Period
to 19 August 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 19 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 121 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 +14
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.94% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 6.50% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +26.76%
10th Percentile £350 £239 £307
90th Percentile £450 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £385 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -0.65% +6.90% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £9.00
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £19.08 £31.25
% change year-on-year +44.13% -38.94% -10.71%

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 193 323 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.07% 14.51% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 153 172
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £287 £159 £263
90th Percentile £530 £547 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +50.83% -46.89%
10th Percentile £14.58 £14.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.00 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

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 19 August 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 0 13 £450 -14.29% 3
High Wycombe -5 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (61.11%) OSPF
3 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (55.56%) Palo Alto
4 10 (55.56%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (55.56%) Network Virtualisation
4 10 (55.56%) CCNP
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (50.00%) ICMP
5 9 (50.00%) IPsec
5 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) F5
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
6 8 (44.44%) Change Management
7 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) CCIP
9 5 (27.78%) HP
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) BGP
2 11 (61.11%) OSPF
2 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (50.00%) ICMP
4 9 (50.00%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (33.33%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) SSL
8 2 (11.11%) WLAN
9 1 (5.56%) DHCP
9 1 (5.56%) DNS
9 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.56%) MPLS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Network Support
5 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Support
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
7 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
1 10 (55.56%) Network Virtualisation
1 10 (55.56%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
4 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (5.56%) Network Packet Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) OVSD
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Palo Alto
3 8 (44.44%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.56%) Aruba
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Meraki