The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 40 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.13% 1.61% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 11.90% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.41% 13.50% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 14
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £457 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.51% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wireless
Hampshire

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Southampton region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Southampton region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) SecurID
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail-J
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Websense