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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 113 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 30 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.62% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.02% 4.07% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 16
Average daily rate
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£308 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.77% -26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £378 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £35.75 £14.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.55% -64.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -20.63%
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
374 442 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.01% 15.30% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 233 196
Average daily rate £360 £375 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £9.50 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 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 27 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 +7 10 £323 +50.00% 9
Wiltshire - 10 £275 - 9
Gloucestershire -13 4 £310 +3.33% 6
Somerset -4 3 £306 +103.66% 4
Devon -2 2 - - 2
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 27 (48.21%) WAN
4 26 (46.43%) LAN
5 19 (33.93%) VPN
5 19 (33.93%) MPLS
6 16 (28.57%) IP Telephony
7 15 (26.79%) VLAN
7 15 (26.79%) Juniper
7 15 (26.79%) VoIP
8 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (25.00%) CCNA
8 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
10 12 (21.43%) WLAN
11 11 (19.64%) Windows
11 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
11 11 (19.64%) Network Load Balancing
12 10 (17.86%) DNS
12 10 (17.86%) HP
13 9 (16.07%) OSPF
13 9 (16.07%) BGP
13 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (16.07%) Network Management
14 8 (14.29%) Polycom
14 8 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (14.29%) McAfee
14 8 (14.29%) Avaya

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) WAN
3 26 (46.43%) LAN
4 19 (33.93%) VPN
4 19 (33.93%) MPLS
5 16 (28.57%) IP Telephony
6 15 (26.79%) VLAN
6 15 (26.79%) VoIP
7 12 (21.43%) WLAN
8 10 (17.86%) DNS
9 9 (16.07%) OSPF
9 9 (16.07%) BGP
9 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
10 7 (12.50%) FWSM
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Network Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Network Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Network Support
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Hardware Test Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Network Services Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Ajax
1 1 (1.79%) JSON
1 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) Handset
4 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.79%) VHDL
5 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (16.07%) Network Management
2 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Validation
5 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) ITSM
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
5 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.57%) Signal Processing
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) DevOps
6 1 (1.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C
2 4 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.79%) AWK
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCNA
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCSE
2 5 (8.93%) CCNP
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCVP
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CCDA
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Iperf
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 15 (26.79%) Juniper
3 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
5 10 (17.86%) HP
6 8 (14.29%) Avaya
6 8 (14.29%) McAfee
6 8 (14.29%) Polycom
7 7 (12.50%) IronPort
7 7 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.50%) IBM
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.50%) CA
7 7 (12.50%) Nokia
8 5 (8.93%) SonicWALL
9 4 (7.14%) VMware
10 3 (5.36%) Remedy
11 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.57%) Meraki
12 1 (1.79%) Ruckus Wireless
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Integra People
Rate: Paid on Day rate good rates of pay
Posted: 15 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago