Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 102 84
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 +33
Contract jobs citing Wireless 36 79 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.95% 1.61% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 6.89% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 61
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% +17.39% -11.54%
10th Percentile £138 £224 £150
90th Percentile £546 £478 £381
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 14
Berkshire median hourly rate - £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.64% +10.77%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -46.15% -8.45% +86.84%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 726 1147 1353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.14% 23.43% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 545 593
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £222 £250 £201
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -53.57% +94.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.50 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 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
Reading +5 13 £525 +25.00% 2
Slough -2 5 £625 +85.19%
Bracknell - 5 £130 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £190 - 2
Newbury +1 2 £213 +4.94%
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Firewall
3 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) LAN
5 9 (25.00%) WAN
5 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) CCNP
6 8 (22.22%) CCNA
6 8 (22.22%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (16.67%) Palo Alto
8 6 (16.67%) Network Design
8 6 (16.67%) BGP
8 6 (16.67%) DNS
8 6 (16.67%) DHCP
9 5 (13.89%) VPN
9 5 (13.89%) VoIP
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) Service Management
9 5 (13.89%) VMware
9 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
10 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) BGP
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (16.67%) DHCP
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
5 5 (13.89%) VoIP
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) ICMP
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.33%) MPLS
7 3 (8.33%) OSPF
7 3 (8.33%) SMTP
8 2 (5.56%) LTE
8 2 (5.56%) Network Security
8 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Cabling Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (11.11%) Handset
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) IPTV
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Network Design
3 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.11%) ITSM
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Presales
6 2 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) eTOM
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C-shell
2 1 (2.78%) Korn
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.56%) CCDA
7 2 (5.56%) CCENT
7 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
8 1 (2.78%) CCVP
8 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.78%) MCSE
8 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.78%) PMP
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Openswan
3 1 (2.78%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) OVSD
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) HP
3 6 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Arista
5 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (5.56%) Brocade
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Kaspersky
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.78%) Nortel
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Vyatta
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