Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 80 139
Rank change year-on-year -45 +59 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 83 139 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.65% 2.84% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 14.99% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 67 29
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £143 £220 £252
90th Percentile £448 £429 £455
England median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 41 10
East of England median hourly rate £47.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.13% - -
10th Percentile £29.20 £13.87 £34.00
90th Percentile £70.68 £51.25 £42.63
England median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -13.33% -4.46% +15.44%

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 876 927 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.41% 18.96% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 476 473
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £174 £200
90th Percentile £565 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 110 58
East of England median hourly rate £18.13 £21.64 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.23% -42.30% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.95 £12.78
90th Percentile £52.38 £43.00 £45.32
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £24.50
% change year-on-year +10.01% -25.80% +22.50%

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 September 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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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 -29 38 £354 +1.07% 68
Hertfordshire -1 28 £325 +14.04% 17
Essex -11 6 £400 +45.45% 9
Norfolk +22 5 £153 -51.43%
Bedfordshire +5 3 £243 -42.26% 4
Suffolk -9 3 £425 +63.46%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 32 (38.55%) Firewall
2 26 (31.33%) Cisco
3 25 (30.12%) Linux
4 24 (28.92%) Python
5 22 (26.51%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (24.10%) Windows
7 18 (21.69%) Git (software)
7 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
8 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
8 16 (19.28%) LAN
8 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
8 16 (19.28%) VPN
9 15 (18.07%) Firmware
9 15 (18.07%) VMware
10 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
11 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (15.66%) Perl
11 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
12 12 (14.46%) WLAN
12 12 (14.46%) DNS
12 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
14 10 (12.05%) JIRA
14 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
14 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (10.84%) Degree
15 9 (10.84%) Office 365
15 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint

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 5 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) nginx
2 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Office 365
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.61%) Stackdriver
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.20%) GitHub
5 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) Firewall
2 22 (26.51%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (19.28%) LAN
3 16 (19.28%) VPN
4 12 (14.46%) DNS
4 12 (14.46%) WLAN
5 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.84%) Bluetooth
6 9 (10.84%) WAN
7 7 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (8.43%) SAN
8 5 (6.02%) BGP
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.82%) DHCP
9 4 (4.82%) FWSM
9 4 (4.82%) HTTP
9 4 (4.82%) OSPF
9 4 (4.82%) SSL
9 4 (4.82%) TACACS
9 4 (4.82%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Big Data
1 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Git (software)
1 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.05%) JIRA
3 4 (4.82%) Artifactory
3 4 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.20%) Hudson
4 1 (1.20%) JMeter
4 1 (1.20%) NUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.23%) Electronics
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Test Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Administrator
4 8 (9.64%) Python Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Azure Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Active Directory Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.82%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.20%) LAMP
4 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.82%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) CMDB
6 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Linux
2 20 (24.10%) Windows
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.61%) CentOS
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.20%) Unix
9 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
2 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.64%) ITIL
5 8 (9.64%) Validation
6 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.23%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.82%) Migration
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.82%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) Python
2 13 (15.66%) Perl
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) Java
5 6 (7.23%) C
6 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.61%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) Degree
3 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.23%) CCNP
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.61%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) MCSA
9 1 (1.20%) CCDA
9 1 (1.20%) CCIE
9 1 (1.20%) CCNA
9 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.20%) MCP
9 1 (1.20%) MCSE
9 1 (1.20%) MCTS
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) PMO
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) Firmware
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.02%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.61%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) Docker
7 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) Ansible
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
2 3 (3.61%) Kibana
2 3 (3.61%) logstash
2 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.20%) QRadar
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Cisco
2 15 (18.07%) VMware
3 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.64%) Juniper
6 7 (8.43%) Aruba
7 6 (7.23%) Citrix
8 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.82%) F5
10 3 (3.61%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.61%) Google
10 3 (3.61%) HP
10 3 (3.61%) New Relic
10 3 (3.61%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.61%) Percona
10 3 (3.61%) ShoreTel
10 3 (3.61%) Splunk
11 2 (2.41%) Arista
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec