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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Cabling
Rank 182 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.016% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£464 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.58% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £125
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +180.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -19.04%
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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
757 749 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 11.62% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 520 613
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 42
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.65 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.41 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 20 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) NetWare
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) CyberTech
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint