The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 41 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 19 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.25% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 6.67% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Median daily rate £558 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.79% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £328 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
Wireless
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
129 105 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.05% 11.90% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 50
Median daily rate £378 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +26 14 £408 +14.38% 1
West Wales - 4 £625 -
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 10 (38.46%) LAN
1 10 (38.46%) WAN
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) CISSP
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (23.08%) CCNP
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless Security
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) OSCP
6 4 (15.38%) CEH
6 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) CISA
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Mobile App

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (3.85%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
1 10 (38.46%) LAN
1 10 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless Security
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.85%) NX-OS
6 1 (3.85%) OSPF
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) ASIC
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security
1 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) DevOps
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (7.69%) Human Factors
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
2 2 (7.69%) SysML
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.85%) OO
3 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C++
2 4 (15.38%) C
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
2 4 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) CEH
4 4 (15.38%) CISA
4 4 (15.38%) CREST Certified
4 4 (15.38%) OSCP
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) CCDP
6 2 (7.69%) CCIE
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) CISMP
6 2 (7.69%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.85%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Aruba
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Meraki
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Mitel
5 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Wyse