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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 116 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 27 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 7.73% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 6
Median daily rate £231 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £396 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £359 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £41.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.12% +106.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £40.25 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £42.25 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +62.50%
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
354 414 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 12.97% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 233 267
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 61
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +3 9 £575 +74.24% 3
Devon +9 5 £175 - 1
Dorset +6 5 £413 +10.00%
Gloucestershire 0 5 £113 -63.56% 1
Somerset +23 1 - - 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (52.54%) Cisco
2 29 (49.15%) Firewall
3 23 (38.98%) VPN
4 21 (35.59%) LAN
4 21 (35.59%) WAN
5 17 (28.81%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
6 16 (27.12%) Juniper
7 15 (25.42%) DHCP
7 15 (25.42%) Network Security
8 14 (23.73%) DNS
8 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (22.03%) Network Management
10 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
10 12 (20.34%) OSPF
10 12 (20.34%) BGP
10 12 (20.34%) SSL
11 11 (18.64%) CCNP
11 11 (18.64%) Palo Alto
11 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (16.95%) CCNA
13 9 (15.25%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.25%) VoIP
13 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (15.25%) VMware
13 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
14 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (13.56%) Windows 7

Wireless
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 4 (6.78%) Mule
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) Firewall
2 23 (38.98%) VPN
3 21 (35.59%) LAN
3 21 (35.59%) WAN
4 15 (25.42%) DHCP
4 15 (25.42%) Network Security
5 14 (23.73%) DNS
6 12 (20.34%) BGP
6 12 (20.34%) OSPF
6 12 (20.34%) SSL
7 10 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.25%) VoIP
8 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (8.47%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (8.47%) Internet
10 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.78%) IPsec
12 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Architect
2 11 (18.64%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Network Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Network Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Customer Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) CESG
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Mac OS X
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Network Management
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.17%) SIEM
5 5 (8.47%) DevOps
5 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.47%) OWASP
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.78%) Time Management
7 3 (5.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.39%) Open Source
8 2 (3.39%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C
1 3 (5.08%) C++
1 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
2 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
2 2 (3.39%) PHP
2 2 (3.39%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.64%) CCNP
3 10 (16.95%) CCNA
4 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.86%) CISSP
5 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) DBS Check
7 3 (5.08%) CCDP
7 3 (5.08%) ISSAP
7 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.39%) CCIE
8 2 (3.39%) CISMP
8 2 (3.39%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.69%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) LXC
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (10.17%) Ansible
3 5 (8.47%) Puppet
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.78%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco
2 16 (27.12%) Juniper
3 11 (18.64%) Palo Alto
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.25%) VMware
5 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.86%) HP
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) Google
7 4 (6.78%) Apple
7 4 (6.78%) Dell
8 3 (5.08%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Nokia
10 1 (1.69%) Avaya
10 1 (1.69%) CA
10 1 (1.69%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.69%) Huawei
10 1 (1.69%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Intel
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat