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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.57% 2.31% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 9.57% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Median daily rate £513 £418 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.75% +36.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £495 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +2.89%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 209 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.22% 24.16% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Reading

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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 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) ICMP
6 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) ITSM
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) OVSD
6 4 (28.57%) Network Design
6 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared

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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) ICMP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) LTE
4 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPLS
5 1 (7.14%) WAAS
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
1 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (7.14%) WFM
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) CCDA
7 1 (7.14%) CCVP
7 1 (7.14%) MCSE
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) OVSD
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Nortel
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos