Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 2018 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 151 132
Rank change year-on-year -28 -19 +38
Contract jobs citing Wireless 45 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 1.04% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.89% 7.07% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 53
South West median daily rate £370 £285 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.82% -20.83% +10.77%
10th Percentile £198 £163 £121
90th Percentile £496 £475 £624
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 13
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £30.95 £15.25 £23.60
90th Percentile £47.05 £42.00 £46.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% - +27.87%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 920 835 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.57% 14.79% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 505 484
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -4.11%
10th Percentile £188 £171 £163
90th Percentile £538 £534 £538
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 52 80
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -4.55% -16.72%
10th Percentile £16.98 £12.55 £12.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.45 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.56 £22.67
% change year-on-year +7.74% -18.11% +10.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Bristol -22 13 £356 +24.45% 14
Wiltshire -9 11 £380 +265.38% 11
Dorset +5 9 £215 -52.22% 9
Gloucestershire -15 4 £519 +166.03% 3
Devon -6 3 - - 1
Somerset -10 2 £300 +17.07% 2
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) OSPF
2 15 (33.33%) BGP
3 14 (31.11%) LAN
4 13 (28.89%) Juniper
5 12 (26.67%) WAN
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (24.44%) Firewall
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco Wireless
7 9 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) CCNP
7 9 (20.00%) VPN
7 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (17.78%) MPLS
8 8 (17.78%) SLA
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) VMware
8 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
9 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
9 7 (15.56%) F5
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (15.56%) Service Management
9 7 (15.56%) iSCSI
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (13.33%) VoIP
10 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.33%) FCoE
10 6 (13.33%) Meraki
11 5 (11.11%) DevOps

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) BGP
1 15 (33.33%) OSPF
2 14 (31.11%) LAN
3 12 (26.67%) WAN
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco Wireless
4 11 (24.44%) Firewall
5 9 (20.00%) VPN
6 8 (17.78%) MPLS
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (15.56%) iSCSI
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (13.33%) FCoE
8 6 (13.33%) VoIP
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 5 (11.11%) Internet
9 5 (11.11%) IPsec
9 5 (11.11%) SSL
9 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.11%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Check Point Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) MMIC
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Service Management
2 5 (11.11%) DevOps
2 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Service Design
3 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.67%) High Availability
4 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (4.44%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
1 4 (8.89%) C++
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.44%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCNP
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) CWNA
6 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.22%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) vCloud
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) Juniper
3 9 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.78%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
6 6 (13.33%) Meraki
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.44%) Aruba
9 2 (4.44%) Brocade
9 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
9 2 (4.44%) HP
9 2 (4.44%) McAfee
9 2 (4.44%) Sophos
10 1 (2.22%) BT
10 1 (2.22%) NetApp
10 1 (2.22%) Siemens
10 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard