The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 69 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 1.15% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 11.94% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £15.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 67 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.41% 9.65% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 41 49
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.18 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £19.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
South Wales -10 5 £363 +3.57% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Wireless also 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 that cited Wireless.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCIE
5 4 (33.33%) CCDP
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) SysML
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) CCIP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Wireless also 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 that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) SysML
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 4 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (25.00%) CCIP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) BT