The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 41 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.19% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 1.22% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£350 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.95% 19.52% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 40
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -44.44%
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 Swindon

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) ATM
5 2 (25.00%) ISDN
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SONET
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) Frame Relay
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Ethereal
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SONET
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) ATM
5 2 (25.00%) ISDN
5 2 (25.00%) Frame Relay
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Ethereal
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (12.50%) HSRP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) NetQoS
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Websense
4 1 (12.50%) Toshiba
4 1 (12.50%) OpenText
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed