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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 121 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 21 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.57% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 4.04% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 18
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £120 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.85 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -
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
387 396 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 14.11% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 203 194
Average daily rate £360 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 30
Average hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £9.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 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
Bristol +1 8 £338 +237.50% 8
Wiltshire - 7 £275 - 8
Gloucestershire -9 4 £310 +3.33% 12
Devon -5 1 - - 5
Somerset -8 1 £163 -40.90% 4
Dorset - - - - 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (53.85%) Cisco
2 24 (46.15%) Firewall
3 22 (42.31%) WAN
4 21 (40.38%) LAN
5 19 (36.54%) VPN
6 18 (34.62%) MPLS
7 16 (30.77%) VoIP
7 16 (30.77%) IP Telephony
8 14 (26.92%) Windows
9 12 (23.08%) WLAN
9 12 (23.08%) CCNA
9 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (23.08%) VLAN
10 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
10 11 (21.15%) Juniper
11 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
11 10 (19.23%) HP
11 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
12 9 (17.31%) Network Management
12 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.38%) DNS
13 8 (15.38%) OSPF
13 8 (15.38%) McAfee
13 8 (15.38%) BGP
13 8 (15.38%) Avaya
13 8 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (15.38%) Polycom
13 8 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) WAN
3 21 (40.38%) LAN
4 19 (36.54%) VPN
5 18 (34.62%) MPLS
6 16 (30.77%) VoIP
6 16 (30.77%) IP Telephony
7 12 (23.08%) VLAN
7 12 (23.08%) WLAN
8 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (15.38%) OSPF
9 8 (15.38%) BGP
9 8 (15.38%) DNS
10 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
10 7 (13.46%) Unified Communications
10 7 (13.46%) FWSM
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (11.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Network Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Support
8 2 (3.85%) Hardware Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Developer
8 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) Ajax
1 1 (1.92%) JSON
1 1 (1.92%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) Handset
4 2 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.92%) VHDL
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Network Management
2 8 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.77%) Validation
6 2 (3.85%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.92%) Line Management
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (1.92%) Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.92%) Network Design
7 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
1 3 (5.77%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) CCNA
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) CCNP
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CCVP
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCDA
5 1 (1.92%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Cisco
2 11 (21.15%) Juniper
3 10 (19.23%) HP
3 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) McAfee
5 8 (15.38%) Avaya
5 8 (15.38%) Polycom
6 7 (13.46%) IronPort
6 7 (13.46%) IBM
6 7 (13.46%) CA
6 7 (13.46%) Nokia
6 7 (13.46%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.62%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.69%) VMware
9 3 (5.77%) Remedy
9 3 (5.77%) Apple
10 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.92%) Ruckus Wireless
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