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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 64 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% 0.82% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 11.43% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £500 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £305 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £305 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
74 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.88% 7.17% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 40
Average daily rate £388 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £222 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £34.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff - 1 £300 - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 - -
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) WLAN
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) CCIE
8 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
8 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 1 (7.69%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
8 1 (7.69%) F5

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) OSCP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) Polycom
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Wyse
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago