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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 124 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing Wireless 20 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.52% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 3.64% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £333 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% +16.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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
392 440 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.25% 14.34% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 258 146
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.30% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Devon +6 10 £288 -4.16% 4
Wiltshire +5 6 £350 - 3
Dorset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £325 - 5
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (51.11%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) Firewall
3 20 (44.44%) LAN
4 19 (42.22%) WAN
5 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (33.33%) Juniper
5 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 14 (31.11%) CCNA
7 12 (26.67%) CCNP
8 11 (24.44%) VLAN
8 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
9 9 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (20.00%) MPLS
9 9 (20.00%) VPN
10 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (13.33%) OSPF
12 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.11%) Network Security
13 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.11%) C
13 5 (11.11%) BGP
13 5 (11.11%) ITSM
14 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
14 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
14 4 (8.89%) Windows
14 4 (8.89%) DNS
14 4 (8.89%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.22%) WordPress
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 20 (44.44%) LAN
3 19 (42.22%) WAN
4 11 (24.44%) VLAN
5 9 (20.00%) MPLS
5 9 (20.00%) VPN
6 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.33%) OSPF
8 5 (11.11%) BGP
8 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.11%) Network Security
9 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
9 4 (8.89%) DNS
9 4 (8.89%) VoIP
9 4 (8.89%) WLAN
10 3 (6.67%) ATM
10 3 (6.67%) ISDN
10 3 (6.67%) SSL
10 3 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
1 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Network Support
4 6 (13.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Network Services Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (2.22%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Django
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.44%) VHDL
4 1 (2.22%) Verilog
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) SystemC
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) ASIC
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) ITSM
5 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Network Management
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) UML
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C
2 3 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 12 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CWNA
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
1 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.22%) Iperf
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 15 (33.33%) Juniper
3 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.89%) Aruba
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Meraki
5 3 (6.67%) NetQoS
6 2 (4.44%) CA
6 2 (4.44%) Nokia
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.44%) IronPort
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Avaya
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Websense
7 1 (2.22%) Toshiba
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