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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 41 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% 0.34% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 4.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +25.00%
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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
88 25 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.60% 8.47% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 15 53
Average daily rate £400 £349 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £561 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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

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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

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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 24 October 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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