Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +59 -15 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 25 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.23% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.52% 4.17% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Essex median daily rate £410 £350 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +118.75% -72.17%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £155
90th Percentile £450 £390 £165
East of England median daily rate £400 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +20.30% -5.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £14.11 - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £66.81 £42.00
% change year-on-year -73.43% +59.07% +2.44%

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 111 96 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.78% 11.32% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 66
Essex median daily rate £450 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +24.29%
10th Percentile £305 £273 £143
90th Percentile £500 £550 £625
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Essex median hourly rate £14.11 £14.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% -36.96% -32.35%
10th Percentile £10.90 £12.55 £12.80
90th Percentile £17.23 £24.70 £38.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.21 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.52% -53.70% +6.06%

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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Essex over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Essex

Wireless
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

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 6 months to 26 February 2020. 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 - 10 £400 - 1
Chelmsford - 4 £84 - 2
Colchester - 1 - - 4
Harlow - 1 £500 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 17 (68.00%) Ethernet
2 16 (64.00%) Broadband
2 16 (64.00%) WLAN
2 16 (64.00%) 802.11
2 16 (64.00%) 802.1X
3 14 (56.00%) WAN
3 14 (56.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) Device Driver
5 10 (40.00%) C
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) HTTPS
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco
6 9 (36.00%) IPv4
6 9 (36.00%) IPv6
6 9 (36.00%) HTTP
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) ADSL
6 9 (36.00%) Video\Live Streaming
6 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (36.00%) Technical Leadership
6 9 (36.00%) VDSL
6 9 (36.00%) Software Architecture
6 9 (36.00%) GPON
7 8 (32.00%) Internet
7 8 (32.00%) Firewall
8 7 (28.00%) DOCSIS
8 7 (28.00%) DSL
8 7 (28.00%) Telnet

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 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Ethernet
2 16 (64.00%) 802.11
2 16 (64.00%) Broadband
2 16 (64.00%) WLAN
3 14 (56.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) WAN
4 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (36.00%) ADSL
5 9 (36.00%) GPON
5 9 (36.00%) HTTP
5 9 (36.00%) HTTPS
5 9 (36.00%) IPv4
5 9 (36.00%) IPv6
5 9 (36.00%) VDSL
5 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) Internet
7 7 (28.00%) UPnP
7 7 (28.00%) WPA
7 7 (28.00%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Leader
3 7 (28.00%) C Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Python Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Assistant
6 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.00%) Senior C Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (8.00%) Support Assistant
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Assistant
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Assistant
6 2 (8.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.00%) POSIX
2 2 (8.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Device Driver
2 9 (36.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 7 (28.00%) IPTV
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) PDA
5 1 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (36.00%) Software Architecture
1 9 (36.00%) Technical Leadership
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 7 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Use Case
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) Network Management
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C
2 9 (36.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) ECDL
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP ALM
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft