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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Engineer
Rank 622 609 601
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 31 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.056% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.059% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 11
Median daily rate £400 £150 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £150 £359
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -58.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +233.33%

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 23 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 5 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 -19 30 £400 +90.47% 6
South East -14 11 £310 +106.66% 2
Berkshire +1 7 £250 +66.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £400 -
East of England - 7 £400 - 2
North West -2 6 £200 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £400 -
London -4 4 - - 1
Manchester -7 4 £195 -
Reading 0 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £380 -
Wales +8 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 £225 -34.30%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £313 -
Lancashire - 1 £200 -
Staines - 1 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 47 (100.00%) Wireless
2 23 (48.94%) Cisco
3 14 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (25.53%) LAN
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (23.40%) Aruba
6 8 (17.02%) CCNP
6 8 (17.02%) CCNA
6 8 (17.02%) WLAN
6 8 (17.02%) DHCP
6 8 (17.02%) 3G
7 7 (14.89%) 4G
8 6 (12.77%) 802.1X
8 6 (12.77%) Network Design
8 6 (12.77%) LTE
8 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.77%) Firewall
8 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 6 (12.77%) HP
8 6 (12.77%) DNS
8 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (10.64%) Unix
9 5 (10.64%) WAN
9 5 (10.64%) 802.11
9 5 (10.64%) CWNA
9 5 (10.64%) Wireless Security
9 5 (10.64%) Degree
9 5 (10.64%) Meraki
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco Prime

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 47 (100.00%) Wireless
2 14 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (25.53%) LAN
4 8 (17.02%) 3G
4 8 (17.02%) DHCP
4 8 (17.02%) WLAN
5 7 (14.89%) 4G
6 6 (12.77%) DNS
6 6 (12.77%) Firewall
6 6 (12.77%) LTE
6 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.64%) 802.11
7 5 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (10.64%) WAN
7 5 (10.64%) Wireless Security
8 4 (8.51%) 2G
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (8.51%) Node B
8 4 (8.51%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (8.51%) RNC
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) French Language
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) BYOD
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Network Design
2 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.51%) High Availability
2 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (6.38%) Web Filtering
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) Presales
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) CCNA
2 8 (17.02%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CWNA
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) CCIE
4 4 (8.51%) HND
5 2 (4.26%) CWNE
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Cisco
2 11 (23.40%) Aruba
3 6 (12.77%) HP
4 5 (10.64%) Meraki
5 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.13%) AirMagnet
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Huawei
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) VMware