The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 June 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 / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.15% 1.18% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 7.84% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Median daily rate £373 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £306
% change year-on-year -6.66% +22.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.64 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +4.34%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 51 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.46% 15.04% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 33
Median daily rate £375 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £165 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £23.64 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Kent over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Kent

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Kent

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Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Dartford - 5 £425 -
Maidstone - 2 £145 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
West Malling - 1 £375 - 1
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 17 (89.47%) LAN
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) WLAN
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) DHCP
3 13 (68.42%) DNS
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCNA
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (47.37%) High Availability
6 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 9 (47.37%) Change Management
7 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
7 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (36.84%) Mitel
9 6 (31.58%) Riverbed
9 6 (31.58%) Telepresence
9 6 (31.58%) MPLS
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) CCNP
9 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) 802.11
10 5 (26.32%) Siemens
10 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
10 5 (26.32%) CISSP
10 5 (26.32%) IPsec
10 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 5 (26.32%) 802.1X

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
1 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) WLAN
3 13 (68.42%) DHCP
3 13 (68.42%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
7 6 (31.58%) MPLS
7 6 (31.58%) Telepresence
8 5 (26.32%) 802.11
8 5 (26.32%) IPsec
9 4 (21.05%) DPNSS
9 4 (21.05%) QSIG
9 4 (21.05%) SNMP
10 2 (10.53%) VPN
11 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Designer
1 4 (21.05%) Network Designer
1 4 (21.05%) Network Technician
1 4 (21.05%) Security Designer
1 4 (21.05%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) 802.1X
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
1 9 (47.37%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Health Informatics
4 4 (21.05%) Informatics
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CNA
6 1 (5.26%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Mitel
4 6 (31.58%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Riverbed
5 5 (26.32%) Siemens
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
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