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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Engineer
UK
Rank 588 608 569
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 9 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Median daily rate £350 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £346 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +23 7 £350 +9.37% 10
London +11 3 £365 +32.72% 4
Surrey +16 2 £350 -17.64%
South East +14 2 £350 -1.40% 4
East of England - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £313 -
Belfast - 1 £313 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £313 -

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (26.92%) CCNP
6 7 (26.92%) WLAN
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (19.23%) Change Management
9 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (15.38%) CCNA
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
10 3 (11.54%) VLAN
10 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
10 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
10 3 (11.54%) MPLS
10 3 (11.54%) OSPF
10 3 (11.54%) BGP
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) VPN
10 3 (11.54%) Internet
10 3 (11.54%) Juniper
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 2 (7.69%) IPsec

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (57.69%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) WLAN
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (11.54%) BGP
10 3 (11.54%) Internet
10 3 (11.54%) MPLS
10 3 (11.54%) OSPF
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) VLAN
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) VPN
11 2 (7.69%) 802.11
11 2 (7.69%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView
1 1 (3.85%) Pingdom
1 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) Aruba
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.85%) AirMagnet
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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