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 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 138 121
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 110 147 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.67% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 8.61% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 78
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £311
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Median hourly rate £11.79 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.25% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.89 £49.90 £37.50
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1342 1708 1813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.22% 19.37% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 947 891
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 119 123
Median hourly rate £22.75 £36.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.80% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the South East

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in the South East

Wireless
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 3 months to 26 June 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
Hampshire +22 63 £381 +1.66% 7
Kent +11 16 £373 +49.00% 1
Berkshire -4 14 £525 +40.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -23 9 £463 -2.32% 4
Surrey -3 6 £381 +11.31% 5
West Sussex +12 4 £200 -42.85% 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 £135 -55.00% 1
Wireless
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 120 (52.40%) Cisco
2 100 (43.67%) Firewall
3 97 (42.36%) Security Cleared
4 95 (41.48%) LAN
5 94 (41.05%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (38.86%) WAN
7 81 (35.37%) SC Cleared
8 73 (31.88%) CCNP
9 70 (30.57%) Telecoms
10 67 (29.26%) ITIL
11 65 (28.38%) HP
12 59 (25.76%) CheckPoint
13 42 (18.34%) Degree
14 41 (17.90%) Network Design
15 40 (17.47%) Riverbed
16 38 (16.59%) F5
16 38 (16.59%) Juniper
16 38 (16.59%) VPN
17 37 (16.16%) ITSM
18 36 (15.72%) Windows
18 36 (15.72%) CCNA
18 36 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
19 34 (14.85%) Service Management
20 31 (13.54%) CCIE
20 31 (13.54%) Microsoft
20 31 (13.54%) Fortinet
20 31 (13.54%) Aruba
20 31 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
21 29 (12.66%) DNS
21 29 (12.66%) FortiGate

Wireless
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 4 (1.75%) IIS
1 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) assyst
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) G Suite
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (43.67%) Firewall
2 95 (41.48%) LAN
3 89 (38.86%) WAN
4 38 (16.59%) VPN
5 36 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (12.66%) DNS
7 29 (12.66%) Network Security
8 27 (11.79%) BIG-IP
9 24 (10.48%) TCP/IP
10 22 (9.61%) LTE
11 21 (9.17%) BGP
11 21 (9.17%) VoIP
12 19 (8.30%) DHCP
12 19 (8.30%) WLAN
13 18 (7.86%) IP Telephony
14 17 (7.42%) 4G
15 16 (6.99%) MPLS
16 15 (6.55%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (6.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (30.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.49%) Finance
3 5 (2.18%) Electronics
4 3 (1.31%) Marketing
4 3 (1.31%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Automotive
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) French Language
5 1 (0.44%) German Language
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (27.07%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.10%) Analyst
3 19 (8.30%) Architect
4 17 (7.42%) Network Architect
5 14 (6.11%) Consultant
5 14 (6.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 11 (4.80%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.37%) Cabling Engineer
7 10 (4.37%) Telecoms Engineer
7 10 (4.37%) Wireless Engineer
8 9 (3.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (3.93%) IT Analyst
8 9 (3.93%) IT Engineer
8 9 (3.93%) Network Consultant
8 9 (3.93%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.49%) Design Engineer
9 8 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.49%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (3.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.06%) 802.1X
1 7 (3.06%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.18%) .NET
3 2 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) SAML
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.44%) WAP
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) WSDL
4 1 (0.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.17%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.49%) Handset
5 7 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.18%) CESG
6 5 (2.18%) NHS
6 5 (2.18%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.31%) BYOD
8 3 (1.31%) PKI
9 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.87%) iPad
9 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.44%) CMDB
10 1 (0.44%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.72%) Windows
2 19 (8.30%) Linux
3 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.18%) Android
5 3 (1.31%) Unix
5 3 (1.31%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.31%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
7 1 (0.44%) VyOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.26%) ITIL
2 41 (17.90%) Network Design
3 37 (16.16%) ITSM
4 34 (14.85%) Service Management
5 17 (7.42%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.55%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (6.11%) Change Management
8 12 (5.24%) Load Balancing
8 12 (5.24%) Test Automation
9 11 (4.80%) Test Planning
10 10 (4.37%) High Availability
10 10 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.93%) Analytics
11 9 (3.93%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (3.93%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.93%) Project Management
11 9 (3.93%) Regression Testing
11 9 (3.93%) Test Management
11 9 (3.93%) Validation
11 9 (3.93%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.06%) C
2 4 (1.75%) Python
3 3 (1.31%) PHP
4 2 (0.87%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) Java
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (42.36%) Security Cleared
2 94 (41.05%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (35.37%) SC Cleared
4 73 (31.88%) CCNP
5 42 (18.34%) Degree
6 36 (15.72%) CCNA
7 31 (13.54%) CCIE
8 26 (11.35%) CCDP
8 26 (11.35%) CCIP
8 26 (11.35%) CCSA
8 26 (11.35%) CCSE
9 25 (10.92%) JNCIA
9 25 (10.92%) JNCIE
10 21 (9.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (9.17%) HP ASE
10 21 (9.17%) HP MASE
11 15 (6.55%) DV Cleared
12 11 (4.80%) CISSP
13 9 (3.93%) ISTQB
13 9 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.18%) PMO
2 5 (2.18%) QA
2 5 (2.18%) RMADS
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (12.66%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.37%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.62%) OVSD
3 6 (2.62%) SCCM
4 3 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.87%) Netcool
5 2 (0.87%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.44%) Nessus
6 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (52.40%) Cisco
2 65 (28.38%) HP
3 59 (25.76%) CheckPoint
4 40 (17.47%) Riverbed
5 38 (16.59%) F5
5 38 (16.59%) Juniper
6 31 (13.54%) Aruba
6 31 (13.54%) Fortinet
6 31 (13.54%) Microsoft
7 22 (9.61%) Palo Alto
8 16 (6.99%) VMware
9 11 (4.80%) Citrix
9 11 (4.80%) Dell
10 8 (3.49%) Mitel
11 7 (3.06%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (3.06%) Motorola
12 6 (2.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (2.62%) Brocade
12 6 (2.62%) McAfee
13 5 (2.18%) SolarWinds
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