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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 82 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.67% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.26% 6.59% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Median daily rate £263 £263 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.88 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -33.21% +20.58%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 179 167 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.95% 10.23% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 103 81
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the East Midlands

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the East Midlands

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the East Midlands

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the East Midlands

Wireless
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +5 7 £250 - 4
Derbyshire -8 3 £300 -7.69% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire +2 1 £525 +82.60%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) HP
4 14 (42.42%) DHCP
4 14 (42.42%) LAN
5 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 12 (36.36%) DNS
6 12 (36.36%) Dell
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) VBScript
8 10 (30.30%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (27.27%) IIS
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (27.27%) SCCM
9 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) EPoS
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (21.21%) CCNP
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) Retail
12 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 6 (18.18%) Sun
12 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery

Wireless
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 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) DHCP
1 14 (42.42%) LAN
2 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 10 (30.30%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (15.15%) MPLS
6 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (15.15%) WLAN
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (9.09%) Internet
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) VoIP
7 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) IPsec
8 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.09%) Local Government
4 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) Multimedia
5 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Deployment Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) EPoS
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
5 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNP
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCDP
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) CCSE
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) OVSD
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) HP
3 12 (36.36%) Dell
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Sun
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
7 3 (9.09%) Intel
7 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 3 (9.09%) Meraki
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 3 (9.09%) Sophos
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) Aruba
8 2 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (6.06%) Samsung
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