Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 81 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.97% 1.00% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 3.80% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 17
Reading median daily rate £475 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% -3.16% -22.50%
10th Percentile £283 £256 £228
90th Percentile £535 £531 £443
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £374 £325
% change year-on-year +12.22% +15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +22.22% +16.88%
10th Percentile £29.00 £38.75 £21.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £153.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +11.11% +24.62%

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 238 368 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.26% 26.34% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 155 233
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £255 £214 £226
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.60% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 30
Reading median hourly rate £25.33 £41.25 £35.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.60% +15.21% +104.60%
10th Percentile £15.28 £13.13 £12.21
90th Percentile £46.98 £55.65 £70.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £20.56 £39.00
% change year-on-year -34.35% -47.28% +122.86%

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 21 January 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 21 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (41.67%) LTE
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) IPsec
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (16.67%) AirMagnet
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Presales
5 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 2 (16.67%) FMCG
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) HP

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 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) LTE
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) IPsec
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
4 1 (8.33%) Quagga
4 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C-shell
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (8.33%) Korn
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Openswan
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) AirMagnet
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (8.33%) Arista
5 1 (8.33%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Vyatta