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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / South West
Rank 98 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 40 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.05% 7.09% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 11
Median daily rate £251 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.20% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £323 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £404 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +27.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +55.33%

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
398 409 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 13.93% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 269 190
Median daily rate £365 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 28
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +6 15 £325 -9.72% 3
Wiltshire +7 9 £253 - 1
Gloucestershire +8 8 £120 -70.37% 1
Devon -4 3 £111 - 1
Somerset +2 2 £194 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £319 - 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 33 (46.48%) Cisco
2 31 (43.66%) Firewall
3 26 (36.62%) VPN
4 25 (35.21%) Windows
5 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
6 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
7 21 (29.58%) DNS
8 19 (26.76%) WAN
9 17 (23.94%) LAN
9 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (23.94%) Data Centre
10 16 (22.54%) Network Management
10 16 (22.54%) Citrix
10 16 (22.54%) DHCP
11 15 (21.13%) VMware
11 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
12 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (19.72%) Juniper
13 13 (18.31%) CCNA
13 13 (18.31%) Apple
13 13 (18.31%) MS Office
14 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.90%) SLA
14 12 (16.90%) HP
14 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.49%) Service Delivery
15 11 (15.49%) Cisco Prime
15 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
15 11 (15.49%) SSL

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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Office
2 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.66%) Firewall
2 26 (36.62%) VPN
3 21 (29.58%) DNS
4 19 (26.76%) WAN
5 17 (23.94%) LAN
6 16 (22.54%) DHCP
7 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (15.49%) SSL
9 10 (14.08%) Network Security
10 9 (12.68%) BGP
10 9 (12.68%) NetScaler
10 9 (12.68%) OSPF
10 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
11 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (9.86%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (9.86%) MPLS
12 6 (8.45%) Broadband
12 6 (8.45%) Internet
12 6 (8.45%) IP Telephony
12 6 (8.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Avionics
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Network Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Network Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.41%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (1.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.23%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.63%) Linux
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.23%) Android
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Network Management
2 11 (15.49%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.68%) SIEM
4 8 (11.27%) ITIL
4 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.27%) Time Management
5 7 (9.86%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) Security Management
8 4 (5.63%) Change Management
8 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.63%) Data Encryption
8 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.63%) Information Security
8 4 (5.63%) Information Security Management
8 4 (5.63%) Network Segmentation
9 3 (4.23%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.41%) C
2 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.41%) PHP
2 1 (1.41%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) Ruby
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.31%) CCNA
3 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.08%) DBS Check
5 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) CCNP
7 4 (5.63%) SANS
8 1 (1.41%) APMP
8 1 (1.41%) CCENT
8 1 (1.41%) CCIE
8 1 (1.41%) CISMP
8 1 (1.41%) CISSP
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Docker
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) LXC
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (46.48%) Cisco
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.54%) Citrix
4 15 (21.13%) VMware
5 14 (19.72%) Juniper
6 13 (18.31%) Apple
7 12 (16.90%) HP
8 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
9 6 (8.45%) Nokia
9 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.04%) CA
10 5 (7.04%) IBM
10 5 (7.04%) IronPort
10 5 (7.04%) Palo Alto
11 4 (5.63%) Aruba
11 4 (5.63%) Dell
11 4 (5.63%) Intel Security
12 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.23%) Remedy
12 3 (4.23%) Toshiba
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago