Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +66
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.57% 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Somerset median daily rate £256 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.87% - -
South West median daily rate £285 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -20.83% +10.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £28.00 -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +100.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 70 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.73% 15.48% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 22
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £115 £241 £213
90th Percentile £512 £475 £400
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 6
Somerset median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -34.64% +73.86%
10th Percentile £19.80 £15.63 £24.05
90th Percentile £48.88 £42.50 £39.25
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 - -
Clevedon 0 1 £163 -43.48%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Wireless
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN

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 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Installation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow