The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 151 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 41 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.73% 3.64% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 17
Average daily rate
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£335 £368 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +76.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £163 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £477 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £160.00 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+573.68% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
716 796 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 11.23% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 529 651
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Wireless
London

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 36 (50.00%) LAN
3 31 (43.06%) WAN
3 31 (43.06%) Firewall
4 25 (34.72%) Network Security
5 22 (30.56%) VPN
5 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (30.56%) Juniper
6 18 (25.00%) SSL
6 18 (25.00%) CCNP
7 16 (22.22%) F5
8 14 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 14 (19.44%) Business Continuity
9 13 (18.06%) BCP
9 13 (18.06%) Security Architecture
9 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity Planning
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (13.89%) DNS
12 9 (12.50%) CCIE
12 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
12 9 (12.50%) VoIP
12 9 (12.50%) WLAN
12 9 (12.50%) Windows
12 9 (12.50%) Internet
12 9 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (11.11%) Blue Coat
13 8 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (11.11%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.00%) LAN
2 31 (43.06%) WAN
2 31 (43.06%) Firewall
3 25 (34.72%) Network Security
4 22 (30.56%) VPN
5 18 (25.00%) SSL
6 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
7 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (13.89%) DNS
9 9 (12.50%) VoIP
9 9 (12.50%) WLAN
9 9 (12.50%) Internet
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (11.11%) DHCP
11 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
12 6 (8.33%) VLAN
12 6 (8.33%) OSPF
12 6 (8.33%) BGP
13 5 (6.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) GDB
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Network Engineer
1 17 (23.61%) Security Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Project Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Network Administrator
9 2 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) SecurID
1 2 (2.78%) iPad
1 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (2.78%) iPhone
1 2 (2.78%) Clustering
1 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.39%) Replication
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.39%) FMCG
2 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.39%) Statistics
2 1 (1.39%) PKI
2 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.39%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (19.44%) Business Continuity
2 13 (18.06%) BCP
2 13 (18.06%) Security Architecture
2 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (8.33%) ITIL
5 5 (6.94%) Network Management
6 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) C
1 2 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCNP
3 9 (12.50%) CCIE
4 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
5 3 (4.17%) CCVP
5 3 (4.17%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) CISM
6 2 (2.78%) CCDA
6 2 (2.78%) CCDP
6 2 (2.78%) CISSP
7 1 (1.39%) CCIP
7 1 (1.39%) CCSP
7 1 (1.39%) CISA
7 1 (1.39%) CCSA
7 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) ISACA
7 1 (1.39%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) JTAG
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) vSphere
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.39%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 22 (30.56%) Juniper
3 16 (22.22%) F5
4 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 8 (11.11%) HP
6 7 (9.72%) Aruba
7 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.94%) Websense
8 5 (6.94%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (5.56%) VMware
9 4 (5.56%) Apple
10 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.17%) Mitel
10 3 (4.17%) Speakerbus
11 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.78%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.78%) McAfee
11 2 (2.78%) Nortel
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Rate: £410 - £475 per day + competitive
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 23 days ago