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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
South West / Somerset
Rank 33 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.44% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 10.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £205 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.92% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £325 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £325 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £39.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year -30.46% +15.80%  

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 20 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 19.71% 7.55% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 17
Median daily rate £225 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.76% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% -53.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 3 £205 -
Wireless
South West

Wireless
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Wireless
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto