Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 123 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 -46 +29
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 0.40% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 3.28% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £525 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.88% +18.38%
South East median daily rate £386 £388 £365
% change year-on-year -0.32% +6.16% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £29.50
% change year-on-year -2.69% -12.92% +63.89%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 231 274 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.76% 12.22% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 131 152
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +3.91%
10th Percentile £300 £144 £248
90th Percentile £475 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.34 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +31.94% -25.47% +7.33%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Buckinghamshire

Wireless
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

Wireless
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

Wireless
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 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +15 8 £450 -14.29% 5
High Wycombe -3 1 - - 1
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CCIP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) ICMP
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation

Wireless
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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (44.44%) ICMP
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Support
2 4 (44.44%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
5 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIP
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki