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 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 103 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 38 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 0.90% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 6.65% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 9
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £105 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £28.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.98% +44.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £14.35 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £38.65 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
473 451 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.63% 13.47% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 249 303
Median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £49.05 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 19 £550 - 6
Gloucestershire +12 6 £308 -5.38% 5
Devon +6 6 £250 -13.04% 1
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £288 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (57.89%) Cisco
2 52 (54.74%) Firewall
3 45 (47.37%) LAN
4 38 (40.00%) WAN
5 36 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (35.79%) Security Cleared
7 33 (34.74%) CCNP
8 32 (33.68%) SC Cleared
9 27 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (27.37%) CheckPoint
10 26 (27.37%) VoIP
10 26 (27.37%) VPN
11 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
12 16 (16.84%) CCNA
12 16 (16.84%) Windows
13 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (15.79%) Fortinet
13 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (14.74%) Network Security
15 12 (12.63%) DHCP
16 11 (11.58%) Linux
16 11 (11.58%) ITIL
16 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
16 11 (11.58%) CISSP
16 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
17 10 (10.53%) C
17 10 (10.53%) DNS
17 10 (10.53%) SSL
17 10 (10.53%) Juniper
17 10 (10.53%) MPLS

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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 (5.26%) Mule
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.37%) Office 365
4 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) Firewall
2 45 (47.37%) LAN
3 38 (40.00%) WAN
4 27 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (27.37%) VoIP
5 26 (27.37%) VPN
6 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (14.74%) Network Security
8 12 (12.63%) DHCP
9 10 (10.53%) DNS
9 10 (10.53%) MPLS
9 10 (10.53%) SSL
10 9 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.42%) BGP
11 8 (8.42%) Internet
11 8 (8.42%) IP Telephony
12 7 (7.37%) OSPF
13 6 (6.32%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (6.32%) Unified Communications
13 6 (6.32%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Architect
3 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Field Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Network Field Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Network Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) OpenEmbedded
1 3 (3.16%) Yocto
2 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) PKI
3 4 (4.21%) Blog
3 4 (4.21%) CESG
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.05%) Unix
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Project Management
3 9 (9.47%) Network Management
3 9 (9.47%) SIEM
3 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.37%) DevOps
4 7 (7.37%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (7.37%) OWASP
5 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.21%) Migration
7 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.21%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.16%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.16%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) C
2 7 (7.37%) C++
3 6 (6.32%) Embedded C
4 5 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 2 (2.11%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (35.79%) Security Cleared
3 33 (34.74%) CCNP
4 32 (33.68%) SC Cleared
5 16 (16.84%) CCNA
6 11 (11.58%) CISSP
7 6 (6.32%) ISSAP
8 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.16%) CCDP
8 3 (3.16%) CCIE
8 3 (3.16%) CISMP
8 3 (3.16%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.16%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.11%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.05%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (1.05%) Degree
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (7.37%) Ansible
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Cisco
2 26 (27.37%) CheckPoint
3 15 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 10 (10.53%) Juniper
5 9 (9.47%) HP
5 9 (9.47%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.37%) Google
6 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.32%) CA
7 6 (6.32%) F5
7 6 (6.32%) IBM
7 6 (6.32%) IronPort
7 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.32%) Nokia
7 6 (6.32%) Nortel
8 5 (5.26%) VMware
9 4 (4.21%) Dell
9 4 (4.21%) Meraki
10 3 (3.16%) Perforce
10 3 (3.16%) Siemens
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