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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 36 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.73% 1.14% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 6.15% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £485 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -38.46%
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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
52 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.76% 18.57% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 23
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £43.75 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.42% +121.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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
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 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
4 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) VoIP
5 8 (66.67%) CCNA
6 6 (50.00%) SLA
6 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (50.00%) Fault Management
6 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
6 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) Websense
8 2 (16.67%) IPsec
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
8 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (16.67%) IronPort
8 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (16.67%) Juniper
8 2 (16.67%) Nokia
8 2 (16.67%) Wireshark

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) VoIP
5 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 1 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Websense
3 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (16.67%) IronPort
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) 3Com