The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 27 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.39% 0.48% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 5.26% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -20.63%
Wireless
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.57% 9.09% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 14
Average daily rate £250 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.94 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 - £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Suffolk region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Suffolk region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newmarket - - - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft