The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wireless Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Engineer
Rank 614 627 595
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 7 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.031% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.032% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 17
Median daily rate £358 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £223 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £416 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £5.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £5.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -85.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Wireless Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Wireless Engineer in the job title.

Wireless Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 6 £365 +14.06% 3
South East +33 2 £375 +48.51% 1
Berkshire +12 2 £375 +75.43%
London -2 2 £358 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £313 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Belfast - 1 £313 -
Basildon - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £313 -

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Wireless Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Wireless Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Wireless
2 21 (63.64%) LAN
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco
4 15 (45.45%) Firewall
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (39.39%) CCNP
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (36.36%) WLAN
7 11 (33.33%) WAN
7 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) CCNA
10 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
10 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
10 7 (21.21%) Network Security
10 7 (21.21%) Aruba
11 6 (18.18%) Change Management
12 5 (15.15%) CCDA
12 5 (15.15%) CCDP
12 5 (15.15%) VoIP
12 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
12 5 (15.15%) Meraki
13 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
14 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
14 3 (9.09%) CCIE
14 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
14 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
14 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
14 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Wireless
2 21 (63.64%) LAN
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (36.36%) WLAN
6 11 (33.33%) WAN
6 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (21.21%) Network Security
9 5 (15.15%) VoIP
10 3 (9.09%) 802.11
10 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) VLAN
11 2 (6.06%) BGP
11 2 (6.06%) MPLS
11 2 (6.06%) OSPF
12 1 (3.03%) DSL
12 1 (3.03%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) German Language
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CCNP
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCDA
3 5 (15.15%) CCDP
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.03%) HP MASE
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Aruba
2 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
2 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
3 5 (15.15%) Meraki
4 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Huawei
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) F5
6 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) AirMagnet
7 1 (3.03%) IronPort
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft