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 23 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.13% 3.05% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 18.18% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 2
Median daily rate £294 £475 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +61.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +4.41%  

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 147 143 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.38% 16.76% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 110 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wireless
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

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Bristol

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
4 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
5 12 (32.43%) HP
6 11 (29.73%) VPN
6 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (29.73%) APMP
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (27.03%) Finance
8 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (24.32%) LAN
9 8 (21.62%) CCNA
9 8 (21.62%) Firewall
9 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
9 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (18.92%) IronPort
10 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
10 7 (18.92%) IP Telephony
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (18.92%) MPLS
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (18.92%) IBM
10 7 (18.92%) CA
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) Network Management
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus

Wireless
Co-occurring 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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 11 (29.73%) VPN
4 9 (24.32%) LAN
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (21.62%) Firewall
5 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (18.92%) IP Telephony
6 7 (18.92%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) FWSM
7 5 (13.51%) Network Security
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
8 4 (10.81%) Broadband
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
9 3 (8.11%) Internet
9 3 (8.11%) PPP
9 3 (8.11%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Avionics
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Wireless Product Manager
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Network Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.41%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) APMP
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (21.62%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CCENT
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) CWNA
7 1 (2.70%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 7 (18.92%) CA
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
4 7 (18.92%) IronPort
4 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Nokia
6 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.51%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) Apple
8 3 (8.11%) Remedy
8 3 (8.11%) Toshiba
9 2 (5.41%) F5
9 2 (5.41%) Juniper
10 1 (2.70%) Avaya
10 1 (2.70%) Draytek
10 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.70%) ProCurve