The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 April 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.45% 1.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £255 - -
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 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.87% +1.42%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 50 46 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.48% 16.61% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 24
Median daily rate £265 £266 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £161 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.05% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Leicestershire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Leicestershire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Leicester -5 4 £253 - 1
Hinckley - 2 - -
Wireless
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) HP
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (55.00%) VBScript
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (50.00%) SCCM
5 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (50.00%) Dell
5 10 (50.00%) DNS
5 10 (50.00%) LAN
5 10 (50.00%) DHCP
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) IIS
5 10 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (45.00%) EPoS
7 6 (30.00%) Retail
7 6 (30.00%) Sun
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (15.00%) Sophos
10 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (15.00%) Veeam
10 3 (15.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) VMware

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 10 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
1 10 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Local Government
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Server Migration Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Call Centre Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) EPoS
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Chat Support
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (55.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Dell
4 6 (30.00%) Sun
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (15.00%) Sophos
7 3 (15.00%) Veeam
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Meraki
9 1 (5.00%) Fortinet