Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 129 167
Rank change year-on-year -9 +38 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 59 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.30% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 8.90% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 31
South West median daily rate £285 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.79% +5.38% -
10th Percentile £163 £122 £98
90th Percentile £475 £624 £475
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +100.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £23.60 £16.60
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.40 £43.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.33
% change year-on-year - +27.87% +46.64%

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 826 843 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.67% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 496 474
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £528 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 82 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.03 £13.58
90th Percentile £44.25 £47.40 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Bristol -20 22 £286 -47.95% 6
Gloucestershire +22 10 £195 -18.75% 1
Dorset +5 8 £450 +9.09% 1
Somerset -1 8 £256 -14.58%
Devon -9 7 - - 2
Cornwall - 2 £238 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £104 - 2
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 43 (72.88%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (38.98%) WAN
4 22 (37.29%) LAN
5 19 (32.20%) CCNA
5 19 (32.20%) Firewall
6 15 (25.42%) CCNP
6 15 (25.42%) ITIL
7 14 (23.73%) VPN
7 14 (23.73%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (22.03%) Cisco Wireless
9 11 (18.64%) Network Security
10 10 (16.95%) Broadband
11 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
11 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.25%) Network Design
12 8 (13.56%) Juniper
12 8 (13.56%) OSPF
12 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
13 7 (11.86%) APMP
13 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
13 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (11.86%) DHCP
13 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.86%) Finance
13 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.17%) DNS
14 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring

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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 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) WAN
2 22 (37.29%) LAN
3 19 (32.20%) Firewall
4 14 (23.73%) VPN
4 14 (23.73%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (22.03%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (18.64%) Network Security
7 10 (16.95%) Broadband
8 8 (13.56%) OSPF
9 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (11.86%) DHCP
10 6 (10.17%) DNS
10 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.17%) Unified Communications
11 5 (8.47%) IP Telephony
11 5 (8.47%) MPLS
12 4 (6.78%) BGP
12 4 (6.78%) HSRP
12 4 (6.78%) IPsec
12 4 (6.78%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Network Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Network Support
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Support
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Wireless Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.08%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Network Design
2 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.47%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Network Management
7 3 (5.08%) High Availability
7 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.39%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.69%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.69%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C
2 2 (3.39%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) C++
3 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNA
3 15 (25.42%) CCNP
4 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.86%) APMP
6 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (6.78%) CWNA
8 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.08%) JNCIE
8 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.08%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.39%) CCENT
10 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.69%) DCSE
10 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (72.88%) Cisco
2 8 (13.56%) Juniper
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Avaya
4 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.47%) Meraki
4 5 (8.47%) Remedy
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) Dell
6 3 (5.08%) F5
6 3 (5.08%) Nortel
6 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.39%) AirMagnet
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 2 (3.39%) NETGEAR
7 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.39%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow