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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Engineer
Rank 595 568 581
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.018% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£360 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £298 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £100
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +275.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 21 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 24 October 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 -17 18 £360 +2.85% 3
London -3 8 £278 -11.20% 1
North West -6 3 - -
Cheshire +6 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Luton - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (100.00%) Wireless
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 9 (26.47%) WLAN
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (20.59%) Firewall
8 6 (17.65%) Banking
8 6 (17.65%) 802.11
8 6 (17.65%) WAN
9 5 (14.71%) CCNP
9 5 (14.71%) CCNA
9 5 (14.71%) Aruba
10 4 (11.76%) Meraki
10 4 (11.76%) Juniper
10 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.82%) Nortel
11 3 (8.82%) Service Management
11 3 (8.82%) CMS
11 3 (8.82%) WiMAX
11 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
11 3 (8.82%) Network Security
11 3 (8.82%) MPLS
11 3 (8.82%) ITIL
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
11 3 (8.82%) DNS
11 3 (8.82%) AirMagnet
12 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
12 2 (5.88%) Line Management
12 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.82%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (29.41%) LAN
4 9 (26.47%) WLAN
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
6 6 (17.65%) 802.11
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (8.82%) MPLS
7 3 (8.82%) DNS
7 3 (8.82%) WiMAX
7 3 (8.82%) Network Security
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.88%) VPN
9 1 (2.94%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.94%) VoIP
9 1 (2.94%) PPP
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
1 3 (8.82%) Service Management
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Line Management
2 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.94%) Network Design
3 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
3 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Network Management
3 1 (2.94%) Change Control
3 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNP
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) CWNA
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Aruba
3 4 (11.76%) Meraki
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Nortel
4 3 (8.82%) AirMagnet
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Mitel
6 1 (2.94%) Polycom
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
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