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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 17 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 22 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.63% 0.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +17.77%
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
66 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.88% 18.01% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 35 (83.33%) WAN
2 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (80.95%) Firewall
3 34 (80.95%) LAN
4 33 (78.57%) SC Cleared
4 33 (78.57%) Security Cleared
5 32 (76.19%) VoIP
6 26 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
8 20 (47.62%) CCNP
9 16 (38.10%) CCNA
10 11 (26.19%) Network Security
10 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (23.81%) IP Telephony
11 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
11 10 (23.81%) Palo Alto
12 8 (19.05%) Fault Management
13 7 (16.67%) SLA
14 5 (11.90%) CCIE
15 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
15 3 (7.14%) F5
15 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (7.14%) VPN
15 3 (7.14%) SSL
15 3 (7.14%) Juniper
15 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
16 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
16 2 (4.76%) Nokia
16 2 (4.76%) IPsec

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) WAN
2 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 34 (80.95%) LAN
3 32 (76.19%) VoIP
4 26 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (26.19%) Network Security
5 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (23.81%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) SSL
7 3 (7.14%) VPN
8 2 (4.76%) IPsec
8 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
8 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.38%) 802.11
9 1 (2.38%) BGP
9 1 (2.38%) MPLS
9 1 (2.38%) OSPF
9 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Firewall Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 8 (19.05%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Network Support
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Fault Management
2 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (4.76%) Change Control
2 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.76%) Migration
2 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.38%) Change Management
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL
3 1 (2.38%) MVVM
3 1 (2.38%) Network Management
3 1 (2.38%) Scrum
3 1 (2.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 33 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 20 (47.62%) CCNP
4 16 (38.10%) CCNA
5 5 (11.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.81%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.14%) F5
4 3 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.76%) IronPort
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Nokia
5 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL