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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 194 170 134
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -36
Contract jobs citing Wireless 56 68 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.78% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 4.34% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 35
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£265 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £486 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Average hourly rate £25.70 £26.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.10 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -0.90%
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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
1842 1566 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.74% 17.99% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 716 601
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 90 170
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +15 28 £325 -13.33% 25
Hampshire -32 6 £275 -8.33% 8
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £201 -27.09% 1
Surrey -4 5 £255 -30.84% 11
Oxfordshire - 5 £266 - 15
West Sussex +9 4 £220 - 1
East Sussex -11 2 - - 2
Kent - - - - 5
Middlesex - - - -
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 50 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (27.81%) Active Directory
2 42 (27.81%) Telecoms
3 40 (26.49%) LAN
3 40 (26.49%) Cisco
4 39 (25.83%) Windows
5 38 (25.17%) Firewall
6 32 (21.19%) Microsoft
7 31 (20.53%) WAN
8 30 (19.87%) Project Management
9 26 (17.22%) MS Office
10 25 (16.56%) ITIL
11 24 (15.89%) CCNP
11 24 (15.89%) VPN
11 24 (15.89%) DNS
11 24 (15.89%) CCNA
12 23 (15.23%) Degree
13 22 (14.57%) TCP/IP
14 21 (13.91%) DHCP
15 20 (13.25%) LTE
16 19 (12.58%) Security Cleared
16 19 (12.58%) WLAN
16 19 (12.58%) MPLS
17 18 (11.92%) 3G
17 18 (11.92%) QA
18 17 (11.26%) VoIP
19 16 (10.60%) Linux
19 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
20 15 (9.93%) SQL

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (7.28%) IIS
2 9 (5.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Lync
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (17.22%) MS Office
2 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) assyst
2 1 (0.66%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (26.49%) LAN
2 38 (25.17%) Firewall
3 31 (20.53%) WAN
4 24 (15.89%) VPN
4 24 (15.89%) DNS
5 22 (14.57%) TCP/IP
6 21 (13.91%) DHCP
7 20 (13.25%) LTE
8 19 (12.58%) WLAN
8 19 (12.58%) MPLS
9 18 (11.92%) 3G
10 17 (11.26%) VoIP
11 14 (9.27%) 2G
12 11 (7.28%) SAN
13 10 (6.62%) GPRS
13 10 (6.62%) GSM
14 9 (5.96%) IPsec
15 8 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (3.97%) Network Security
16 6 (3.97%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) LabVIEW
General
1 42 (27.81%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.61%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Marketing
5 5 (3.31%) Electronics
6 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.66%) Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (19.21%) Analyst
1 29 (19.21%) Network Engineer
2 12 (7.95%) Support Analyst
3 11 (7.28%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.62%) Security Analyst
4 10 (6.62%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (5.30%) Support Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (3.97%) Quality Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Architect
7 5 (3.31%) Desktop Support
7 5 (3.31%) Network Support
8 4 (2.65%) Network Architect
8 4 (2.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (2.65%) Design Engineer
9 3 (1.99%) QA Manager
9 3 (1.99%) Deployment Manager
9 3 (1.99%) Software Engineer
9 3 (1.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) WAP
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) XML
2 1 (0.66%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.31%) EPoS
3 5 (3.31%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.32%) iPad
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Wiki
5 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.32%) Physics
5 2 (1.32%) SecurID
5 2 (1.32%) DTV
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) ASIC
6 1 (0.66%) Handset
6 1 (0.66%) AVVID
6 1 (0.66%) VHDL
6 1 (0.66%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.83%) Windows
2 16 (10.60%) Linux
3 14 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.95%) Windows XP
4 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.66%) UNIX
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.87%) Project Management
2 25 (16.56%) ITIL
3 14 (9.27%) Network Design
4 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.95%) Network Architecture
5 11 (7.28%) Coaching
5 11 (7.28%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.62%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (6.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.64%) Quality Management
9 7 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Information Security
10 5 (3.31%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.65%) CRM
11 4 (2.65%) Service Management
12 3 (1.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.93%) SQL
2 14 (9.27%) C
3 7 (4.64%) Assembly Language
4 5 (3.31%) C++
5 4 (2.65%) Java
5 4 (2.65%) Perl
5 4 (2.65%) Python
6 3 (1.99%) Embedded C
6 3 (1.99%) C#
6 3 (1.99%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.89%) CCNP
2 24 (15.89%) CCNA
3 23 (15.23%) Degree
4 19 (12.58%) Security Cleared
5 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
5 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (9.93%) MCSE
7 13 (8.61%) MCP
8 10 (6.62%) CISSP
8 10 (6.62%) CEH
9 6 (3.97%) CCIE
10 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.99%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.32%) PMP
12 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.32%) ISEB
12 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.32%) HND
12 2 (1.32%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) SLA
3 4 (2.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (27.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.30%) Firmware
3 3 (1.99%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) SCCM
2 10 (6.62%) Nessus
3 5 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.99%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.99%) WSUS
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (26.49%) Cisco
2 32 (21.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.27%) McAfee
4 10 (6.62%) Qualys
4 10 (6.62%) HP
4 10 (6.62%) Juniper
5 8 (5.30%) Nortel
5 8 (5.30%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.64%) Avaya
6 7 (4.64%) F5
7 6 (3.97%) Citrix
7 6 (3.97%) Ericsson
7 6 (3.97%) Nokia
8 5 (3.31%) BT
9 3 (1.99%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (1.99%) Huawei
9 3 (1.99%) SAP
9 3 (1.99%) Apple
10 2 (1.32%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.32%) Dell
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