The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Cabling
Rank 188 214 218
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.80% +69.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £295 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £390 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £173 £314 £105
% change year-on-year
-45.01% +198.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-19.13% -27.60%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
716 796 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 11.23% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 529 651
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Structured Cabling
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix