Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 116 147
Rank change year-on-year +54 +31 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 175 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.42% 1.48% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 8.41% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 32 31
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.45%
10th Percentile £213 £222 £225
90th Percentile £410 £450 £475
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 12 25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £39.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +0.65%
10th Percentile £15.95 £36.38 £24.65
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.66
% change year-on-year - +30.87% +43.28%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 945 844 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.49% 17.61% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 469 465
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 124
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cambridgeshire +41 114 £350 -6.67% 23
Hertfordshire +8 34 £285 -20.83% 6
Essex -12 14 £225 -17.43%
Bedfordshire -7 9 £433 +17.69% 3
Suffolk +12 3 £260 -13.33%
Norfolk - 1 £350 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 74 (42.29%) C
2 67 (38.29%) Python
2 67 (38.29%) Telecoms
3 55 (31.43%) Embedded C
4 48 (27.43%) Linux
5 45 (25.71%) Cisco
6 41 (23.43%) Bluetooth
7 39 (22.29%) Windows
7 39 (22.29%) Firewall
8 38 (21.71%) Test Automation
9 35 (20.00%) WAN
9 35 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 34 (19.43%) Degree
10 34 (19.43%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (19.43%) Electronics
11 30 (17.14%) LAN
11 30 (17.14%) C++
12 26 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (14.29%) Signal Processing
13 25 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
14 24 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (12.57%) Firmware
16 19 (10.86%) TCP/IP
16 19 (10.86%) Test Scripting
17 17 (9.71%) 3GPP
17 17 (9.71%) Device Driver
18 16 (9.14%) VPN
18 16 (9.14%) Embedded C++
18 16 (9.14%) CCNA
18 16 (9.14%) Active Directory

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.71%) Doxygen
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.43%) Bluetooth
2 39 (22.29%) Firewall
3 35 (20.00%) WAN
4 34 (19.43%) Wi-Fi
5 30 (17.14%) LAN
6 19 (10.86%) TCP/IP
7 17 (9.71%) 3GPP
8 16 (9.14%) LTE
8 16 (9.14%) VPN
9 15 (8.57%) NAS
10 14 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 13 (7.43%) Broadband
11 13 (7.43%) Internet
12 10 (5.71%) DNS
12 10 (5.71%) VoIP
13 9 (5.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (5.14%) DHCP
14 7 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (4.00%) Network Security
14 7 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) JIRA
2 6 (3.43%) Bugzilla
2 6 (3.43%) Redmine
2 6 (3.43%) Trac
3 5 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.86%) JUnit
3 5 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.14%) Buildbot
4 2 (1.14%) CMake
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (38.29%) Telecoms
2 34 (19.43%) Electronics
3 12 (6.86%) Finance
4 7 (4.00%) Marketing
5 3 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) German Language
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (22.86%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (16.57%) Test Engineer
3 26 (14.86%) Network Engineer
4 25 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Developer
6 15 (8.57%) Analyst
6 15 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (8.57%) Tester
7 14 (8.00%) Embedded Developer
8 12 (6.86%) Bluetooth Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Automation Tester
10 9 (5.14%) C Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Embedded C Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.43%) .NET
3 4 (2.29%) XML
4 3 (1.71%) HTML
4 3 (1.71%) XSLT
5 1 (0.57%) Core Data
5 1 (0.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (9.71%) Device Driver
3 9 (5.14%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.00%) VHDL
5 6 (3.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.43%) STB
6 5 (2.86%) Verilog
7 4 (2.29%) HP Storage
7 4 (2.29%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.71%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.14%) NHS
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) CCTV
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Handset
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.43%) Linux
2 39 (22.29%) Windows
3 10 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.43%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.86%) Android
7 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.57%) Unix
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.71%) Test Automation
2 35 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 24 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.86%) Test Scripting
6 14 (8.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 11 (6.29%) Network Design
8 10 (5.71%) Network Management
8 10 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.14%) Device Driver Development
9 9 (5.14%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.57%) TDD
11 7 (4.00%) Change Control
11 7 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.00%) Feature Driven Development
11 7 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.00%) ITIL
11 7 (4.00%) Scrum
12 6 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.29%) C
2 67 (38.29%) Python
3 55 (31.43%) Embedded C
4 30 (17.14%) C++
5 16 (9.14%) Embedded C++
6 11 (6.29%) Tcl
7 10 (5.71%) Perl
8 8 (4.57%) Assembly Language
8 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.43%) R
10 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.86%) PHP
10 5 (2.86%) Ruby
10 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.71%) Java
11 3 (1.71%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.14%) SQL
13 1 (0.57%) AWK
13 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) Degree
2 26 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (9.14%) CCNA
4 14 (8.00%) CCNP
5 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.29%) CCIE
6 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.14%) CCSA
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.57%) CCENT
8 1 (0.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.57%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.57%) CCIP
8 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.57%) HP APS
8 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (12.57%) Firmware
2 16 (9.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.71%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
5 2 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.71%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.57%) vMotion
4 1 (0.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (25.71%) Cisco
2 13 (7.43%) HP
2 13 (7.43%) Perforce
3 10 (5.71%) VMware
4 8 (4.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.00%) Apple
6 6 (3.43%) Juniper
7 5 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.29%) arcserve
8 4 (2.29%) CA
8 4 (2.29%) F5
9 3 (1.71%) McAfee
9 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.14%) Aruba
10 2 (1.14%) Citrix
10 2 (1.14%) Dell
10 2 (1.14%) NetApp
10 2 (1.14%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.57%) Trustwave