The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 111 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 29 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.09% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.49% 7.71% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 10
Median daily rate £308 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £105 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +105.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £16.25 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.96% +40.00%
Wireless
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
387 467 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 14.11% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 231 343
Median daily rate £325 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the South West region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the South West region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 8 £325 - 5
Dorset - 6 £413 -
Devon -9 5 £163 -43.47%
Gloucestershire +6 4 £320 -18.47% 7
Somerset - 2 £288 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 47 (54.65%) Cisco
2 44 (51.16%) Firewall
3 33 (38.37%) LAN
4 29 (33.72%) VPN
5 26 (30.23%) WAN
6 25 (29.07%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
8 20 (23.26%) CCNP
8 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
9 19 (22.09%) Windows
9 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
10 17 (19.77%) CCNA
11 16 (18.60%) VoIP
11 16 (18.60%) Network Security
12 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
12 15 (17.44%) DHCP
12 15 (17.44%) CheckPoint
13 14 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (16.28%) Juniper
13 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (13.95%) Network Management
14 12 (13.95%) SSL
14 12 (13.95%) ITIL
15 11 (12.79%) DNS
15 11 (12.79%) CISSP
15 11 (12.79%) Cisco Prime
15 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
15 11 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (11.63%) Palo Alto

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) Mule
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.14%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (51.16%) Firewall
2 33 (38.37%) LAN
3 29 (33.72%) VPN
4 26 (30.23%) WAN
5 16 (18.60%) Network Security
5 16 (18.60%) VoIP
6 15 (17.44%) DHCP
7 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (13.95%) SSL
9 11 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (12.79%) DNS
10 10 (11.63%) BGP
10 10 (11.63%) MPLS
11 9 (10.47%) OSPF
12 8 (9.30%) Internet
12 8 (9.30%) IP Telephony
13 7 (8.14%) Cisco Wireless
14 6 (6.98%) FWSM
14 6 (6.98%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Architect
2 15 (17.44%) Network Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Network Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Security Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Telecoms Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Network Field Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Network Support
8 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) PKI
3 4 (4.65%) Blog
3 4 (4.65%) CESG
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Telematics
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) ITIL
1 12 (13.95%) Network Management
2 9 (10.47%) Project Management
2 9 (10.47%) SIEM
3 7 (8.14%) DevOps
3 7 (8.14%) Migration
3 7 (8.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (8.14%) OWASP
4 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.65%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.49%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.49%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) C
2 4 (4.65%) C++
3 3 (3.49%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.16%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
3 20 (23.26%) CCNP
4 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
5 17 (19.77%) CCNA
6 11 (12.79%) CISSP
7 6 (6.98%) ISSAP
8 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.49%) CCDP
8 3 (3.49%) CCIE
8 3 (3.49%) CISMP
8 3 (3.49%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.49%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.33%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.16%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (1.16%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (8.14%) Ansible
2 7 (8.14%) Puppet
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.98%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 47 (54.65%) Cisco
2 15 (17.44%) CheckPoint
3 14 (16.28%) Juniper
4 10 (11.63%) HP
4 10 (11.63%) Palo Alto
5 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.47%) VMware
6 7 (8.14%) Google
6 7 (8.14%) Nokia
6 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.98%) CA
7 6 (6.98%) IBM
7 6 (6.98%) IronPort
8 5 (5.81%) Dell
8 5 (5.81%) F5
8 5 (5.81%) Nortel
9 3 (3.49%) Apple
9 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.49%) Meraki
10 2 (2.33%) Siemens
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