The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.52% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.94% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -33.21% +20.58%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26 34 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 15.29% 17.53% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 7
Median daily rate £275 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Suffolk

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Suffolk

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Suffolk

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (50.00%) CCA
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCA
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware