Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 69 81
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.76% 1.25% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 6.04% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Essex median daily rate £225 £273 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.43% -22.14% +39.30%
10th Percentile £176 £220 £282
90th Percentile £338 £588 £475
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 - £43.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +0.65%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 136 182 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.09% 20.73% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 126 99
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £260
90th Percentile £596 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 17
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.62 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.98% +15.40% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.95 £13.65
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.90 £47.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Essex

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Brentwood - 6 £325 -
Basildon +6 2 £160 -44.35%
Chigwell - 1 £225 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Broadband
3 7 (50.00%) Firmware
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Redmine
4 6 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (42.86%) Release Management
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Trac
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) STB
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Bugzilla
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) ADSL
5 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth
5 5 (35.71%) 802.11

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Broadband
3 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 5 (35.71%) 802.11
4 5 (35.71%) ADSL
4 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth
4 5 (35.71%) IPv4
4 5 (35.71%) IPv6
4 5 (35.71%) UPnP
4 5 (35.71%) VDSL
4 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
1 6 (42.86%) Redmine
1 6 (42.86%) Trac
2 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (35.71%) JUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Software Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) STB
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 5 (35.71%) Network Packet Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) PHP
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
1 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds