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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 125 159 180
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 29 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.71% 4.99% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 20
Average daily rate £413 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £186 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
432 742 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 541 516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.96 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 39 (81.25%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) WAN
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (37.50%) CCNP
5 17 (35.42%) LAN
5 17 (35.42%) ITIL
6 14 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (29.17%) Cisco Wireless
7 12 (25.00%) MPLS
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco ISE
9 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 10 (20.83%) Palo Alto
9 10 (20.83%) OSPF
9 10 (20.83%) BGP
9 10 (20.83%) Network Design
10 9 (18.75%) Riverbed
10 9 (18.75%) VPN
10 9 (18.75%) DNS
11 8 (16.67%) VoIP
11 8 (16.67%) ISDN
11 8 (16.67%) CCIE
11 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 8 (16.67%) Internet
11 8 (16.67%) 802.1X
11 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (14.58%) EIGRP
12 7 (14.58%) Change Management
12 7 (14.58%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
1 24 (50.00%) WAN
2 17 (35.42%) LAN
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco Wireless
4 12 (25.00%) MPLS
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (20.83%) BGP
6 10 (20.83%) OSPF
7 9 (18.75%) DNS
7 9 (18.75%) VPN
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (16.67%) Internet
8 8 (16.67%) ISDN
8 8 (16.67%) VoIP
9 7 (14.58%) EIGRP
9 7 (14.58%) Network Security
10 6 (12.50%) IP Telephony
10 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Gradle
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Thrift
2 1 (2.08%) iOS SDK
2 1 (2.08%) Java Concurrency
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (6.25%) SCADA
4 3 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) iPhone
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Telematics
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Network Design
3 7 (14.58%) Change Management
4 6 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.25%) Network Management
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Information Management
8 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
1 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (37.50%) CCNP
3 8 (16.67%) CCIE
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (6.25%) CCDP
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) CCVP
6 2 (4.17%) CISM
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.17%) MAPM
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CFA
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.08%) Control-M
4 1 (2.08%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) Opsview
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Cisco
2 10 (20.83%) Palo Alto
3 9 (18.75%) Riverbed
4 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.58%) Juniper
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.42%) VMware
7 4 (8.33%) Avaya
7 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.25%) Aruba
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) Nortel
8 3 (6.25%) Polycom
8 3 (6.25%) Tandberg
9 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix
9 2 (4.17%) Nokia