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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 44 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.30% 0.98% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 7.50% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£125 £278 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.95% +30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.88 £27.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +25.97%
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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
68 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.18% 13.11% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 13
Average daily rate £340 £280 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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

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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 28 November 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%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) SecurID
3 1 (16.67%) Retail-J
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
1 2 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Websense
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper