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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 62 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.10% 1.84% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 11.70% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
- +7.71%
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 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
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UK

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
68 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.39% 15.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 38
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
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 £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
South Wales -9 6 £350 +21.73% 4
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (40.00%) F5
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) McAfee
7 4 (26.67%) Nokia
7 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Trend Micro
8 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (20.00%) GIAC
8 3 (20.00%) PKI
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) ATM
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) WEP
6 2 (13.33%) WPA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) GIAC
5 3 (20.00%) GCIA
5 3 (20.00%) GCFW
5 3 (20.00%) GCWN
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) CCDA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (26.67%) McAfee
5 4 (26.67%) Nokia
5 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
6 3 (20.00%) Trend Micro
6 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) BT
7 2 (13.33%) Aruba
7 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.67%) BMC
8 1 (6.67%) CA