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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 93 111 127
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 45 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.55% 0.80% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 6.85% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 6
Median daily rate £375 £306 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.74% +32.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.70 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.10 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +69.04%
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
467 365 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.07% 11.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 177 258
Median daily rate £365 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 30
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Wiltshire +6 16 £375 +30.43% 2
Devon +10 8 - - 3
Gloucestershire +11 7 £338 +8.87% 2
Bristol -4 6 £363 +17.88% 3
Somerset +10 2 £325 +6.38%
Dorset -4 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 36 (45.57%) Firewall
3 34 (43.04%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (41.77%) LAN
5 29 (36.71%) CCNP
5 29 (36.71%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (35.44%) WAN
7 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
7 25 (31.65%) Security Cleared
8 24 (30.38%) CheckPoint
9 20 (25.32%) VoIP
10 15 (18.99%) ITIL
10 15 (18.99%) CCNA
10 15 (18.99%) Fortinet
11 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
11 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
11 14 (17.72%) VPN
12 13 (16.46%) Project Management
13 10 (12.66%) Change Management
13 10 (12.66%) C
13 10 (12.66%) IP Telephony
14 9 (11.39%) FWSM
14 9 (11.39%) WLAN
14 9 (11.39%) HP
15 8 (10.13%) Nortel
15 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
15 8 (10.13%) Linux
16 7 (8.86%) Broadband
16 7 (8.86%) Windows
16 7 (8.86%) Active Directory

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 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.57%) Firewall
2 33 (41.77%) LAN
3 29 (36.71%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (35.44%) WAN
5 20 (25.32%) VoIP
6 14 (17.72%) VPN
7 10 (12.66%) IP Telephony
8 9 (11.39%) FWSM
8 9 (11.39%) WLAN
9 7 (8.86%) Broadband
9 7 (8.86%) VLAN
10 6 (7.59%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (7.59%) DNS
10 6 (7.59%) MPLS
10 6 (7.59%) Wireless Security
11 5 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (6.33%) Unified Communications
11 5 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (5.06%) 802.11
12 4 (5.06%) DHCP
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Field Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Network Field Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Architect
3 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Network Support
5 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Telecoms Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Network Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.27%) Ember.js
2 1 (1.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (6.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.06%) Blog
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 13 (16.46%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) Change Management
4 7 (8.86%) Network Design
4 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.59%) High Availability
5 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.33%) Network Management
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.06%) B2B
7 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.06%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Time Management
7 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.80%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) C
2 6 (7.59%) C++
2 6 (7.59%) Embedded C
3 5 (6.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.71%) CCNP
3 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
3 25 (31.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (18.99%) CCNA
5 5 (6.33%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) HND
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.27%) CCDA
8 1 (1.27%) CCDP
8 1 (1.27%) CCIE
8 1 (1.27%) CCSA
8 1 (1.27%) CWNA
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.53%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Firmware
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 24 (30.38%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.99%) Fortinet
4 9 (11.39%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.13%) Nortel
6 7 (8.86%) Nokia
7 6 (7.59%) IBM
7 6 (7.59%) IronPort
7 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.33%) CA
8 5 (6.33%) Meraki
8 5 (6.33%) Perforce
8 5 (6.33%) Siemens
8 5 (6.33%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.06%) Genesys
10 3 (3.80%) Aruba
10 3 (3.80%) Juniper
10 3 (3.80%) VMware
11 2 (2.53%) Citrix
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