Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 July 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 118
Rank change year-on-year +17 +45 +29
Contract jobs citing Wireless 122 114 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.31% 2.69% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 11.17% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 74 55
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -3.21% +20.00%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £300
90th Percentile £479 £468 £456
South East median daily rate £388 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +7.64% +10.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £39.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.09% +177.19% +1.79%
10th Percentile £10.21 £24.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £19.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -46.15% -8.45% +91.89%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 887 1021 824
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.04% 24.09% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 652 474
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £266 £285 £256
90th Percentile £512 £525 £499
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 68
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.05% +14.07% +37.76%
10th Percentile £11.52 £15.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £43.25
South East median hourly rate £17.88 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -31.89% +0.96% +48.57%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Hampshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Hampshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Hampshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Hampshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Hampshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Basingstoke +26 43 £310 -4.62% 1
Hook - 22 £425 -
Southampton -28 10 £388 - 2
Portsmouth -8 8 £400 -
Fareham -1 7 £208 - 1
Winchester +7 6 £338 -20.59%
Farnborough +7 3 - - 1
Aldershot +2 1 - -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 65 (53.28%) Security Cleared
2 59 (48.36%) Telecoms
3 54 (44.26%) LAN
4 52 (42.62%) SC Cleared
5 48 (39.34%) WAN
6 47 (38.52%) Cisco
7 46 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (36.89%) HP
9 43 (35.25%) Firewall
10 41 (33.61%) ITIL
11 39 (31.97%) CCNP
12 38 (31.15%) Degree
13 35 (28.69%) CheckPoint
14 29 (23.77%) ITSM
15 27 (22.13%) Juniper
15 27 (22.13%) Fortinet
15 27 (22.13%) Network Design
16 25 (20.49%) CCIE
17 24 (19.67%) CCIP
17 24 (19.67%) Service Management
17 24 (19.67%) Riverbed
17 24 (19.67%) F5
17 24 (19.67%) FortiGate
18 23 (18.85%) LTE
18 23 (18.85%) CCSA
18 23 (18.85%) CCSE
18 23 (18.85%) CCDP
19 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
19 22 (18.03%) JNCIA
19 22 (18.03%) JNCIE

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (44.26%) LAN
2 48 (39.34%) WAN
3 43 (35.25%) Firewall
4 23 (18.85%) LTE
5 20 (16.39%) 4G
5 20 (16.39%) BIG-IP
6 16 (13.11%) VoIP
7 11 (9.02%) Network Security
7 11 (9.02%) VPN
7 11 (9.02%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.74%) Internet
10 6 (4.92%) BGP
10 6 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.10%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (3.28%) Bluetooth
12 4 (3.28%) MPLS
12 4 (3.28%) OSPF
12 4 (3.28%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 59 (48.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.64%) Electronics
2 2 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Finance
3 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.95%) Analyst
3 15 (12.30%) Test Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Design Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Consultant
6 8 (6.56%) Network Consultant
6 8 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Performance Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Cabling Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Firewall Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.46%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.64%) Handset
5 2 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) e-Health
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.64%) CentOS
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) ITIL
2 29 (23.77%) ITSM
3 27 (22.13%) Network Design
4 24 (19.67%) Service Management
5 17 (13.93%) Test Automation
6 14 (11.48%) Test Planning
7 13 (10.66%) Regression Testing
8 11 (9.02%) Analytics
8 11 (9.02%) Test Management
9 10 (8.20%) Validation
10 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.10%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.10%) Time Management
12 4 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.28%) Migration
12 4 (3.28%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (2.46%) Network Management
14 2 (1.64%) Email Filtering
14 2 (1.64%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) C
2 2 (1.64%) PHP
3 1 (0.82%) C++
3 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (53.28%) Security Cleared
2 52 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 46 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (31.97%) CCNP
5 38 (31.15%) Degree
6 25 (20.49%) CCIE
7 24 (19.67%) CCIP
8 23 (18.85%) CCDP
8 23 (18.85%) CCSA
8 23 (18.85%) CCSE
9 22 (18.03%) JNCIA
9 22 (18.03%) JNCIE
10 20 (16.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (14.75%) HP ASE
12 17 (13.93%) HP MASE
13 11 (9.02%) ISTQB
13 11 (9.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (7.38%) CCNA
15 8 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (19.67%) FortiGate
2 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.28%) SCCM
4 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.64%) Netcool
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 47 (38.52%) Cisco
2 45 (36.89%) HP
3 35 (28.69%) CheckPoint
4 27 (22.13%) Fortinet
4 27 (22.13%) Juniper
5 24 (19.67%) F5
5 24 (19.67%) Riverbed
6 20 (16.39%) Aruba
7 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.20%) Palo Alto
9 9 (7.38%) Motorola
10 3 (2.46%) McAfee
10 3 (2.46%) VMware
11 2 (1.64%) Capita
11 2 (1.64%) Citrix
11 2 (1.64%) EMC
12 1 (0.82%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.82%) Infoblox
12 1 (0.82%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.82%) WatchGuard