The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 29 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.33% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 3.53% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £238 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £238 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -3.57% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -31.55% +17.64%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 32 85 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 9.30% 26.32% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 58 22
Median daily rate £253 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £350 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £369 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +71.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Swindon

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) F5

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Integration Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) F5