Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 151 145
Rank change year-on-year -31 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 48 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 5.65% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 47
South West median daily rate £388 £273 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.20% -0.91% -21.43%
10th Percentile £186 £158 £106
90th Percentile £455 £375 £480
England median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £39.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +39.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £22.18 £34.75 £15.80
90th Percentile £126.73 £43.60 £38.80
England median hourly rate £26.25 £40.00 £19.19
% change year-on-year -34.38% +108.47% -48.83%

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 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 959 779 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.93% 15.05% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 470 424
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -
10th Percentile £150 £175 £152
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 67
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -29.87% -
10th Percentile £13.90 £15.00 £12.55
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.50 £77.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -2.27%

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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 February 2019.

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -10 17 £419 +28.85% 16
Wiltshire -29 14 £380 -
Dorset +10 9 £215 -21.10% 8
Devon -2 4 - - 5
Somerset +3 3 £386 +93.13% 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 (60.42%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) OSPF
2 18 (37.50%) BGP
3 17 (35.42%) Juniper
4 16 (33.33%) F5
5 15 (31.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 14 (29.17%) Aerohive Networks
6 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (25.00%) LAN
8 12 (25.00%) Firewall
9 11 (22.92%) Windows
10 10 (20.83%) WAN
11 9 (18.75%) VPN
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 8 (16.67%) VMware
12 8 (16.67%) Service Design
13 7 (14.58%) MPLS
13 7 (14.58%) Migration
13 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (14.58%) CCNP
14 6 (12.50%) SLA
14 6 (12.50%) Service Management
14 6 (12.50%) IPsec
14 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (12.50%) Aruba
15 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
15 5 (10.42%) FCoE
15 5 (10.42%) 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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) BGP
1 18 (37.50%) OSPF
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco Wireless
3 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 12 (25.00%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) WAN
6 9 (18.75%) VPN
7 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.58%) MPLS
8 6 (12.50%) IPsec
9 5 (10.42%) EIGRP
9 5 (10.42%) FCoE
9 5 (10.42%) Internet
9 5 (10.42%) iSCSI
9 5 (10.42%) SSL
9 5 (10.42%) VoIP
9 5 (10.42%) VPLS
9 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) MMIC
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Service Design
2 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C
1 2 (4.17%) Python
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.58%) CCNP
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.08%) HND
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 17 (35.42%) Juniper
3 16 (33.33%) F5
4 14 (29.17%) Aerohive Networks
5 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.67%) VMware
6 6 (12.50%) Aruba
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.25%) Meraki
8 3 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.08%) Avaya
10 1 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.08%) HP
10 1 (2.08%) Linksys
10 1 (2.08%) NetApp
10 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.08%) Ubiquiti