The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
South West / Bristol
Rank 49 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 19 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.33% 0.88% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 5.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Median daily rate £275 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.86% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £206 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £364 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £39.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year -30.46% +15.80%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 154 150 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.87% 16.57% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 61
Median daily rate £351 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 10 (37.04%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
3 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) Network Management
5 6 (22.22%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) SLA
6 5 (18.52%) CCNA
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (18.52%) CA
6 5 (18.52%) Nokia
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) MPLS
6 5 (18.52%) IronPort
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
6 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (18.52%) FWSM
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
1 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (18.52%) FWSM
3 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
3 5 (18.52%) MPLS
3 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
4 4 (14.81%) Broadband
4 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.41%) OSPF
6 2 (7.41%) PPP
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Avionics
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (11.11%) OWASP
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) APMP
4 2 (7.41%) CCENT
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CISMP
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) CA
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 5 (18.52%) IronPort
4 5 (18.52%) Nokia
4 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Apple
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) Toshiba
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Intel