The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 41 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.78% 2.50% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 20.00% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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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
94 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.42% 12.50% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 15
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) EPoS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) SecurID
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Retail-J
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.29%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EPoS
2 2 (28.57%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper