The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 26 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.43% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 2.94% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £311
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +2.14%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 34 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 19.52% 14.11% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 16
Median daily rate £375 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £325 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.39% +7.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £20.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Somerset

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Broadband
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Installation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
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