The table below looks at the statistics for Structured Cabling skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Structured Cabling over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Cabling
Rank 193 217 224
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.24% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £251 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.38% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £406 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £375 £125
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +200.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £13.67 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+159.69% -51.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
804 890 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.61% 12.37% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 590 696
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £232 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Structured Cabling
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Structured Cabling Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Structured Cabling
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Structured Cabling across the City of London region.

Structured Cabling Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Structured Cabling
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Structured Cabling across the City of London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Structured Cabling Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Structured Cabling
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling across the City of London region.

Structured Cabling Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Structured Cabling also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Structured Cabling.

1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) MS Project
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) AutoCAD
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) iPhone
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (11.11%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (11.11%) MSF
6 1 (11.11%) iPad
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Structured Cabling also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Structured Cabling. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Cabling Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) MSF
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) MOF
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) BICSI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco