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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 166 159 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +34
Contract jobs citing Wireless 39 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 6.02% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 16
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -37.69%
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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
732 698 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.71% 11.95% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 496 551
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 July 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 2 July 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 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 39 (50.65%) Firewall
3 36 (46.75%) LAN
4 32 (41.56%) VPN
5 31 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (35.06%) Windows
7 26 (33.77%) CheckPoint
8 23 (29.87%) WAN
9 16 (20.78%) Blue Coat
9 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (19.48%) Nokia
10 15 (19.48%) VoIP
10 15 (19.48%) SAN
11 14 (18.18%) DNS
11 14 (18.18%) OSPF
11 14 (18.18%) ProxySG
11 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (16.88%) Finance
12 13 (16.88%) DHCP
12 13 (16.88%) CCNP
12 13 (16.88%) Juniper
12 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
12 13 (16.88%) ITIL
12 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
13 12 (15.58%) F5
13 12 (15.58%) MPLS
13 12 (15.58%) BIG-IP
14 11 (14.29%) CCNA
15 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
15 10 (12.99%) SolarWinds

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (7.79%) Lync
2 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.65%) Firewall
2 36 (46.75%) LAN
3 32 (41.56%) VPN
4 23 (29.87%) WAN
5 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (19.48%) VoIP
6 15 (19.48%) SAN
7 14 (18.18%) DNS
7 14 (18.18%) OSPF
7 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (16.88%) DHCP
9 12 (15.58%) MPLS
9 12 (15.58%) BIG-IP
10 9 (11.69%) BGP
11 8 (10.39%) VLAN
11 8 (10.39%) Network Security
12 7 (9.09%) IP Telephony
12 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.09%) SSL
12 7 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.48%) Architect
3 14 (18.18%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Network Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.19%) Network Support
8 4 (5.19%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Network Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Communications Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) XMPP
2 4 (5.19%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) iPhone
5 3 (3.90%) Handset
5 3 (3.90%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 2 (2.60%) iPad
7 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.90%) Solaris
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.60%) Android
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Network Design
2 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
2 9 (11.69%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Migration
6 3 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (3.90%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.90%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.60%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Open Source
7 2 (2.60%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.60%) SIEM
7 2 (2.60%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.88%) CCNP
3 11 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (6.49%) CCIE
5 4 (5.19%) CCSA
5 4 (5.19%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 3 (3.90%) CCSE
6 3 (3.90%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCDA
8 1 (1.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) ProxySG
2 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 2 (2.60%) Snort
4 2 (2.60%) Squid
5 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.19%) OPNET
2 4 (5.19%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.90%) Control-M
3 3 (3.90%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.60%) OpenView
4 2 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.60%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 26 (33.77%) CheckPoint
3 16 (20.78%) Blue Coat
4 15 (19.48%) Nokia
5 13 (16.88%) Juniper
6 12 (15.58%) F5
7 10 (12.99%) SolarWinds
7 10 (12.99%) Aruba
7 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.69%) HP
8 9 (11.69%) Avaya
8 9 (11.69%) VMware
9 8 (10.39%) Riverbed
9 8 (10.39%) Nortel
9 8 (10.39%) Symantec
10 6 (7.79%) Remedy
11 4 (5.19%) Google
11 4 (5.19%) Websense
12 3 (3.90%) BT
12 3 (3.90%) Brocade
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