Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 71 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.22% 1.03% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 4.68% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 27
Reading median daily rate £420 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +46.09%
10th Percentile £178 £206 £255
90th Percentile £483 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £338
% change year-on-year - +25.93% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £38.75

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 275 278 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.67% 21.98% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 140 258
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £560 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.25% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.90 £10.65
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.76 £52.96
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +61.54% -20.00% -53.57%

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 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) Network Management
4 6 (33.33%) Use Case
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (27.78%) 3G
5 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) WLAN
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) LTE
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
6 4 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) MPLS
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) 3G
3 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) LTE
4 4 (22.22%) WLAN
5 3 (16.67%) SNMP
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) VoLTE
5 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) 4G
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.11%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) OSS Architect
2 6 (33.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless Architect
5 2 (11.11%) IT Architect
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) Spring Boot
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Microservices
4 4 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCDA
4 2 (11.11%) CCVP
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) PhD
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) CWNA
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Netcool
1 2 (11.11%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) TeMIP
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Nortel
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds