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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 43 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.46% 3.02% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 15.45% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Median daily rate £345 £583 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.77% +63.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £348 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £645 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +2.89%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 110 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.12% 19.57% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 58
Median daily rate £288 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.34% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Wales

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 8 £348 -24.86% 2
North Wales - 1 £200 -
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (41.67%) Cisco
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (29.17%) Coaching
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) Bluetooth
3 7 (29.17%) Firmware
4 6 (25.00%) SLA
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) Android
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 4 (16.67%) Android Studio
6 4 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (16.67%) Android Development
7 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server

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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) Bluetooth
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.33%) ADSL
7 2 (8.33%) NAS
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) BGP
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.17%) FCoE
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Android Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Support
2 4 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) ASIC
1 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Coaching
2 4 (16.67%) Android Development
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Human Factors
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Power Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) CCDP
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) 3Com
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos