Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 79 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.09% 1.77% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 10.46% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 9
Wales median daily rate £345 £396 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.93% +21.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £276 £250
90th Percentile £424 £648 £370
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £348
% change year-on-year -4.11% +5.04% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Wales median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.12% +70.83%
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +13.08% +62.50%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 182 239 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.24% 16.90% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 153 195
Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +16.79% -8.67%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £216
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.28%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
South Wales +2 11 £348 -9.45%
North Wales - 2 £238 -
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Human Factors
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) PABX
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Human Factors
1 3 (23.08%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
2 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Power Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) 3Com
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) VMware