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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 87 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Contract jobs citing Wireless 58 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.96% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.44% 6.87% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 8
Median daily rate £375 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.74% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £356 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Median hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £35.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +61.36%
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
507 364 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.13% 11.95% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 206 224
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +4 14 £373 +16.40% 4
Wiltshire +2 14 £375 +33.33% 3
Devon +7 11 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire +4 10 £338 +8.87% 1
Somerset +10 2 £318 -3.12%
Dorset -12 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 53 (60.23%) Cisco
2 46 (52.27%) Firewall
3 35 (39.77%) LAN
4 32 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
6 29 (32.95%) CheckPoint
6 29 (32.95%) WAN
7 27 (30.68%) CCNP
7 27 (30.68%) SC Cleared
8 23 (26.14%) VoIP
9 20 (22.73%) VPN
10 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 15 (17.05%) Fortinet
11 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
11 15 (17.05%) IP Telephony
12 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
12 14 (15.91%) ITIL
13 13 (14.77%) MPLS
13 13 (14.77%) Project Management
13 13 (14.77%) FWSM
14 12 (13.64%) Nokia
14 12 (13.64%) Windows
14 12 (13.64%) HP
14 12 (13.64%) CCNA
15 11 (12.50%) IBM
15 11 (12.50%) C
15 11 (12.50%) SolarWinds
15 11 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
15 11 (12.50%) IronPort

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 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.14%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) Office 365
3 2 (2.27%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (52.27%) Firewall
2 35 (39.77%) LAN
3 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (32.95%) WAN
5 23 (26.14%) VoIP
6 20 (22.73%) VPN
7 15 (17.05%) IP Telephony
8 13 (14.77%) FWSM
8 13 (14.77%) MPLS
9 11 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
10 10 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (11.36%) Unified Communications
11 9 (10.23%) DHCP
11 9 (10.23%) DNS
12 8 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (9.09%) WLAN
13 7 (7.95%) Broadband
13 7 (7.95%) Network Security
14 6 (6.82%) SSL
15 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
3 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Field Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Network Field Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Telecoms Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Network Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.14%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Device Driver
2 5 (5.68%) PKI
2 5 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Blog
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) ITIL
2 13 (14.77%) Project Management
3 10 (11.36%) Network Management
4 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.95%) Change Management
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.68%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.55%) OWASP
8 4 (4.55%) SIEM
9 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.41%) MODAF
9 3 (3.41%) Network Design
9 3 (3.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) C
2 6 (6.82%) C++
2 6 (6.82%) Embedded C
3 5 (5.68%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
3 27 (30.68%) CCNP
3 27 (30.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.64%) CCNA
5 4 (4.55%) CISSP
5 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.41%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.27%) CISMP
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.14%) CCDA
8 1 (1.14%) CCDP
8 1 (1.14%) CCIE
8 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.14%) Degree
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.27%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.27%) Ansible
3 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) Cisco
2 29 (32.95%) CheckPoint
3 15 (17.05%) Fortinet
4 12 (13.64%) HP
4 12 (13.64%) Nokia
5 11 (12.50%) IBM
5 11 (12.50%) IronPort
5 11 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 10 (11.36%) CA
7 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.09%) Nortel
9 6 (6.82%) Meraki
9 6 (6.82%) VMware
10 5 (5.68%) F5
10 5 (5.68%) Perforce
10 5 (5.68%) Siemens
11 4 (4.55%) Genesys
11 4 (4.55%) Google
12 3 (3.41%) Avaya
12 3 (3.41%) Juniper
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