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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 117 129 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Contract jobs citing Wireless 32 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 3.75% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
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£300 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £300 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% +30.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -26.60%
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
464 506 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.72% 15.61% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 309 139
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £25.00 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.84% +27.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £120.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Wiltshire +9 18 £350 - 4
Devon +11 13 £288 -4.16% 5
Gloucestershire -8 1 £325 - 5
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 26 (47.27%) LAN
4 20 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (36.36%) Juniper
5 17 (30.91%) VPN
5 17 (30.91%) WAN
6 15 (27.27%) CCNA
7 14 (25.45%) Ethernet
8 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
9 12 (21.82%) MPLS
10 11 (20.00%) CCNP
11 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
11 10 (18.18%) Network Security
11 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
12 9 (16.36%) F5
12 9 (16.36%) VLAN
12 9 (16.36%) OSPF
12 9 (16.36%) DNS
13 8 (14.55%) BGP
13 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) DHCP
13 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat
13 8 (14.55%) IronPort
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
14 7 (12.73%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (12.73%) Network Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) LAN
3 17 (30.91%) WAN
3 17 (30.91%) VPN
4 14 (25.45%) Ethernet
5 12 (21.82%) MPLS
6 10 (18.18%) Network Security
7 9 (16.36%) VLAN
7 9 (16.36%) OSPF
7 9 (16.36%) DNS
8 8 (14.55%) BGP
8 8 (14.55%) DHCP
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (12.73%) Junos
9 7 (12.73%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (12.73%) SSL
10 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (10.91%) SSH
11 5 (9.09%) VRRP
11 5 (9.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Network Support
5 6 (10.91%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.64%) IT Support
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) iPhone
2 5 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) VHDL
5 1 (1.82%) Verilog
5 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) ASIC
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (12.73%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (12.73%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) ITSM
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) Network Planning
6 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.27%) Network Management
6 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.27%) Time Management
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.45%) Open Source
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C
2 3 (5.45%) C++
2 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCNA
3 11 (20.00%) CCNP
4 7 (12.73%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
6 4 (7.27%) CISSP
6 4 (7.27%) JNCIE
6 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
8 2 (3.64%) CWNA
9 1 (1.82%) CCDP
9 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.82%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.82%) Iperf
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 20 (36.36%) Juniper
3 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
4 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 9 (16.36%) F5
6 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.55%) IronPort
6 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.73%) Intel
7 7 (12.73%) McAfee
8 6 (10.91%) Aruba
9 5 (9.09%) Apple
10 4 (7.27%) HP
10 4 (7.27%) Remedy
11 3 (5.45%) NetQoS
12 2 (3.64%) Meraki
12 2 (3.64%) VMware
12 2 (3.64%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.82%) Veeam
13 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
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