Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 177 154
Rank change year-on-year -29 -23 +69
Contract jobs citing Wireless 175 222 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 1.33% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.96% 6.99% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 143 167
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £154 £174 £213
90th Percentile £500 £488 £438
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 33
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +43.75% -6.49%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.56 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £51.25 £42.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +50.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Hampshire +18 89 £388 +3.33% 4
Thames Valley -49 43 £388 -3.13% 10
Berkshire -7 34 £400 +12.28% 5
Surrey -19 19 £405 +131.43% 3
Kent -15 12 £375 +87.50%
West Sussex -8 11 £313 -15.54% 1
Buckinghamshire -48 7 £375 -16.67% 5
Oxfordshire +4 2 £135 -32.50%
East Sussex -4 1 £225 - 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 75 (42.86%) Cisco
2 61 (34.86%) LAN
3 58 (33.14%) Telecoms
4 56 (32.00%) Firewall
5 53 (30.29%) WAN
6 43 (24.57%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 41 (23.43%) ITIL
9 36 (20.57%) Data Centre
10 35 (20.00%) CCNP
11 33 (18.86%) SC Cleared
12 31 (17.71%) DNS
13 30 (17.14%) CheckPoint
14 29 (16.57%) VPN
15 27 (15.43%) HP
15 27 (15.43%) Windows
15 27 (15.43%) Linux
16 26 (14.86%) Degree
17 25 (14.29%) Network Security
17 25 (14.29%) DHCP
18 23 (13.14%) Juniper
18 23 (13.14%) LTE
19 20 (11.43%) CCNA
19 20 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
20 19 (10.86%) Migration
20 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
20 19 (10.86%) F5
21 18 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
22 17 (9.71%) Cisco Nexus

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (1.71%) CMS
1 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) RMDS
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Office 365
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (34.86%) LAN
2 56 (32.00%) Firewall
3 53 (30.29%) WAN
4 31 (17.71%) DNS
5 29 (16.57%) VPN
6 25 (14.29%) DHCP
6 25 (14.29%) Network Security
7 23 (13.14%) LTE
8 20 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (9.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (9.71%) Internet
11 16 (9.14%) BIG-IP
12 15 (8.57%) MPLS
12 15 (8.57%) SSL
13 14 (8.00%) 4G
14 13 (7.43%) BGP
14 13 (7.43%) VoIP
15 12 (6.86%) NetScaler
15 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.71%) GIS
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 58 (33.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.57%) Finance
3 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) French Language
4 2 (1.14%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (26.86%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.57%) Analyst
3 21 (12.00%) Architect
4 16 (9.14%) Network Architect
5 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 13 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (4.57%) Network Specialist
8 7 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 6 (3.43%) Cisco Specialist
9 6 (3.43%) IT Support
9 6 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Network Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.71%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.14%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.43%) NHS
3 10 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.71%) CMDB
7 3 (1.71%) Handset
7 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.14%) FMCG
8 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) iPhone
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 2 (1.14%) VHDL
9 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.43%) Linux
1 27 (15.43%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) CentOS
3 8 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.86%) Android
6 4 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Debian
9 1 (0.57%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.43%) ITIL
2 19 (10.86%) Migration
3 17 (9.71%) Project Management
4 15 (8.57%) ITSM
4 15 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.57%) Service Management
5 14 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (7.43%) Network Design
6 13 (7.43%) Test Planning
6 13 (7.43%) Validation
7 11 (6.29%) Regression Testing
7 11 (6.29%) Test Management
8 10 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (5.14%) Analytics
9 9 (5.14%) Email Filtering
9 9 (5.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (4.57%) Change Management
10 8 (4.57%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.00%) Python
2 4 (2.29%) C
2 4 (2.29%) Perl
3 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.14%) C++
3 2 (1.14%) C-shell
3 2 (1.14%) Korn
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (24.57%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 35 (20.00%) CCNP
4 33 (18.86%) SC Cleared
5 26 (14.86%) Degree
6 20 (11.43%) CCNA
7 15 (8.57%) CCIE
8 11 (6.29%) ISTQB
9 9 (5.14%) CCDP
9 9 (5.14%) CCIP
9 9 (5.14%) CCSA
9 9 (5.14%) CCSE
9 9 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (5.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (5.14%) JNCIA
10 8 (4.57%) HP ASE
10 8 (4.57%) JNCIE
11 7 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (4.00%) HP MASE
12 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.14%) PMO
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.71%) vSphere
4 2 (1.14%) Openswan
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) NFS
5 1 (0.57%) pfSense
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.14%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.86%) SCCM
4 4 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (42.86%) Cisco
2 30 (17.14%) CheckPoint
3 27 (15.43%) HP
4 23 (13.14%) Juniper
5 19 (10.86%) F5
5 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
6 16 (9.14%) Fortinet
7 15 (8.57%) Citrix
7 15 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 13 (7.43%) Dell
9 12 (6.86%) Aruba
9 12 (6.86%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (5.14%) SolarWinds
10 9 (5.14%) VMware
11 8 (4.57%) Motorola
12 7 (4.00%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.00%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (2.86%) Meraki
15 4 (2.29%) Arista