The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK
Rank 232 238 256
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 462 509 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.02% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.75% 7.01% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 294 206
Median daily rate £370 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £493 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 78
Median hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +68.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.22 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6843 7257 7511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4141 4224 4259
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 366 416
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.38 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +26.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless within the UK.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless within the UK.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wireless
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -28 399 £368 +1.37% 155
London -4 157 £375 +2.73% 49
South East -35 89 £388 +3.33% 39
East of England +9 43 £288 -17.85% 21
Hampshire +12 42 £335 -16.25% 9
Scotland +41 37 £324 -7.50% 8
City of London 0 27 £375 -7.40% 14
South West +5 21 £378 +7.85% 7
North East +1 21 £375 - 3
West Midlands -3 21 £325 -1.88% 12
Buckinghamshire +21 20 £469 +10.29% 1
Milton Keynes - 20 £469 - 1
Tyne and Wear -2 19 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +11 18 £425 +31.78% 8
Hertfordshire +11 18 £195 -60.00% 7
East Midlands +11 17 £140 -44.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 17 £375 - 1
Leicestershire +14 13 £140 -44.00% 3
Aberdeen -1 13 £225 -36.17%
North West -13 12 £338 -20.58% 6
Berkshire -34 12 £374 +6.71% 12
Edinburgh +30 11 £519 +29.68% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £375 -2.59% 14
Wales +9 10 £375 +15.38% 1
Cambridge -1 10 £375 -11.97% 12
Cardiff +26 9 £375 +15.38% 1
South Wales +18 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Surrey -1 9 £363 -9.37% 2
Southampton -7 9 £388 -3.12% 1
Stevenage - 9 £195 -

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Wireless.

1 594 (62.46%) Cisco
2 426 (44.79%) Firewall
3 391 (41.11%) LAN
4 353 (37.12%) WAN
5 338 (35.54%) Cisco Certification
6 253 (26.60%) CCNP
7 229 (24.08%) Windows
8 223 (23.45%) VPN
9 216 (22.71%) CheckPoint
10 204 (21.45%) TCP/IP
11 200 (21.03%) Cisco ASA
12 187 (19.66%) Juniper
13 175 (18.40%) ITIL
14 162 (17.03%) CCNA
14 162 (17.03%) Microsoft
15 159 (16.72%) Finance
16 158 (16.61%) Data Centre
17 156 (16.40%) Network Security
18 150 (15.77%) Active Directory
19 149 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
20 134 (14.09%) F5
21 133 (13.99%) Aruba
22 121 (12.72%) Security Cleared
22 121 (12.72%) CCIE
23 113 (11.88%) OSPF
24 108 (11.36%) VoIP
24 108 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless
25 107 (11.25%) DHCP
26 105 (11.04%) DNS
27 102 (10.73%) SC Cleared

Wireless
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:

Application Platforms
1 34 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 16 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (1.68%) IBM Notes
3 15 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.63%) IIS
6 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.21%) JBoss
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
8 1 (0.11%) Drupal
8 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 75 (7.89%) MS Office
3 13 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) assyst
2 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 33 (3.47%) Office 365
2 30 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.53%) IaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Akamai
4 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.32%) G Suite
5 3 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 426 (44.79%) Firewall
2 391 (41.11%) LAN
3 353 (37.12%) WAN
4 223 (23.45%) VPN
5 204 (21.45%) TCP/IP
6 200 (21.03%) Cisco ASA
7 156 (16.40%) Network Security
8 149 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 113 (11.88%) OSPF
10 108 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless
10 108 (11.36%) VoIP
11 107 (11.25%) DHCP
12 105 (11.04%) DNS
13 99 (10.41%) Internet
14 98 (10.30%) BGP
15 96 (10.09%) Wi-Fi
16 90 (9.46%) WLAN
17 84 (8.83%) MPLS
18 73 (7.68%) IPsec
18 73 (7.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (0.63%) MySQL
2 6 (0.63%) Redis
3 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.11%) Big Data
6 1 (0.11%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.11%) MS Access
6 1 (0.11%) Power BI
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.32%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.32%) Selenium
5 2 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.11%) AppScan
6 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.11%) GDB
6 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) GitLab
6 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 159 (16.72%) Finance
2 83 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.84%) Financial Institution
4 26 (2.73%) Banking
5 24 (2.52%) Retail
6 18 (1.89%) Legal
7 16 (1.68%) Electronics
8 8 (0.84%) Advertising
9 7 (0.74%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.63%) Games
10 6 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.53%) Marketing
12 4 (0.42%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.32%) Automotive
13 3 (0.32%) German Language
13 3 (0.32%) Law
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 351 (36.91%) Network Engineer
2 113 (11.88%) Analyst
3 100 (10.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 93 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 86 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 80 (8.41%) Architect
7 53 (5.57%) Network Support
8 52 (5.47%) Security Engineer
9 48 (5.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 44 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 40 (4.21%) Network Analyst
11 40 (4.21%) Network Architect
12 37 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 37 (3.89%) Consultant
13 35 (3.68%) Network Support Engineer
14 29 (3.05%) Support Analyst
15 28 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (2.94%) Wireless Engineer
16 26 (2.73%) Desktop Support
17 25 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.83%) 802.1X
2 18 (1.89%) Web Services
3 7 (0.74%) Regular Expression
3 7 (0.74%) WAP
3 7 (0.74%) XMPP
4 6 (0.63%) ELK Stack
4 6 (0.63%) RESTful
5 5 (0.53%) Middleware
6 4 (0.42%) CSS
7 3 (0.32%) Core Data
8 2 (0.21%) .NET
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.21%) WSDL
8 2 (0.21%) XSD
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.11%) HTML
9 1 (0.11%) jQuery
9 1 (0.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 158 (16.61%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 37 (3.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 35 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 19 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
8 19 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.68%) CMDB
10 15 (1.58%) CESG
11 14 (1.47%) NHS
12 13 (1.37%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.16%) Cryptography
14 9 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.84%) PKI
16 7 (0.74%) Driving Licence
17 6 (0.63%) BYOD
17 6 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 229 (24.08%) Windows
2 78 (8.20%) Windows 7
3 70 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 63 (6.62%) Linux
5 55 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (3.58%) Unix
8 24 (2.52%) Mac OS X
9 23 (2.42%) Windows 8
10 21 (2.21%) Windows 10
11 20 (2.10%) Apple iOS
12 17 (1.79%) Android
13 15 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.58%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.95%) CatOS
15 7 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (18.40%) ITIL
2 95 (9.99%) Network Design
3 90 (9.46%) Change Management
4 79 (8.31%) Service Management
5 71 (7.47%) Network Management
6 69 (7.26%) Load Balancing
7 65 (6.83%) Project Management
8 59 (6.20%) Information Security
9 46 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
10 45 (4.73%) Service Delivery
11 44 (4.63%) Problem Management
12 42 (4.42%) Migration
13 38 (4.00%) Incident Management
14 33 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (3.47%) Time Management
15 30 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
16 29 (3.05%) ITSM
17 25 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
18 24 (2.52%) Configuration Management
18 24 (2.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 50 (5.26%) C
2 26 (2.73%) Python
3 20 (2.10%) C++
4 19 (2.00%) Embedded C
4 19 (2.00%) Java
5 12 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.26%) SQL
6 11 (1.16%) Perl
7 9 (0.95%) Embedded C++
8 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.63%) VBScript
9 4 (0.42%) PHP
10 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.21%) C#
11 2 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.11%) Fortran
12 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 338 (35.54%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (26.60%) CCNP
3 162 (17.03%) CCNA
4 121 (12.72%) CCIE
4 121 (12.72%) Security Cleared
5 102 (10.73%) SC Cleared
6 73 (7.68%) Degree
7 52 (5.47%) CCSA
8 47 (4.94%) CCDP
9 44 (4.63%) CCSE
10 36 (3.79%) CISSP
11 32 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (3.26%) MCSE
13 25 (2.63%) JNCIA
13 25 (2.63%) JNCIP
14 24 (2.52%) JNCIE
15 23 (2.42%) CCIP
16 21 (2.21%) MCP
17 19 (2.00%) DBS Check
18 18 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.62%) SLA
2 32 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.16%) RMADS
5 8 (0.84%) QA
6 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.32%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 150 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 63 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.63%) Firmware
5 20 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
5 20 (2.10%) vSphere
6 14 (1.47%) ProxySG
6 14 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (1.47%) XenServer
7 13 (1.37%) XenApp
8 11 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.32%) Docker
11 3 (0.32%) LXC
11 3 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.21%) KVM
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 65 (6.83%) FortiGate
2 42 (4.42%) Cisco Prime
3 27 (2.84%) SCCM
4 23 (2.42%) Nagios
5 22 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
6 16 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (1.47%) Nexpose
9 12 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
10 10 (1.05%) OPNET
10 10 (1.05%) Puppet
11 9 (0.95%) Cacti
12 8 (0.84%) Ansible
12 8 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.74%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.74%) EnCase
14 6 (0.63%) Kibana
14 6 (0.63%) logstash
14 6 (0.63%) QRadar
14 6 (0.63%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 594 (62.46%) Cisco
2 216 (22.71%) CheckPoint
3 187 (19.66%) Juniper
4 162 (17.03%) Microsoft
5 134 (14.09%) F5
6 133 (13.99%) Aruba
7 100 (10.52%) HP
8 94 (9.88%) Citrix
9 93 (9.78%) Palo Alto
10 92 (9.67%) VMware
11 82 (8.62%) Riverbed
12 80 (8.41%) Blue Coat
13 76 (7.99%) SolarWinds
14 62 (6.52%) Fortinet
15 57 (5.99%) Apple
16 38 (4.00%) Dell
17 32 (3.36%) Intel Security
18 31 (3.26%) FireEye
19 30 (3.15%) Avaya
20 29 (3.05%) Meraki
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