The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 49 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% 1.09% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 8.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.41% 13.04% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 28 28
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Wireless
Wiltshire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (75.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (75.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL