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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Cabling
Rank 209 195 219
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.22% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £125 £275
% change year-on-year
+180.00% -54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +138.09%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
743 891 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.51% 14.30% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 603 727
Average daily rate £395 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £49.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Structured Cabling
London

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 18 April 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 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago