Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 124 123
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 65 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.46% 1.54% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 8.32% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 35
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.63% +48.98%
10th Percentile £135 £195 £242
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 13
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £39.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.92% -1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.83 £14.50
90th Percentile £58.50 £48.80 £46.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £27.38 £35.75
% change year-on-year +36.96% -23.41% +23.28%

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 725 829 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.24% 18.53% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 459 398
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £216
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 54
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -46.93% +54.24%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.16 £14.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £45.10 £48.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +18.34%

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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

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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

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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 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the East of England

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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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -5 35 £375 +11.11% 44
Hertfordshire -5 13 £394 +52.91% 10
Suffolk - 7 £425 - 1
Norfolk +10 4 £180 -35.71% 1
Essex +8 3 £400 +23.08% 7
Bedfordshire +4 3 £105 -75.00% 6
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 23 (35.38%) Cisco
1 23 (35.38%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 18 (27.69%) Linux
4 17 (26.15%) VMware
4 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
5 16 (24.62%) Python
5 16 (24.62%) LAN
6 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 14 (21.54%) C
7 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.00%) WAN
9 12 (18.46%) VPN
9 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
9 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (16.92%) Degree
10 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
10 11 (16.92%) DNS
10 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.85%) SQL
12 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.31%) Citrix
12 8 (12.31%) Embedded C
12 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (12.31%) Validation
12 8 (12.31%) Aruba
12 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
12 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012

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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 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.62%) nginx
2 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Office 365
4 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.62%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) LAN
3 13 (20.00%) WAN
4 12 (18.46%) VPN
5 11 (16.92%) DNS
6 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
7 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.77%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.69%) Bluetooth
10 5 (7.69%) DHCP
10 5 (7.69%) MPLS
11 4 (6.15%) BGP
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (6.15%) OSPF
11 4 (6.15%) SAN
11 4 (6.15%) SSL
11 4 (6.15%) VLAN
11 4 (6.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Artifactory
3 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) JMeter
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Architect
1 9 (13.85%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (13.85%) Network Engineer
1 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Network Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Engineering Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (4.62%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) CentOS
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.54%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (1.54%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.54%) VMS
7 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.31%) Validation
5 6 (9.23%) Change Management
5 6 (9.23%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Presales
7 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.62%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Python
2 14 (21.54%) C
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Embedded C
5 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) Perl
7 5 (7.69%) C++
8 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.15%) Java
9 3 (4.62%) PHP
9 3 (4.62%) Ruby
10 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) CCNP
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) CCNA
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.62%) CCDA
6 1 (1.54%) CCDP
6 1 (1.54%) CCIE
6 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware NSX
3 6 (9.23%) Firmware
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) HAProxy
2 3 (4.62%) Kibana
2 3 (4.62%) logstash
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco
2 17 (26.15%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) Aruba
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) HP
4 6 (9.23%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.69%) Apple
5 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.69%) Meraki
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.69%) ShoreTel
6 3 (4.62%) Arista
6 3 (4.62%) F5
6 3 (4.62%) Google
6 3 (4.62%) New Relic
6 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.62%) Percona
6 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 3 (4.62%) Symantec
7 2 (3.08%) Juniper