The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 April 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.72% 0.84% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 4.76% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 1
Median daily rate £475 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.07% -2.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -3.57% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.44 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.64% -0.71%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 184 189 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.56% 17.66% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 87 89
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 12 £505 +55.38% 1
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 24 (63.16%) SC Cleared
1 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 21 (55.26%) Cisco
3 18 (47.37%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) VPN
6 13 (34.21%) CCNP
6 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
6 13 (34.21%) IPsec
7 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
7 11 (28.95%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (28.95%) CESG
7 11 (28.95%) Cryptography
7 11 (28.95%) RMADS
7 11 (28.95%) CISSP
7 11 (28.95%) Test Strategy
7 11 (28.95%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) ITIL
9 9 (23.68%) Internet
9 9 (23.68%) BGP
9 9 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (23.68%) F5
10 8 (21.05%) ISMS
10 8 (21.05%) Juniper
10 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.05%) HP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (36.84%) VPN
4 13 (34.21%) IPsec
4 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) BGP
5 9 (23.68%) Internet
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (18.42%) ICMP
7 6 (15.79%) LAN
7 6 (15.79%) WAN
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (10.53%) Network Security
9 4 (10.53%) SSL
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (5.26%) FCoE
11 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Security Advisor
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) WSDL
2 2 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (28.95%) CESG
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.16%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
6 3 (7.89%) BYOD
6 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.63%) Clustering
7 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Cryptography
1 11 (28.95%) Risk Assessment
1 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
1 11 (28.95%) Test Strategy
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (21.05%) ISMS
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.79%) Network Design
6 5 (13.16%) DNA
7 4 (10.53%) Coaching
7 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance
7 4 (10.53%) ITSM
7 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) SC Cleared
1 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (28.95%) CESG Certified Professional
3 11 (28.95%) CISSP
4 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCA
7 1 (2.63%) CCAA
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) RMADS
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) OVSD
2 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.89%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) F5
3 8 (21.05%) HP
3 8 (21.05%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
5 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Apple
6 5 (13.16%) Aruba
7 4 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.53%) Brocade
7 4 (10.53%) Dell
7 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
7 4 (10.53%) Toshiba
8 3 (7.89%) Rapid7
8 3 (7.89%) Sourcefire
8 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 3 (7.89%) TippingPoint