The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 60 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 2.32% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 12.38% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £268 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.79 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 105 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.24% 18.72% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 41
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -10.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wireless
UK

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

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Wireless
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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 5 £450 +50.00% 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) VoIP
6 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Nokia
7 4 (28.57%) McAfee
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) SonicWALL
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) Trend Micro
8 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 3 (21.43%) GCIA
8 3 (21.43%) GCFW

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) PPP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Change Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 2 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) GIAC
5 3 (21.43%) GCIA
5 3 (21.43%) GCFW
5 3 (21.43%) GCWN
6 1 (7.14%) CCDA
6 1 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 4 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 4 (28.57%) F5
5 4 (28.57%) Nokia
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) Trend Micro
6 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
7 2 (14.29%) BT
7 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 1 (7.14%) BMC
8 1 (7.14%) CA
8 1 (7.14%) Nortel