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 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 85 128
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 38 57 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.39% 1.90% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 10.90% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 9
Median daily rate £351 £373 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.70% +26.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £229 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £628 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.93% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -11.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.50 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.55 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 433 523 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.81% 17.46% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 1176 579
Median daily rate £370 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 94 56
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Wireless
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

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the South West

Wireless
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

Wireless
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 3 months to 28 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
Bristol -11 18 £294 -46.54% 4
Devon -13 5 - -
Dorset +13 4 £450 - 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £383 +2.00% 4
Somerset -6 3 £375 +20.96% 3
Cornwall -7 3 £338 +56.97%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £154 -54.44%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 58 (62.37%) Cisco
2 37 (39.78%) Firewall
3 35 (37.63%) WAN
4 33 (35.48%) LAN
4 33 (35.48%) VPN
5 30 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (26.88%) DNS
7 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
7 20 (21.51%) Data Centre
8 19 (20.43%) CCNA
8 19 (20.43%) Windows
8 19 (20.43%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (18.28%) Load Balancing
10 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
11 16 (17.20%) Juniper
12 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
12 15 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
13 14 (15.05%) BGP
13 14 (15.05%) Finance
14 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
14 13 (13.98%) OSPF
14 13 (13.98%) Citrix
14 13 (13.98%) HP
14 13 (13.98%) ITIL
14 13 (13.98%) Network Management
14 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
15 12 (12.90%) CCNP
15 12 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
15 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management

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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 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) Firewall
2 35 (37.63%) WAN
3 33 (35.48%) LAN
3 33 (35.48%) VPN
4 25 (26.88%) DNS
5 19 (20.43%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
8 14 (15.05%) BGP
9 13 (13.98%) OSPF
10 11 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (10.75%) Broadband
11 10 (10.75%) DHCP
11 10 (10.75%) Internet
11 10 (10.75%) MPLS
11 10 (10.75%) Network Security
12 9 (9.68%) NetScaler
12 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.68%) Unified Communications
13 8 (8.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Avionics
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) German Language
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Design Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) RF Design Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) RF Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Wireless Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Wireless Product Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Network Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) WAP
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) CESG
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.53%) Mac OS X
3 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.30%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Vista
4 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.23%) Android
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Load Balancing
2 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.98%) ITIL
3 13 (13.98%) Network Management
4 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.60%) SIEM
6 5 (5.38%) Data Encryption
6 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.38%) Information Security
6 5 (5.38%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.38%) ISMS
6 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.38%) Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (5.38%) Security Architecture
6 5 (5.38%) Security Management
6 5 (5.38%) Time Management
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.43%) CCNA
3 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.90%) CCNP
5 11 (11.83%) APMP
6 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.53%) DBS Check
9 5 (5.38%) SANS
10 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.15%) CCENT
11 2 (2.15%) CWNA
11 2 (2.15%) Degree
11 2 (2.15%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
12 1 (1.08%) CCDP
12 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (8.60%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.15%) Netcool
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Cisco
2 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.20%) Juniper
4 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
4 13 (13.98%) Citrix
4 13 (13.98%) HP
5 11 (11.83%) Apple
6 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.53%) CA
7 7 (7.53%) IBM
7 7 (7.53%) IronPort
7 7 (7.53%) VMware
8 6 (6.45%) Nokia
9 5 (5.38%) Aruba
9 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.38%) Dell
9 5 (5.38%) McAfee
9 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.30%) F5
10 4 (4.30%) Infoblox
Somerset
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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