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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 48 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.91% 1.47% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 15.79% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£363 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +55.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +31.57%
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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
86 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.44% 9.31% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 21 20
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £137.50 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
Cardiff -3 8 £394 +12.66% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £363 - 1
Bridgend -8 1 - -
Newport - - - - 1
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) SaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Lync
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Frame Relay
5 2 (16.67%) WEP
5 2 (16.67%) WPA
5 2 (16.67%) ATM
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) WAAS
5 2 (16.67%) WPA2
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Aruba
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
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