The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 61 47
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.48% 1.38% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 8.25% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £319 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -3.57% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £39.38 £32.75
% change year-on-year -30.46% +20.22%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 97 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.64% 16.75% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 70 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cardiff +19 5 £375 +25.00% 2
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Wireless
Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Firmware
3 7 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Coaching
4 6 (28.57%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) CCNP
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) CCIP
6 4 (19.05%) CCDP
6 4 (19.05%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) F5
6 4 (19.05%) Android Development
6 4 (19.05%) Android Studio
7 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (14.29%) NICE Systems
7 3 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) Bluetooth
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) ADSL
6 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) FCoE
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Android Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Android Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) ASIC
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (19.05%) Android Development
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Business Development
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCDP
2 4 (19.05%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (19.05%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) Genesys
3 3 (14.29%) NICE Systems
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) VMware