The table below looks at the statistics for the Wireless Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Engineer
Rank 565 588 546
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 31 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.014% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 4
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£300 £343 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £249 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £389 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.40% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.50

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Wireless Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Wireless Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 31 £300 -12.40% 6
South East +9 15 £300 -4.00% 1
London +13 12 £363 -
Berkshire +12 9 £225 - 1
Surrey +16 4 £300 +33.33%
West Midlands - 3 £300 -
Reading +2 2 £323 - 1
City of London - 2 £363 -
Kent - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wireless Engineer in their job title 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 with Wireless Engineer in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Wireless
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco
3 16 (31.37%) 2G
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (31.37%) 3G
4 15 (29.41%) 4G
5 13 (25.49%) CCNA
5 13 (25.49%) GSM
5 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
6 12 (23.53%) WLAN
6 12 (23.53%) SS7
6 12 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (21.57%) HP
7 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
8 10 (19.61%) CCNP
9 9 (17.65%) LAN
9 9 (17.65%) CRM
9 9 (17.65%) Billing
9 9 (17.65%) Finance
9 9 (17.65%) MVNO
10 8 (15.69%) Aruba
11 7 (13.73%) Aerohive Networks
12 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (7.84%) RNC
13 4 (7.84%) Firewall
13 4 (7.84%) ATM
13 4 (7.84%) Juniper
14 3 (5.88%) SMPP
14 3 (5.88%) WAP

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wireless Engineer in their job title 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 with Wireless Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) Wireless
2 16 (31.37%) 2G
2 16 (31.37%) 3G
3 15 (29.41%) 4G
4 13 (25.49%) GSM
5 12 (23.53%) WLAN
5 12 (23.53%) SS7
5 12 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
6 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (17.65%) LAN
7 9 (17.65%) MVNO
8 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (7.84%) RNC
9 4 (7.84%) Firewall
9 4 (7.84%) ATM
10 3 (5.88%) SMPP
10 3 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Billing
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) WAP
2 1 (1.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (3.92%) BYOD
2 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
3 2 (3.92%) Network Design
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 1 (1.96%) Project Management
4 1 (1.96%) Workflow
4 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.96%) Test Planning
4 1 (1.96%) Line Management
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (1.96%) Signal Processing
4 1 (1.96%) Network Management
4 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCNA
3 10 (19.61%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CCIE
5 1 (1.96%) CWNA
5 1 (1.96%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Cisco
2 11 (21.57%) HP
3 8 (15.69%) Aruba
4 7 (13.73%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (7.84%) Juniper
6 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.92%) AirMagnet
7 2 (3.92%) F5
7 2 (3.92%) VMware
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Nortel
8 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.96%) Nokia
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
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