Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.26% 2.61% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.58% 16.88% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Kent median daily rate £375 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -33.33% +155.32%
10th Percentile £145 £193 £217
90th Percentile £538 £338 £388
South East median daily rate £380 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +1.33% +2.46% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £14.45 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.79% -61.47% -
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.71% +43.75% -6.49%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 77 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.50% 15.43% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 38
Kent median daily rate £365 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.20% -24.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £128 £140 £257
90th Percentile £538 £448 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -45.18% +204.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Kent

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 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

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Kent

Wireless
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 6 months to 21 November 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £370 -
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Dover - 1 £123 -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) NHS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) SMS
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) IronPort
6 2 (16.67%) TippingPoint
6 2 (16.67%) WAAS
6 2 (16.67%) Aruba
6 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) SMS
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (16.67%) WAAS
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Multicast
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) LAN Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) FireEye
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) IronPort
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (8.33%) AlgoSec
5 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
5 1 (8.33%) TIBCO