Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 January 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 135 95
Rank change year-on-year +1 -40 +22
Contract jobs citing Wireless 37 29 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.73% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 3.21% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 57
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £374 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +15.15% -
10th Percentile £259 £236 £213
90th Percentile £535 £484 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +11.11% +24.62%
10th Percentile £28.55 £34.75 £25.88
90th Percentile £31.45 £55.00 £113.75
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £28.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year -54.19% +3.18% +53.85%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 772 903 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.13% 22.77% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 437 534
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.60% +0.07%
10th Percentile £239 £225 £238
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £20.56 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.35% -47.28% +122.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.33 £15.65
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.00 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £17.44 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.50% -30.77% +62.50%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Berkshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Berkshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Berkshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Berkshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Reading +4 12 £475 +26.58% 3
Bracknell 0 5 £413 - 6
Maidenhead +1 2 £425 +9.89%
Slough - 2 £450 - 3
Windsor - 1 £400 -
Wokingham - 1 £250 - 1
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Ethernet
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (21.62%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (18.92%) LTE
6 7 (18.92%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) Linux
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.51%) Windows
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (13.51%) CCNA
8 5 (13.51%) Mapinfo
8 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 5 (13.51%) GIS
8 5 (13.51%) Google
8 5 (13.51%) SWOT Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (13.51%) 5G
9 4 (10.81%) IPsec
9 4 (10.81%) MPLS
9 4 (10.81%) CCIE
9 4 (10.81%) CCNP

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Ethernet
2 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (18.92%) DNS
5 7 (18.92%) LTE
6 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.51%) 5G
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) DHCP
8 4 (10.81%) IPsec
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS
8 4 (10.81%) VoIP
8 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) 3G
9 3 (8.11%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) SSL
9 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.41%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Strategy Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cabling Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.51%) SWOT Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (8.11%) Presales
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) eTOM
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Physics
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Remote Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.70%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) C-shell
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.70%) Korn
2 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCIE
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CCENT
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Openswan
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) Google
2 5 (13.51%) Mapinfo
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) AirMagnet
5 2 (5.41%) Arista
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.70%) Aruba
6 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.70%) Veeam
6 1 (2.70%) Vyatta