Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -23 +13 +20
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.06% 2.20% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 12.68% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 20
Bristol median daily rate £325 £294 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -20.00% +14.84%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £149
90th Percentile £375 £388 £628
South West median daily rate £320 £263 £375
% change year-on-year +21.90% -30.00% +22.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 - £28.75
10th Percentile £43.25 - £19.83
90th Percentile £48.75 - £37.48
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +10.49%

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 226 284 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.26% 17.33% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 200 202
Bristol median daily rate £368 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £178 £249 £213
90th Percentile £488 £538 £494
South West median daily rate £378 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +4.86% -0.69% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 11
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £36.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +192.00% -51.69%
10th Percentile £16.45 £11.49 £8.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £44.45 £32.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year -11.76% +22.30% +72.16%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Wireless
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) WLAN
4 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Aruba
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Cacti
7 3 (16.67%) XenApp
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) Kibana
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Firmware
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) CWNA
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Wireless
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (33.33%) WLAN
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) NAS
6 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) Skype
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.56%) Junos
7 1 (5.56%) MIMO
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Kernel Development
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCDP
3 3 (16.67%) CWNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cacti
1 3 (16.67%) Kibana
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Aruba
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) Samsung
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos