Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 68 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 10 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 1.79% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 9.57% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 8
South Wales median daily rate £345 £384 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.10% +13.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £199 £278 £250
90th Percentile £443 £434 £371
Wales median daily rate £345 £396 £338
% change year-on-year -12.93% +17.41% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.12% +70.83%
Wales median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +95.12% +70.83%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 154 209 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.35% 18.74% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 141 176
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +22.14% -12.67%
10th Percentile £153 £206 £216
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.75 £11.03
90th Percentile £35.69 £77.50 £27.80
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.28%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in South Wales

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in South Wales

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in South Wales

Wireless
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 6 months to 20 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
Cardiff -8 6 £250 -27.27% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Caerphilly - 1 £510 -
Wireless
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi

Wireless
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) PABX
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (30.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Power Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware