The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
London / City of London
Rank 129 129 147
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 27 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.70% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 6.56% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 21
Median daily rate £375 £405 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £315 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
394 320 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.67% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 226 476
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Wireless
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 Wireless across the City of London region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Wireless
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 Wireless across the City of London region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 38 (74.51%) Cisco
2 34 (66.67%) Firewall
3 27 (52.94%) LAN
4 23 (45.10%) WAN
5 19 (37.25%) CheckPoint
6 18 (35.29%) Finance
7 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 15 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 14 (27.45%) Juniper
9 14 (27.45%) F5
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (25.49%) Riverbed
11 12 (23.53%) Palo Alto
11 12 (23.53%) Network Security
11 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (23.53%) VPN
12 11 (21.57%) WLAN
12 11 (21.57%) CCNP
12 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
12 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (19.61%) SolarWinds
13 10 (19.61%) Aruba
13 10 (19.61%) DNS
13 10 (19.61%) DHCP
13 10 (19.61%) Banking
13 10 (19.61%) Project Management
14 9 (17.65%) MPLS
14 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (17.65%) Internet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) G Suite
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) LAN
3 23 (45.10%) WAN
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (23.53%) Network Security
6 12 (23.53%) VPN
7 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 11 (21.57%) WLAN
8 10 (19.61%) DHCP
8 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 9 (17.65%) BIG-IP
9 9 (17.65%) Internet
9 9 (17.65%) MPLS
9 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (13.73%) BGP
11 7 (13.73%) OSPF
12 6 (11.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Network Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Network Communications Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.96%) WAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) CMDB
4 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) BYOD
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Equities
5 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Change Management
4 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 6 (11.76%) Network Design
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
3 4 (7.84%) CCIE
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) CCSA
4 3 (5.88%) CCSE
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) CCDP
6 1 (1.96%) CCSP
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) GIAC
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) OPNET
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.96%) Control-M
3 1 (1.96%) EnCase
3 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) CheckPoint
3 14 (27.45%) F5
3 14 (27.45%) Juniper
4 13 (25.49%) Riverbed
5 12 (23.53%) Palo Alto
6 10 (19.61%) Aruba
6 10 (19.61%) SolarWinds
7 9 (17.65%) Blue Coat
8 6 (11.76%) Citrix
8 6 (11.76%) Tufin
9 5 (9.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (9.80%) FireEye
9 5 (9.80%) TippingPoint
10 3 (5.88%) Brocade
10 3 (5.88%) LogLogic
10 3 (5.88%) Meraki
10 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.88%) Radianz
11 2 (3.92%) Nortel
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