The first table below looks at the demand for ZigBee 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 ZigBee over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ZigBee
Rank 231 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% - 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1699 1553 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.52% 18.34% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 670 573
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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England

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ZigBee
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region.

ZigBee Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ZigBee
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ZigBee Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the South East region.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ZigBee
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 ZigBee within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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 - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
ZigBee
England

ZigBee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ZigBee 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 ZigBee.

1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Smart Meter
3 4 (57.14%) Electronics
3 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (57.14%) HSPA
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) GPRS
3 4 (57.14%) 3GPP
3 4 (57.14%) UMTS
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Firmware
4 3 (42.86%) IPv6
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) 2G
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) 802.15
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

ZigBee
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ZigBee 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 ZigBee. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) HSPA
2 4 (57.14%) GPRS
2 4 (57.14%) 3GPP
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) 802.15
4 2 (28.57%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Smart Meter
2 4 (57.14%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Agilent
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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