Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 71 69
Rank change year-on-year -35 -2 +36
Contract jobs citing Wireless 15 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.78% 1.98% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 11.64% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 27
Bristol median daily rate £313 £273 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -44.10% +52.34%
10th Percentile £276 £175 £199
90th Percentile £338 £380 £650
South West median daily rate £323 £266 £375
% change year-on-year +21.13% -29.00% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.75
10th Percentile £43.25 - £37.80
90th Percentile £48.75 - £46.13
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +13.01%

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 244 292 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.73% 17.04% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 196 208
Bristol median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.04%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £516 £533
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £354
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.59% -5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 19
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £20.93 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.45% -14.57% +3.16%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.24 £9.50
90th Percentile £118.13 £34.00 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +21.43%

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 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 21 August 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) NAS

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) VRRP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (13.33%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Lisp
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CWNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) MCT
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Meraki
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard