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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 89 76
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 30 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.55% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 10.74% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 18
Median daily rate £338 £435 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.41% +64.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £228 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £535 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -3.57% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £14.85 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -26.00% +8.82%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 375 363 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.62% 14.44% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 202 191
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +86.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £338 -40.89% 20
Hertfordshire -11 7 £323 -27.93% 6
Norfolk +3 2 £280 -6.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Essex -15 1 - - 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (48.57%) Cisco
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (45.71%) Firewall
3 29 (41.43%) LAN
4 26 (37.14%) WAN
5 18 (25.71%) Python
5 18 (25.71%) VPN
6 16 (22.86%) CCNP
6 16 (22.86%) CCNA
7 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 14 (20.00%) Degree
8 14 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (18.57%) WLAN
9 13 (18.57%) C
10 12 (17.14%) Windows
10 12 (17.14%) Linux
10 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (17.14%) Network Design
11 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 10 (14.29%) VMware
11 10 (14.29%) ITIL
11 10 (14.29%) Broadband
11 10 (14.29%) ISDN
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.29%) Juniper
11 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.29%) Network Management
12 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.86%) Network Security
12 9 (12.86%) Electronics

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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 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) Firewall
2 29 (41.43%) LAN
3 26 (37.14%) WAN
4 18 (25.71%) VPN
5 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 13 (18.57%) WLAN
7 10 (14.29%) Broadband
7 10 (14.29%) ISDN
8 9 (12.86%) Internet
8 9 (12.86%) Network Security
9 7 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.57%) DHCP
10 6 (8.57%) DNS
10 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.14%) MPLS
11 5 (7.14%) SAN
12 4 (5.71%) Bluetooth
12 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (4.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Electronics
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) German Language
4 2 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Network Support
3 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.71%) Audio Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Support
8 4 (5.71%) Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (4.29%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) e-Health
4 2 (2.86%) EPoS
4 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) CCTV
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) Unix
6 2 (2.86%) Android
6 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.86%) NetWare
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (17.14%) Network Design
3 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 10 (14.29%) Network Management
4 7 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
6 5 (7.14%) SDLC
7 4 (5.71%) High Availability
7 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.29%) Coaching
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.29%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.29%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (4.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Python
2 13 (18.57%) C
3 8 (11.43%) Embedded C
4 6 (8.57%) C++
4 6 (8.57%) Tcl
5 3 (4.29%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (22.86%) CCNA
2 16 (22.86%) CCNP
3 14 (20.00%) Degree
4 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.57%) MCSE
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
7 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.29%) CCA
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
8 3 (4.29%) MCP
9 2 (2.86%) MCSA
9 2 (2.86%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.43%) CISA
10 1 (1.43%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.14%) Firmware
4 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.29%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) Docker
6 2 (2.86%) KVM
6 2 (2.86%) LXC
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) OpenView
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco
2 10 (14.29%) Juniper
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Citrix
4 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.14%) Apple
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.29%) Aruba
6 3 (4.29%) Dell
6 3 (4.29%) F5
6 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.86%) Brocade
7 2 (2.86%) CA
7 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.86%) Peregrine
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
7 2 (2.86%) Symantec
7 2 (2.86%) Toshiba
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