The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.71% - 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -3.57% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -31.55% +17.64%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 28 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.89% 9.00% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 28
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Luton - 2 £425 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) H.323
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) CMMI
1 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
1 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Trustwave
4 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media