Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 17 November 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 West > Devon
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.21% 2.56% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 23.08% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Devon median daily rate - £181 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.96% -8.00%
South West median daily rate £285 £355 £310
% change year-on-year -19.72% +14.52% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Devon median hourly rate £39.00 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +3.13% +15.94%
10th Percentile £34.00 £19.58 £20.15
90th Percentile £42.25 £46.45 £42.30
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +100.00%

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 Devon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 52 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.76% 11.09% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 61
Devon median daily rate £425 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.90% -30.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £172 £132 £163
90th Percentile £532 £383 £500
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +33.62% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.72 £15.00 £15.83
90th Percentile £41.63 £46.00 £42.15
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.17% -19.75% +82.56%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Devon

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Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Exeter +8 6 - - 1
Wireless
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) OFDM
2 1 (14.29%) MIMO
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) MIMO
2 1 (14.29%) OFDM
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) RF Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) RF Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP