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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 156 193 198
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 44 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 4.36% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% +31.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £209 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
- +7.71%
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 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
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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
794 871 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 581 644
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
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 £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 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 22 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 55 (70.51%) Cisco
2 37 (47.44%) Firewall
3 36 (46.15%) LAN
4 29 (37.18%) WAN
5 28 (35.90%) Network Security
6 26 (33.33%) VPN
6 26 (33.33%) Juniper
7 23 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (25.64%) SSL
9 19 (24.36%) CCNP
10 18 (23.08%) F5
11 16 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (20.51%) Business Continuity
12 15 (19.23%) BCP
12 15 (19.23%) Business Continuity Planning
12 15 (19.23%) Security Architecture
13 14 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (16.67%) WLAN
15 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.10%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (12.82%) Reverse Proxy
17 9 (11.54%) DNS
17 9 (11.54%) CCIE
17 9 (11.54%) HP
17 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
17 9 (11.54%) Windows
18 8 (10.26%) DHCP
18 8 (10.26%) Internet
18 8 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
18 8 (10.26%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.28%) Lync
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (47.44%) Firewall
2 36 (46.15%) LAN
3 29 (37.18%) WAN
4 28 (35.90%) Network Security
5 26 (33.33%) VPN
6 20 (25.64%) SSL
7 14 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (16.67%) WLAN
9 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
10 10 (12.82%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (11.54%) DNS
12 8 (10.26%) DHCP
12 8 (10.26%) Internet
12 8 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (8.97%) EIGRP
13 7 (8.97%) VoIP
14 6 (7.69%) BGP
14 6 (7.69%) VLAN
15 5 (6.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Security Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Project Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) iPad
2 2 (2.56%) iPhone
2 2 (2.56%) CCTV
2 2 (2.56%) SecurID
3 1 (1.28%) Statistics
3 1 (1.28%) PKI
3 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.28%) FMCG
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) UNIX
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
5 2 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (20.51%) Business Continuity
2 15 (19.23%) BCP
2 15 (19.23%) Business Continuity Planning
2 15 (19.23%) Security Architecture
3 11 (14.10%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 5 (6.41%) Network Management
6 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.13%) Project Management
6 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.56%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (24.36%) CCNP
3 9 (11.54%) CCIE
4 4 (5.13%) CCDP
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) CCVP
6 2 (2.56%) CCDA
6 2 (2.56%) CISSP
6 2 (2.56%) CISM
6 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.28%) CCSE
7 1 (1.28%) CEH
7 1 (1.28%) ISACA
7 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) CCSA
7 1 (1.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) vSphere
1 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) UAG
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.56%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) Cisco
2 26 (33.33%) Juniper
3 18 (23.08%) F5
4 9 (11.54%) HP
4 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.26%) Blue Coat
5 8 (10.26%) Aruba
6 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (6.41%) Websense
7 5 (6.41%) VMware
8 4 (5.13%) Apple
9 3 (3.85%) Mitel
9 3 (3.85%) Speakerbus
9 3 (3.85%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle
10 2 (2.56%) EMC
10 2 (2.56%) Nortel
10 2 (2.56%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) Proofpoint
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
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Rate: £410 - £475 per day + competitive
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