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 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 54 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.86% 2.71% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 19.35% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£250 £263 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.79 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -0.90%
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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
45 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.73% 14.00% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 29
Average daily rate £325 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South Wales 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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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
Newport -12 2 £250 -11.11%
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
7 3 (27.27%) PKI
7 3 (27.27%) GCIA
7 3 (27.27%) GCFW
7 3 (27.27%) GCWN
7 3 (27.27%) GIAC
7 3 (27.27%) Trend Micro
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
7 3 (27.27%) Nokia
7 3 (27.27%) McAfee
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) CISSP
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) WAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
5 2 (18.18%) WEP
5 2 (18.18%) WPA
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) WPA2
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) WAAS
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) ATM
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Change Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 3 (27.27%) GCIA
3 3 (27.27%) GCFW
3 3 (27.27%) GCWN
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCDA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
6 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
6 3 (27.27%) McAfee
6 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
6 3 (27.27%) Trend Micro
6 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Aruba
7 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
7 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 2 (18.18%) Brocade
8 1 (9.09%) BMC
8 1 (9.09%) CA
8 1 (9.09%) Nortel