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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 147 176 166
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 44 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 3.67% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 13
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £261 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £889
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.65%
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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
668 708 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.18% 11.77% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 456 529
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 46
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 66 (70.97%) Cisco
2 37 (39.78%) LAN
3 32 (34.41%) Windows
4 29 (31.18%) Firewall
5 26 (27.96%) VPN
6 24 (25.81%) WAN
7 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (21.51%) Juniper
9 18 (19.35%) Finance
9 18 (19.35%) Banking
10 17 (18.28%) DHCP
10 17 (18.28%) MS Office
11 16 (17.20%) DNS
11 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
12 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 15 (16.13%) Internet
13 14 (15.05%) BGP
13 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
14 13 (13.98%) Blackberry
14 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
14 13 (13.98%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (13.98%) Network Security
14 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (12.90%) Incident Management
15 12 (12.90%) WLAN
16 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
16 11 (11.83%) CCNP
16 11 (11.83%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (10.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (8.60%) Lync
3 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Office
2 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) LAN
2 29 (31.18%) Firewall
3 26 (27.96%) VPN
4 24 (25.81%) WAN
5 17 (18.28%) DHCP
6 16 (17.20%) DNS
7 15 (16.13%) Internet
8 14 (15.05%) BGP
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (13.98%) Network Security
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (12.90%) WLAN
11 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.83%) IP Telephony
12 10 (10.75%) VoIP
12 10 (10.75%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (10.75%) OSPF
13 7 (7.53%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (7.53%) SAN
14 6 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
1 18 (19.35%) Banking
2 8 (8.60%) Financial Institution
2 8 (8.60%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Blackberry
1 13 (13.98%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (9.68%) Handset
3 8 (8.60%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) SecurID
5 2 (2.15%) IVR
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.08%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.60%) Linux
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) UNIX
6 2 (2.15%) Solaris
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Incident Management
2 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 9 (9.68%) Project Management
4 8 (8.60%) Software Deployment
5 6 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.38%) Service Management
7 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.30%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.23%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) BCP
9 2 (2.15%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.83%) CCNP
3 9 (9.68%) CCNA
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.45%) A+ Certification
4 6 (6.45%) CCIE
5 5 (5.38%) Degree
6 3 (3.23%) MCITP
6 3 (3.23%) MCP
6 3 (3.23%) CCDP
7 2 (2.15%) MCSE
7 2 (2.15%) MCSA
7 2 (2.15%) CCENT
7 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) MCDST
8 1 (1.08%) CCSE
8 1 (1.08%) MOS
8 1 (1.08%) CEH
8 1 (1.08%) MCTS
8 1 (1.08%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) UAG
3 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) XenServer
3 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.23%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (70.97%) Cisco
2 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (21.51%) Juniper
4 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.75%) HP
6 8 (8.60%) Altiris
6 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.53%) F5
8 6 (6.45%) Remedy
9 5 (5.38%) VMware
9 5 (5.38%) Citrix
10 4 (4.30%) Aruba
11 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.23%) McAfee
11 3 (3.23%) Apple
12 2 (2.15%) Intel
12 2 (2.15%) Avaya
12 2 (2.15%) NetApp
12 2 (2.15%) Nokia
12 2 (2.15%) Oracle
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