Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 66 119
Rank change year-on-year -43 +53 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 89 155 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.00% 3.26% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 19.55% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 67 24
East of England median daily rate £333 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% +2.08%
10th Percentile £111 £245 £195
90th Percentile £450 £463 £450
England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 54 9
East of England median hourly rate £52.75 £41.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.88% +4.43% -
10th Percentile £39.25 £24.33 £13.75
90th Percentile £66.81 £49.75 £42.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £20.88
% change year-on-year -33.33% +79.64% -43.20%

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 822 793 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.47% 16.67% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 391 422
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.84% -6.00%
10th Percentile £200 £151 £191
90th Percentile £550 £554 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 106 55
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £29.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% -12.50% +8.80%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.16 £13.95
90th Percentile £53.55 £49.25 £44.20
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.29% -16.89% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
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 23 January 2019. 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 -22 45 £333 -5.00% 35
Hertfordshire +7 29 £235 -17.54% 27
Bedfordshire +9 6 £388 -0.32% 2
Essex -21 4 £288 +4.55% 11
Norfolk +11 3 £142 -46.60%
Suffolk -4 2 £268 -21.90%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 31 (34.83%) Linux
2 29 (32.58%) Python
3 28 (31.46%) Firewall
4 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
5 23 (25.84%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (25.84%) Windows
6 22 (24.72%) Cisco
7 21 (23.60%) Test Automation
7 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
8 18 (20.22%) Firmware
8 18 (20.22%) LAN
9 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
10 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
10 16 (17.98%) JIRA
11 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (16.85%) C
12 14 (15.73%) VPN
12 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
12 14 (15.73%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
13 13 (14.61%) Office 365
13 13 (14.61%) CCNP
13 13 (14.61%) Bluetooth
13 13 (14.61%) WLAN
14 12 (13.48%) Perl
14 12 (13.48%) VMware
14 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
15 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
15 11 (12.36%) 3GPP

Wireless
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 3 (3.37%) IBM Connections
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Office 365
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) G Suite
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) Firewall
2 23 (25.84%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (20.22%) LAN
4 14 (15.73%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (15.73%) VPN
5 13 (14.61%) Bluetooth
5 13 (14.61%) WLAN
6 11 (12.36%) 3GPP
6 11 (12.36%) 5G
7 10 (11.24%) 4G
7 10 (11.24%) DNS
7 10 (11.24%) LTE
7 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (8.99%) BGP
9 8 (8.99%) WAN
10 7 (7.87%) OSPF
11 6 (6.74%) 3G
11 6 (6.74%) TACACS
11 6 (6.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
3 16 (17.98%) JIRA
4 5 (5.62%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.25%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.12%) Hudson
7 1 (1.12%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.74%) Electronics
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.25%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.73%) Test Engineer
2 13 (14.61%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Python Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Architect
5 5 (5.62%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Support
6 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.12%) Flash
2 1 (1.12%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) VHDL
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.12%) Handset
5 1 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Linux
2 23 (25.84%) Windows
3 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.87%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) Android
7 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.25%) Fedora
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
8 2 (2.25%) VxWorks
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Test Automation
2 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.74%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.49%) OO
8 4 (4.49%) Scrum
9 3 (3.37%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.37%) High Availability
9 3 (3.37%) ITIL
9 3 (3.37%) Security Operations
9 3 (3.37%) Signal Processing
9 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Validation
10 2 (2.25%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) Python
2 15 (16.85%) C
3 12 (13.48%) Perl
4 7 (7.87%) Java
5 6 (6.74%) C++
5 6 (6.74%) Embedded C
6 5 (5.62%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.49%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.49%) SQL
8 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.25%) R
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.61%) CCNP
3 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.24%) Degree
5 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) MCP
6 5 (5.62%) MCSA
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.49%) CCNA
7 4 (4.49%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.37%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (2.25%) CCDA
9 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.12%) CCIE
10 1 (1.12%) CISM
10 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) MCSE
10 1 (1.12%) MCTS
10 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.37%) QA
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Firmware
2 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.74%) ProxySG
5 6 (6.74%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.12%) Docker
7 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.12%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Cisco
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.48%) VMware
4 10 (11.24%) Juniper
5 9 (10.11%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.87%) F5
7 6 (6.74%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.62%) Citrix
8 5 (5.62%) Perforce
9 4 (4.49%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.37%) Google
10 3 (3.37%) IBM
10 3 (3.37%) Mitel
10 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.25%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (2.25%) Exinda
11 2 (2.25%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.25%) Symantec
12 1 (1.12%) Meraki
12 1 (1.12%) Ruckus Wireless