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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 41 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.08% 0.46% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 2.15% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£450 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £389
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 £22.50 £20.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.88%
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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
92 93 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.17% 21.58% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 28
Average daily rate £475 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) MPLS
5 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) F5
6 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (53.85%) OSPF
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (53.85%) BGP
6 7 (53.85%) VPN
7 6 (46.15%) SSL
7 6 (46.15%) WAN
7 6 (46.15%) Intel
7 6 (46.15%) DHCP
7 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
7 6 (46.15%) McAfee
7 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
7 6 (46.15%) SSH
7 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (46.15%) Junos
7 6 (46.15%) IronPort
7 6 (46.15%) Network Security
8 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
8 5 (38.46%) HSRP
8 5 (38.46%) GLBP
8 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
8 5 (38.46%) 802.1X

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) SSL
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 6 (46.15%) SSH
5 6 (46.15%) Network Security
5 6 (46.15%) Junos
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (38.46%) HSRP
6 5 (38.46%) GLBP
6 5 (38.46%) VRRP
6 5 (38.46%) RIP
6 5 (38.46%) SNMP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Network Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
6 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCIE
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIE
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
4 6 (46.15%) IronPort
4 6 (46.15%) Intel
4 6 (46.15%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) Remedy
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) NetQoS
7 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.69%) Websense
7 1 (7.69%) Toshiba
7 1 (7.69%) OpenText