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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 62 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.78% 1.05% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 10.91% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£363 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £15.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.88%
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
103 55 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.99% 9.65% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £15.58
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 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 - 4 £363 - 1
Newport -3 1 - -
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) SysML
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCIP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) CCDP
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) WLAN
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CCTV
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) SysML
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) CCIP
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) CCDP
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) BT