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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Engineer
Rank 617 598 605
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 29 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.084% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.089% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 10
Median daily rate £318 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £255 £343
% change year-on-year
+24.50% -25.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 2016.

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 27 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 29 May 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 -6 26 £318 +5.83% 10
South East -10 10 £280 -6.66% 2
Berkshire -12 7 £250 +66.66% 1
North West +5 6 £200 -
Manchester -5 4 £195 -
East of England - 4 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £400 -
Reading -6 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £400 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £380 -
London -6 2 - - 3
West Midlands -11 2 £325 +8.33%
Wales +16 1 - -
Surrey -11 1 £225 -25.00%
Belfast - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £225 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £200 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (54.55%) Cisco
3 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (27.27%) LAN
4 11 (25.00%) Aruba
4 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (22.73%) WLAN
6 9 (20.45%) CCNP
6 9 (20.45%) Firewall
7 8 (18.18%) 3G
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (15.91%) CCNA
8 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
8 7 (15.91%) DHCP
8 7 (15.91%) 4G
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.64%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) VPN
9 6 (13.64%) HP
10 5 (11.36%) DNS
10 5 (11.36%) Unix
10 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.36%) BGP
10 5 (11.36%) LTE
10 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
10 5 (11.36%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (9.09%) Meraki
11 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network

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 44 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (27.27%) LAN
3 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (22.73%) WLAN
5 9 (20.45%) Firewall
6 8 (18.18%) 3G
7 7 (15.91%) 4G
7 7 (15.91%) DHCP
7 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.64%) VPN
9 5 (11.36%) BGP
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (11.36%) DNS
9 5 (11.36%) LTE
10 4 (9.09%) Network Security
10 4 (9.09%) Node B
10 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.82%) Statistics
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) BYOD
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.82%) Network Design
2 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (6.82%) Presales
2 3 (6.82%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.82%) Web Filtering
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL
3 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.27%) High Availability
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Product Management
4 1 (2.27%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) CWNA
5 2 (4.55%) CWNE
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.55%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) Aruba
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Meraki
5 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Huawei
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
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