The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 23 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.98% 1.19% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.42% 11.11% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £368 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +61.36%
Wireless
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.17% 10.75% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 26
Median daily rate £375 £363 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -61.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 27 (90.00%) Cisco
3 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (86.67%) Firewall
4 23 (76.67%) VoIP
4 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
5 16 (53.33%) CCNP
6 14 (46.67%) CCNA
6 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (43.33%) Network Security
7 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
9 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
11 3 (10.00%) MPLS
11 3 (10.00%) VPN
11 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
12 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
12 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
12 2 (6.67%) CCIE
12 2 (6.67%) ITIL
12 2 (6.67%) OSPF
12 2 (6.67%) Migration
13 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
13 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (90.00%) WAN
3 26 (86.67%) Firewall
4 23 (76.67%) VoIP
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (43.33%) Network Security
7 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
7 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) VPN
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (6.67%) OSPF
10 1 (3.33%) BGP
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Network Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Support
7 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Network Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Network Design
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
2 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
3 16 (53.33%) CCNP
4 14 (46.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) AlgoSec
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Tufin