Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 18 September 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 118 106
Rank change year-on-year -27 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 21 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.63% 0.69% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 5.08% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 18
Surrey median daily rate £370 £405 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.64% +70.53% -25.78%
10th Percentile £274 £290 £137
90th Percentile £505 £538 £388
South East median daily rate £411 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.33% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £43.75 - £24.50
90th Percentile £51.25 - £48.50
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £22.45 £33.75
% change year-on-year +10.24% -33.48% -3.57%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 430 354 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.96% 13.60% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 220 306
Surrey median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £126 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 30
Surrey median hourly rate £23.75 £18.31 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -54.22% +150.00%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.95 £12.09
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +11.11%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Reigate - 4 - - 1
Guildford -19 3 £350 - 4
Staines - 3 £390 - 1
Camberley -4 1 - - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £450 - 3
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) CCNA
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) SLA
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
6 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
6 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (19.05%) Aruba
7 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) ADSL
7 4 (19.05%) BMC
7 4 (19.05%) Process Management
7 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) MPLS
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) HP

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) BGP
4 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
4 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) OSPF
4 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
5 4 (19.05%) ADSL
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) 3GPP
6 3 (14.29%) 5G
6 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
7 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Protocol Stack Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) ASIC
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Process Management
3 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Presales
5 1 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Server Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Software Optimisation
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNA
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE Data Center
4 2 (9.52%) PhD
5 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
3 4 (19.05%) Aruba
3 4 (19.05%) BMC
3 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.76%) Virgin Media