Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 112 130
Rank change year-on-year +46 +18 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 158 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.30% 1.53% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.46% 8.60% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 25 29
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £230 £193 £225
90th Percentile £463 £450 £495
England median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 10 25
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +1.28% -2.50%
10th Percentile £24.28 £13.75 £29.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.63 £57.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £21.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year +72.41% -40.82% +83.75%

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 812 802 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.96% 17.74% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 419 375
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £151 £188 £213
90th Percentile £551 £544 £558
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 56 107
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £34.81 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.51% +16.03% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.35 £14.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.63 £57.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
Cambridgeshire +38 103 £350 -6.67% 50
Hertfordshire -5 31 £285 +17.28% 14
Essex -2 9 £225 -60.87% 2
Bedfordshire -5 7 £389 -6.33% 2
Suffolk +12 6 £343 +14.17% 2
Norfolk - 2 £265 - 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East of England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 77 (48.73%) C
2 70 (44.30%) Telecoms
3 60 (37.97%) Python
4 54 (34.18%) Embedded C
5 45 (28.48%) Linux
6 42 (26.58%) Windows
6 42 (26.58%) Cisco
7 39 (24.68%) Bluetooth
8 34 (21.52%) Firewall
9 33 (20.89%) Software Engineering
10 32 (20.25%) Degree
11 30 (18.99%) Test Automation
11 30 (18.99%) C++
12 29 (18.35%) WAN
13 28 (17.72%) LAN
13 28 (17.72%) Electronics
14 25 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (15.19%) Signal Processing
16 21 (13.29%) Test Scripting
17 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
17 20 (12.66%) Embedded Systems
18 18 (11.39%) 3GPP
19 17 (10.76%) Cisco Wireless
19 17 (10.76%) LTE
19 17 (10.76%) CCNA
20 16 (10.13%) VPN
21 15 (9.49%) TCP/IP
21 15 (9.49%) Firmware

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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 6 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.90%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.68%) Bluetooth
2 34 (21.52%) Firewall
3 29 (18.35%) WAN
4 28 (17.72%) LAN
5 20 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (11.39%) 3GPP
7 17 (10.76%) Cisco Wireless
7 17 (10.76%) LTE
8 16 (10.13%) VPN
9 15 (9.49%) TCP/IP
10 12 (7.59%) Internet
10 12 (7.59%) NAS
11 9 (5.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (5.70%) DNS
12 8 (5.06%) Broadband
12 8 (5.06%) DHCP
12 8 (5.06%) Network Security
13 7 (4.43%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (3.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.27%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
1 2 (1.27%) JUnit
1 2 (1.27%) Redmine
1 2 (1.27%) Selenium
1 2 (1.27%) Trac
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (44.30%) Telecoms
2 28 (17.72%) Electronics
3 8 (5.06%) Finance
4 4 (2.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (19.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (15.82%) Network Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.66%) Test Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) Developer
6 18 (11.39%) Embedded Developer
7 15 (9.49%) Analyst
8 12 (7.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Tester
9 11 (6.96%) Embedded Software Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Software Developer
10 10 (6.33%) Bluetooth Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.70%) Automation Tester
11 9 (5.70%) C Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Embedded C Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) Cisco Analyst
12 8 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.90%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) HTML
2 3 (1.90%) XML
2 3 (1.90%) XSLT
3 1 (0.63%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (7.59%) Device Driver
3 11 (6.96%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.06%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.43%) VHDL
6 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.53%) HP Storage
7 4 (2.53%) Verilog
8 3 (1.90%) Infotainment
8 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.27%) STB
9 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.63%) Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.48%) Linux
2 42 (26.58%) Windows
3 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.70%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (3.16%) Android
7 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.63%) Solaris
11 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) Software Engineering
2 30 (18.99%) Test Automation
3 24 (15.19%) Signal Processing
4 21 (13.29%) Test Scripting
5 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.23%) Digital Signal Processing
7 10 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.70%) Network Design
9 8 (5.06%) Network Management
9 8 (5.06%) TDD
10 7 (4.43%) Feature Driven Development
10 7 (4.43%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.43%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.43%) Scrum
11 6 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.80%) Change Control
11 6 (3.80%) ITIL
11 6 (3.80%) Presales
12 5 (3.16%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (48.73%) C
2 60 (37.97%) Python
3 54 (34.18%) Embedded C
4 30 (18.99%) C++
5 13 (8.23%) Embedded C++
6 12 (7.59%) Assembly Language
7 10 (6.33%) Tcl
8 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.16%) SQL
10 4 (2.53%) R
11 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.90%) Java
11 3 (1.90%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.27%) PHP
12 2 (1.27%) Ruby
12 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.63%) C#
13 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (20.25%) Degree
2 25 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.76%) CCNA
4 12 (7.59%) CCNP
5 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.43%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.90%) CCDA
8 3 (1.90%) CCSA
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CCDP
10 1 (0.63%) CCENT
10 1 (0.63%) CCIE
10 1 (0.63%) CCIP
10 1 (0.63%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.63%) CWNA
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.49%) Firmware
3 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.80%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 3 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.90%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (26.58%) Cisco
2 11 (6.96%) Perforce
2 11 (6.96%) VMware
3 8 (5.06%) HP
4 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.80%) Apple
6 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.16%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.16%) Juniper
7 4 (2.53%) arcserve
7 4 (2.53%) CA
7 4 (2.53%) Citrix
8 3 (1.90%) F5
8 3 (1.90%) McAfee
8 3 (1.90%) Meraki
8 3 (1.90%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.27%) Aruba
9 2 (1.27%) NetApp
9 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.63%) Symantec