The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 53 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.69% 0.93% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 11.63% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £525 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.13% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £305 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £305 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +57.30%
Wireless
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 43 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.14% 7.96% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 53
Median daily rate £380 £303 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £34.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Cardiff - 2 £300 -
Newport +16 1 £345 +13.11%
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless Security
5 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) OSCP
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) CISA
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) CEH
6 2 (12.50%) Migration

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless Security
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
6 1 (6.25%) BGP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
1 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CEH
2 3 (18.75%) CISA
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
2 3 (18.75%) OSCP
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCDP
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) Polycom
3 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Wyse