Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 +16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.29% 1.62% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 8.77% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £368 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +6.91% +27.31%
10th Percentile £369 £320 £301
90th Percentile £494 £413 £382
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +0.65%

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 129 114 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.56% 18.45% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 58 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £382 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.62% +91.94% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -2 8 £450 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) HP

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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) Skype
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Business Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCENT
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE Security
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) HP APS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) HP NNM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Trustwave
4 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media