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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 161 163 166
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 5.39% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 25
Median daily rate £475 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
541 723 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 13.45% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 530 515
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 26 (63.41%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 19 (46.34%) WAN
4 17 (41.46%) LAN
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (34.15%) DNS
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 12 (29.27%) Network Security
8 11 (26.83%) Aruba
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (26.83%) CCNP
9 10 (24.39%) Juniper
9 10 (24.39%) DHCP
9 10 (24.39%) Change Management
9 10 (24.39%) F5
9 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
9 10 (24.39%) Network Design
9 10 (24.39%) Palo Alto
9 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.95%) Riverbed
10 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
11 8 (19.51%) VPN
11 8 (19.51%) VoIP
11 8 (19.51%) Banking
12 7 (17.07%) MPLS
12 7 (17.07%) Project Management
12 7 (17.07%) Internet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) WAN
3 17 (41.46%) LAN
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
5 14 (34.15%) DNS
6 12 (29.27%) Network Security
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (24.39%) DHCP
9 8 (19.51%) VoIP
9 8 (19.51%) VPN
10 7 (17.07%) BIG-IP
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (17.07%) Internet
10 7 (17.07%) MPLS
11 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (14.63%) WAAS
11 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Gradle
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Network Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.44%) Java Concurrency
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) Equities
3 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.44%) SCADA
4 1 (2.44%) Telematics
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
2 10 (24.39%) Network Design
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Network Management
6 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Information Management
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security
8 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.88%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) CCIE
3 6 (14.63%) CCNA
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCDP
5 2 (4.88%) MAPM
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CCSE
6 1 (2.44%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) GIAC
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) MCTS
6 1 (2.44%) MOS
6 1 (2.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
1 1 (2.44%) EnCase
1 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) Aruba
3 10 (24.39%) F5
3 10 (24.39%) Juniper
3 10 (24.39%) Palo Alto
3 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.95%) Riverbed
5 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
6 6 (14.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (14.63%) FireEye
6 6 (14.63%) TippingPoint
6 6 (14.63%) Tufin
7 5 (12.20%) LogLogic
7 5 (12.20%) Radianz
8 4 (9.76%) VMware
9 3 (7.32%) Avaya
9 3 (7.32%) HP
9 3 (7.32%) NICE Systems
10 2 (4.88%) Dell