Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 136 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 59 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.43% 0.80% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 4.31% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 25
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £198
90th Percentile £545 £553 £483
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 - £41.25
10th Percentile £36.75 - £33.63
90th Percentile £40.25 - £52.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.88
% change year-on-year -2.69% -0.71% +43.75%

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 799 766 990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.34% 18.68% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 318 493
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £600 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -8.47% -45.87%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.25 £42.38 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.50% -30.04% +11.11%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +10 25 £425 +18.06% 9
Slough 0 11 £313 -7.41% 4
Maidenhead +10 7 £559 - 3
Bracknell -3 7 - - 2
Newbury - 1 £400 -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 28 (47.46%) Telecoms
2 22 (37.29%) Firewall
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco
3 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (23.73%) MPLS
5 13 (22.03%) Juniper
6 12 (20.34%) LTE
6 12 (20.34%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (16.95%) Use Case
7 10 (16.95%) Network Management
7 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
7 10 (16.95%) VPN
7 10 (16.95%) LAN
7 10 (16.95%) 3G
8 9 (15.25%) WLAN
8 9 (15.25%) WAN
8 9 (15.25%) 3GPP
8 9 (15.25%) GSM
8 9 (15.25%) SQL
8 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
8 9 (15.25%) Network Security
8 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (13.56%) Customer-Centricity
9 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
9 8 (13.56%) Huawei
9 8 (13.56%) 4G
9 8 (13.56%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (13.56%) DNS
9 8 (13.56%) SLA
9 8 (13.56%) UMTS

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 7 (11.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
3 2 (3.39%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) MPLS
3 12 (20.34%) LTE
4 10 (16.95%) 3G
4 10 (16.95%) LAN
4 10 (16.95%) VPN
5 9 (15.25%) 3GPP
5 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
5 9 (15.25%) GSM
5 9 (15.25%) Network Security
5 9 (15.25%) WAN
5 9 (15.25%) WLAN
6 8 (13.56%) 4G
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (13.56%) DNS
6 8 (13.56%) UMTS
7 7 (11.86%) Internet
7 7 (11.86%) Node B
7 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.86%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (47.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) OSS Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Deputy Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) J2EE
1 7 (11.86%) REST
1 7 (11.86%) Spring
1 7 (11.86%) Spring Boot
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Network Management
1 10 (16.95%) Use Case
2 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (13.56%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) Microservices
4 7 (11.86%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (11.86%) SOA
4 7 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (10.17%) Smart Manufacturing
5 6 (10.17%) Software Architecture
6 5 (8.47%) Critical Thinking
7 4 (6.78%) Change Management
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCNA
2 7 (11.86%) CCNP
3 4 (6.78%) CCIE
4 3 (5.08%) CCDA
4 3 (5.08%) CCVP
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CWDP
5 2 (3.39%) CWSP
5 2 (3.39%) PhD
6 1 (1.69%) CCDE
6 1 (1.69%) CCDP
6 1 (1.69%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) GAMP
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Docker
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Netcool
2 2 (3.39%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.39%) OpenView
2 2 (3.39%) TeMIP
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Cisco
2 13 (22.03%) Juniper
3 8 (13.56%) Huawei
4 7 (11.86%) F5
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.86%) Nortel
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle
4 7 (11.86%) TIBCO
5 6 (10.17%) Meraki
5 6 (10.17%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.47%) VMware
7 4 (6.78%) Avaya
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) Nokia
8 3 (5.08%) Aruba
8 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
8 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.39%) Qualys
9 2 (3.39%) Trend Micro