Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 89 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -27
Contract jobs citing Wireless 19 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.31% 0.37% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.96% 2.36% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 3
Essex median daily rate £525 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +77.78% -16.67%
10th Percentile £300 £375 £195
90th Percentile £550 £425 £318
East of England median daily rate £403 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +7.33% +11.11% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +10.98% +2.50%

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 127 127 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.45% 15.70% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 72 101
Essex median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +50.00%
10th Percentile £288 £146 £163
90th Percentile £550 £655 £600
East of England median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £14.60 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +2.82% -59.83%
10th Percentile £12.80 £14.12 £10.58
90th Percentile £18.60 £22.12 £23.73
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £17.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year -4.71% -14.57% -46.93%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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
Harlow - 6 £525 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £300 - 1
Basildon - 3 £283 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) WLAN
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
9 3 (15.79%) Network Design
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
9 3 (15.79%) Meraki
9 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.79%) CCNP
9 3 (15.79%) NHS

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 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Wireless
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 1 (5.26%) 802.11
8 1 (5.26%) FTP
8 1 (5.26%) HTTP
8 1 (5.26%) IPv4
8 1 (5.26%) IPv6
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Trac
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Network Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless Network Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) WLAN Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) CGI
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE
6 1 (5.26%) CEH
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP
6 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
1 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Meraki
3 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow