Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 74 96
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 22 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.12% 1.95% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.05% 13.58% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 7
Bristol median daily rate £286 £550 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.95% +64.18% -3.60%
10th Percentile £163 £125 £296
90th Percentile £380 £643 £376
South West median daily rate £285 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -20.83% +10.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £41.75 -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +100.00%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 312 243 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.93% 14.39% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 114
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) CCNA
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (31.82%) APMP
5 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (18.18%) CWNA
8 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) CCNP
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
8 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.09%) AirMagnet
9 2 (9.09%) Network Management
9 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 2 (9.09%) F5
9 2 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) Junos
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) PABX
6 1 (4.55%) PPP
6 1 (4.55%) WLAN
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Wireless Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Field Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
7 1 (4.55%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
1 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNA
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) APMP
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (18.18%) CWNA
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
6 2 (9.09%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) AirMagnet
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) IronPort
3 2 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Aruba
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Motorola
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam