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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 162 168 184
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 30 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 4.81% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £202 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -34.28%
Wireless
London

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
704 686 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.48% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 503 564
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 36 (48.65%) LAN
3 35 (47.30%) VPN
4 30 (40.54%) Firewall
5 29 (39.19%) Windows
6 27 (36.49%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
7 17 (22.97%) WAN
8 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 16 (21.62%) ITIL
9 14 (18.92%) Juniper
9 14 (18.92%) CCNP
9 14 (18.92%) Incident Management
9 14 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (16.22%) F5
10 12 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (16.22%) IP Telephony
10 12 (16.22%) Finance
10 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.86%) SLA
11 11 (14.86%) DNS
11 11 (14.86%) Banking
11 11 (14.86%) Blue Coat
11 11 (14.86%) Lync
11 11 (14.86%) SolarWinds
11 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
12 10 (13.51%) Aruba
12 10 (13.51%) ProxySG

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.86%) Lync
2 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) LAN
2 35 (47.30%) VPN
3 30 (40.54%) Firewall
4 17 (22.97%) WAN
5 14 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (16.22%) IP Telephony
7 11 (14.86%) DNS
8 10 (13.51%) Network Security
8 10 (13.51%) DHCP
8 10 (13.51%) MPLS
8 10 (13.51%) OSPF
9 9 (12.16%) VoIP
9 9 (12.16%) VLAN
9 9 (12.16%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (10.81%) SSL
10 8 (10.81%) SAN
11 7 (9.46%) WLAN
12 6 (8.11%) Internet
12 6 (8.11%) BGP
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Network Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Service Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.11%) Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XMPP
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) Handset
3 5 (6.76%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.70%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Android
6 2 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.16%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.81%) Project Management
5 6 (8.11%) Network Design
6 5 (6.76%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.05%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.05%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.70%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (2.70%) Migration
8 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.35%) People Management
9 1 (1.35%) Service Management
9 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.92%) CCNP
3 9 (12.16%) CCNA
4 7 (9.46%) A+ Certification
5 5 (6.76%) CCIE
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.05%) MCSE
6 3 (4.05%) MCP
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCDA
8 1 (1.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.35%) CCSE
8 1 (1.35%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
2 9 (12.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (12.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) ProxySG
3 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) XenServer
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.41%) OPNET
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) OpenView
4 2 (2.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.35%) Control-M
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.92%) Juniper
5 12 (16.22%) F5
6 11 (14.86%) Blue Coat
6 11 (14.86%) SolarWinds
7 10 (13.51%) Aruba
7 10 (13.51%) VMware
8 9 (12.16%) Remedy
8 9 (12.16%) HP
9 8 (10.81%) Nokia
10 7 (9.46%) Riverbed
11 5 (6.76%) Altiris
12 4 (5.41%) Avaya
13 3 (4.05%) Websense
13 3 (4.05%) Symantec
13 3 (4.05%) BT
13 3 (4.05%) Nortel
13 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
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