Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 120 143
Rank change year-on-year +55 +23 -28
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 19 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 1.22% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 5.09% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 15
Median daily rate £175 £480 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.54% +60.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £114 £315 £110
90th Percentile £226 £500 £465
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £411
% change year-on-year -13.33% -8.81% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.81 £51.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.69% +7.89% +82.69%
10th Percentile £18.85 £44.63 £43.75
90th Percentile £52.80 £56.88 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +61.76%

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 137 373 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.97% 15.10% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 254 254
Median daily rate £350 £461 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.12% +6.96% +12.01%
10th Percentile £160 £263 £175
90th Percentile £575 £610 £600
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 12
Median hourly rate £46.50 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.71% -58.82% +117.95%
10th Percentile £17.33 £10.92 £15.75
90th Percentile £56.75 £52.50 £117.63
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +82.86% -30.01% +49.27%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireless in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireless in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Wireless in Surrey over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Surrey

Wireless
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 30 May 2020. 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
Shepperton - 3 £114 -
Reigate +19 2 £211 -53.06%
Epsom -2 2 - -
Guildford +14 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 - -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Apple
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (25.00%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) 5G
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) LTE
5 1 (8.33%) Skype
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Firebug
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) GraphQL
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) React
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Apple
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle