Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 April 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 81 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 11 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.85% 1.22% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 4.90% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 29
Reading median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +39.23%
10th Percentile £172 £206 £258
90th Percentile £535 £538 £476
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +42.31% -7.14% +21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £102.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -46.34% +173.33%
10th Percentile £29.00 £55.00 £52.25
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £166.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -22.73% +25.71% +21.53%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 229 347 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.71% 24.95% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 160 280
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £255
90th Percentile £575 £539 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 28
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% +46.67% +92.31%
10th Percentile £13.90 £19.05 £14.35
90th Percentile £40.20 £57.13 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year +27.78% -60.58% -4.20%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Reading

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Reading

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Reading over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Reading

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Presales
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) AirMagnet
4 2 (18.18%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) 2G
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) CWNA

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (18.18%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) 2G
4 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
4 1 (9.09%) 4G
4 1 (9.09%) GSM
4 1 (9.09%) OFDM
4 1 (9.09%) UMTS
4 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
4 1 (9.09%) WiMAX
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
1 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (9.09%) CWNA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) AirMagnet
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) BT
4 1 (9.09%) Huawei