Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 January 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 > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.68% 2.55% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 27.27% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Dorset median daily rate £361 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £271 £299 £333
90th Percentile £450 £455 £398
South West median daily rate £261 £320 £335
% change year-on-year -18.36% -4.48% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.38% - +98.76%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 72 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 24.08% 9.35% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 20
Dorset median daily rate £375 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +4.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £167 £195 £220
90th Percentile £448 £476 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 17
Dorset median hourly rate £27.00 £46.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +24.00% +44.23%
10th Percentile £11.50 £46.25 £11.15
90th Percentile £44.95 £46.75 £49.61
South West median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -29.33% -3.85% +63.35%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Dorset

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Dorset

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Dorset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Dorset

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Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Blandford Forum - 6 - - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £273 - 1
Poole - 1 - - 1
Wireless
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) VRRP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Broadband
3 3 (27.27%) HSRP
3 3 (27.27%) Meraki
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) 4G
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) LAN

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) OSPF
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) 4G
2 3 (27.27%) Broadband
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) HSRP
2 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
2 3 (27.27%) IPsec
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (27.27%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) VRRP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Support
4 3 (27.27%) Network Support
4 3 (27.27%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Meraki
2 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper