (0.63%) Handset
6 1 (0.63%) AVVID
6 1 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.75%) Windows
2 15 (9.38%) Linux
2 15 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.63%) ITIL
1 25 (15.63%) Project Management
2 17 (10.63%) Network Design
3 15 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.50%) Network Architecture
5 11 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.00%) Information Security
8 8 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.75%) Migration
10 6 (3.75%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.50%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.50%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.38%) SQL
2 14 (8.75%) C
3 7 (4.38%) Assembly Language
4 5 (3.13%) Perl
4 5 (3.13%) C++
4 5 (3.13%) Python
5 4 (2.50%) C#
6 3 (1.88%) Java
6 3 (1.88%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 55 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (17.50%) CCNP
3 27 (16.88%) CCNA
4 23 (14.38%) Degree
5 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (9.38%) MCSE
8 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared
9 13 (8.13%) MCP
10 10 (6.25%) CISSP
10 10 (6.25%) CEH
11 9 (5.63%) CCIE
12 3 (1.88%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (1.25%) ISEB
13 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.25%) HND
13 2 (1.25%) CCIP
13 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.63%) DCSE
14 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.00%) QA
2 9 (5.63%) SLA
3 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.88%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.88%) XenApp
4 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.13%) SCCM
2 10 (6.25%) Nessus
3 6 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.88%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.88%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.88%) WSUS
5 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 54 (33.75%) Cisco
2 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.38%) HP
4 14 (8.75%) McAfee
5 13 (8.13%) Juniper
6 12 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.25%) Qualys
7 10 (6.25%) Avaya
8 8 (5.00%) Nortel
9 7 (4.38%) Citrix
9 7 (4.38%) F5
10 6 (3.75%) Nokia
10 6 (3.75%) BT
11 5 (3.13%) VMware
11 5 (3.13%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.88%) Dell
12 3 (1.88%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.88%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.88%) Apple
13 2 (1.25%) Meru Networks
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