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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
Rank 61 52 49
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.24% 0.44% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 3.77% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £225 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -3.57% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £39.38 £32.75
% change year-on-year -30.46% +20.22%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 53 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.47% 11.67% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 37
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Essex

Wireless
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 3 months to 24 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) German Language
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

Wireless
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) DSL
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) German Language
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) VMware