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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Engineer
Rank 582 567 570
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 18 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£335 £250 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £225 £100
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +125.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-72.30% +71.05%

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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 -5 17 £348 +39.00% 5
London 0 4 £380 +38.18% 1
North West - 4 £275 -
East of England -19 3 £355 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £355 -
Reading +11 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - - 1
South East -11 1 - - 1
South West -33 1 £375 +66.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) WLAN
5 5 (20.00%) CCNP
5 5 (20.00%) 802.11
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (16.00%) Juniper
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) Nortel
7 3 (12.00%) Network Security
7 3 (12.00%) Aruba
7 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) CMS
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 2 (8.00%) WiMAX
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.00%) AirMagnet
8 2 (8.00%) Finance
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) ATM
8 2 (8.00%) MPLS

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WLAN
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (20.00%) 802.11
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) WiMAX
5 2 (8.00%) ATM
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.00%) 2G
6 1 (4.00%) PPP
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) B2B
2 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Service Management
2 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.00%) Network Design
2 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) Change Control
2 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CWNA
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) Aruba
3 3 (12.00%) Nortel
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) AirMagnet
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) HP
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