Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 2018 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
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 55 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.55% 1.33% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 7.32% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £243 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.26% +31.25% -6.91%
10th Percentile £131 £369 £310
90th Percentile £360 £494 £330
East of England median daily rate £354 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +1.07% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £105.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.13% - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 86 123 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.69% 18.11% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 55
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £189 £139 £200
90th Percentile £488 £570 £568
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.38 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -65.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.26 £14.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £85.65 £14.00 £45.21
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.28 £37.50
% change year-on-year -16.57% -43.27% +17.19%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Bedfordshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Bedfordshire

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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

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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 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 3 £243 -42.94% 3
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware