The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 48 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.25% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 2.27% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £370 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -1.53%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.86% 13.62% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 29
Average daily rate £365 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £151 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 6 £370 +48.00%
Bridgend - 1 - -
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) WLAN
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
7 3 (20.00%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) BT
8 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) PPP
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) RMADS
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
6 1 (6.67%) BMC
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee