Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 65 122
Rank change year-on-year -45 +57 +27
Contract jobs citing Wireless 105 171 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.06% 3.30% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.46% 17.96% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 71 31
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -2.04%
10th Percentile £136 £213 £220
90th Percentile £463 £410 £450
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 57 12
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.89% +1.92%
10th Percentile £17.85 £21.55 £36.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £49.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% - +30.87%

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 916 952 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.93% 18.40% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 473 472
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £182 £155 £200
90th Percentile £550 £560 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 125 67
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -30.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.60 £12.77
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.40 £44.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -18 54 £333 -5.00% 62
Hertfordshire -2 32 £300 +5.26% 11
Essex -25 7 £400 +77.78% 14
Norfolk +16 5 £153 -56.29% 1
Suffolk -5 4 £425 +63.46%
Bedfordshire +1 3 £375 -13.29% 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 35 (33.33%) Firewall
2 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 32 (30.48%) Python
3 31 (29.52%) Windows
4 27 (25.71%) Cisco
5 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
6 25 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
7 24 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
8 20 (19.05%) Firmware
9 19 (18.10%) LAN
10 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 17 (16.19%) VMware
12 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (15.24%) JIRA
12 16 (15.24%) Office 365
12 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
13 15 (14.29%) VPN
13 15 (14.29%) WLAN
14 14 (13.33%) Perl
14 14 (13.33%) C
14 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 14 (13.33%) Hyper-V
15 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.38%) Bluetooth
16 12 (11.43%) WAN
16 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP

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 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.86%) IBM Connections
1 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) G Suite
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.33%) Firewall
2 24 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (18.10%) LAN
4 15 (14.29%) VPN
4 15 (14.29%) WLAN
5 13 (12.38%) Bluetooth
6 12 (11.43%) WAN
7 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
8 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (8.57%) 5G
9 9 (8.57%) SAN
10 8 (7.62%) LTE
11 7 (6.67%) 3GPP
11 7 (6.67%) 4G
11 7 (6.67%) DNS
12 6 (5.71%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (4.76%) BGP
13 5 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (4.76%) VoIP
14 4 (3.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.24%) JIRA
4 4 (3.81%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.90%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.95%) Hudson
6 1 (0.95%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.62%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.95%) Automotive
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Test Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Python Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (3.81%) IT Support
8 4 (3.81%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Network Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.95%) LAMP
2 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.95%) Handset
6 1 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.95%) VHDL
6 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 31 (29.52%) Windows
3 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.86%) Android
8 2 (1.90%) Fedora
8 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.90%) Unix
9 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.95%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.57%) ITIL
5 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.62%) Validation
7 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (5.71%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.76%) Change Management
9 5 (4.76%) Migration
9 5 (4.76%) OO
9 5 (4.76%) Scrum
10 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.81%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (3.81%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.81%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.86%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) Python
2 14 (13.33%) C
2 14 (13.33%) Perl
3 9 (8.57%) Java
4 7 (6.67%) SQL
5 5 (4.76%) Embedded C
5 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.86%) C++
6 3 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.90%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.95%) R
8 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.48%) Degree
3 10 (9.52%) CCNP
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.76%) MCSA
6 4 (3.81%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.81%) MCP
6 4 (3.81%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.86%) CCNA
7 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) CCDA
8 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.95%) CCIE
9 1 (0.95%) CISM
9 1 (0.95%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) MCTS
9 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) PMO
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) GxP
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.05%) Firmware
3 14 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.86%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.95%) Docker
8 1 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.90%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.95%) QRadar
4 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco
2 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.19%) VMware
4 10 (9.52%) Citrix
4 10 (9.52%) Juniper
5 9 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.67%) Aruba
7 4 (3.81%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (3.81%) Perforce
8 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.86%) Google
8 3 (2.86%) HP
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) Mitel
8 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.86%) ShoreTel
9 2 (1.90%) Arista
9 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds