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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 156 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 40 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 4.70% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £217 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -
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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
799 873 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.86% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 585 640
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 44
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 54 (71.05%) Cisco
2 37 (48.68%) Firewall
3 34 (44.74%) LAN
4 29 (38.16%) Network Security
5 27 (35.53%) WAN
6 26 (34.21%) VPN
6 26 (34.21%) Juniper
7 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (25.00%) SSL
9 18 (23.68%) CCNP
9 18 (23.68%) F5
10 16 (21.05%) Business Continuity
10 16 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (19.74%) Business Continuity Planning
11 15 (19.74%) Security Architecture
11 15 (19.74%) BCP
12 12 (15.79%) WLAN
13 11 (14.47%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (13.16%) CheckPoint
14 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
14 10 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (11.84%) Windows
16 8 (10.53%) DNS
16 8 (10.53%) CCIE
16 8 (10.53%) HP
16 8 (10.53%) Internet
16 8 (10.53%) Blue Coat
16 8 (10.53%) Aruba
17 7 (9.21%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) Firewall
2 34 (44.74%) LAN
3 29 (38.16%) Network Security
4 27 (35.53%) WAN
5 26 (34.21%) VPN
6 19 (25.00%) SSL
7 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (15.79%) WLAN
9 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
9 10 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (10.53%) DNS
10 8 (10.53%) Internet
11 7 (9.21%) DHCP
11 7 (9.21%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (7.89%) VoIP
12 6 (7.89%) EIGRP
13 5 (6.58%) BGP
13 5 (6.58%) SAN
13 5 (6.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) DB2
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Security Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Network Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Project Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Network Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) SecurID
2 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.63%) CCTV
2 2 (2.63%) iPhone
2 2 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.32%) Statistics
3 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) FMCG
3 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
5 2 (2.63%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) UNIX
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Business Continuity
1 16 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (19.74%) Security Architecture
2 15 (19.74%) Business Continuity Planning
2 15 (19.74%) BCP
3 11 (14.47%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (9.21%) ITIL
5 5 (6.58%) Network Management
6 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) C
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.68%) CCNP
3 8 (10.53%) CCIE
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
5 3 (3.95%) CCDP
5 3 (3.95%) CCVP
5 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) CISM
6 2 (2.63%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) CISSP
6 2 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (1.32%) CCSP
7 1 (1.32%) CISA
7 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) CCSA
7 1 (1.32%) CCSE
7 1 (1.32%) CEH
7 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.32%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.58%) vSphere
2 2 (2.63%) UAG
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) OpenView
3 1 (1.32%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 54 (71.05%) Cisco
2 26 (34.21%) Juniper
3 18 (23.68%) F5
4 10 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.53%) Aruba
5 8 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 8 (10.53%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.58%) Websense
7 5 (6.58%) VMware
7 5 (6.58%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (5.26%) Apple
9 3 (3.95%) Mitel
9 3 (3.95%) Speakerbus
10 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.63%) Proofpoint
10 2 (2.63%) McAfee
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
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