Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 January 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 55 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 +19
Contract jobs citing Wireless 42 14 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.83% 1.77% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.46% 14.29% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 11
10th Percentile £127 £230 £231
25th Percentile £166 £238 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £188 £260 £350
Median % change year-on-year -27.88% -25.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £319 £303 -
90th Percentile £373 £320 £488
England median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -13.33% - -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £11.61
Median hourly rate £14.82 - £16.00
75th Percentile £15.41 - £47.50
90th Percentile £16.46 - £48.25
England median hourly rate £30.46 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -28.34% +1.81% +66.98%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 98 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.59% 12.42% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 61 145
10th Percentile £162 £155 £150
25th Percentile £210 £213 £205
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £360 £331
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.76% -5.43%
75th Percentile £438 £419 £438
90th Percentile £544 £506 £500
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 36
10th Percentile £14.29 £14.94 £11.74
25th Percentile - £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.82 £19.47 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -23.88% +20.19% +9.83%
75th Percentile £17.50 £22.50 £29.38
90th Percentile £28.60 £30.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -33.85% +52.94% +18.06%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Wireless in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Wireless in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Wireless in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -20 12 £225 -10.00% 5
Lincolnshire -3 7 £155 - 2
Northamptonshire -9 7 £300 -4.00% 3
Derbyshire - 7 £188 - 2
Leicestershire -5 6 - - 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 25 (59.52%) WAN
1 25 (59.52%) Firewall
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco
3 19 (45.24%) SD-WAN
4 15 (35.71%) VPN
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) ITIL
7 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (28.57%) MPLS
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (26.19%) Social Skills
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
8 11 (26.19%) Azure
8 11 (26.19%) Migration
8 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (26.19%) VoIP
9 10 (23.81%) CCNA
9 10 (23.81%) DNS
9 10 (23.81%) Data Protection
9 10 (23.81%) GDPR
9 10 (23.81%) Decision-Making
10 9 (21.43%) Remediation Plan
10 9 (21.43%) Due Diligence
10 9 (21.43%) Storage Management
10 9 (21.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 9 (21.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 9 (21.43%) Azure Cosmos DB

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
1 9 (21.43%) NetWeaver
1 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (26.19%) Azure
3 9 (21.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 9 (21.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 9 (21.43%) IaaS
3 9 (21.43%) PaaS
3 9 (21.43%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Firewall
1 25 (59.52%) WAN
2 19 (45.24%) SD-WAN
3 15 (35.71%) VPN
4 12 (28.57%) MPLS
5 11 (26.19%) VoIP
5 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (23.81%) DNS
7 9 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (21.43%) DHCP
7 9 (21.43%) PBX
7 9 (21.43%) Skype
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (11.90%) LAN
10 3 (7.14%) BGP
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (7.14%) VLAN
11 2 (4.76%) Network Security
11 2 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
1 9 (21.43%) DB2
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
1 9 (21.43%) SAP HANA
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (26.19%) Social Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Designer
3 8 (19.05%) Field Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Field Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.67%) IT Architect
4 7 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Middleware
1 9 (21.43%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) PKI
1 9 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 7 (16.67%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) BYOD
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) AIX
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (26.19%) Migration
4 10 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 10 (23.81%) Decision-Making
5 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 9 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.43%) Due Diligence
5 9 (21.43%) High Availability
5 9 (21.43%) Identity Management
5 9 (21.43%) Microservices
5 9 (21.43%) Remediation Plan
5 9 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Service Management
5 9 (21.43%) Storage Management
5 9 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 7 (16.67%) Conflict Resolution
7 2 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.81%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) HP APS
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) GDPR
2 9 (21.43%) COBIT
2 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) pfSense
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 9 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) SAP
3 9 (21.43%) Software AG
4 3 (7.14%) Meraki
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Aruba
6 1 (2.38%) Brocade
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) IBM