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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 130 143 179
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +36
Contract jobs citing Wireless 22 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.93% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 6.94% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 16
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £155 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
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
340 677 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.84% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 491 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) WAN
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.90%) CCNP
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (30.77%) ITIL
8 11 (28.21%) LAN
8 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
8 11 (28.21%) MPLS
8 11 (28.21%) OSPF
8 11 (28.21%) BGP
8 11 (28.21%) Riverbed
8 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (25.64%) VPN
10 9 (23.08%) Juniper
11 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
11 8 (20.51%) Palo Alto
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (17.95%) 802.1X
12 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (17.95%) Network Design
12 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
12 7 (17.95%) ISDN
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) IaaS
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (28.21%) BGP
5 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (28.21%) LAN
5 11 (28.21%) MPLS
5 11 (28.21%) OSPF
6 10 (25.64%) VPN
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
8 7 (17.95%) ISDN
9 6 (15.38%) DNS
10 5 (12.82%) Internet
10 5 (12.82%) IPsec
10 5 (12.82%) WLAN
11 4 (10.26%) Network Security
11 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.26%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) XMPP
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) SCADA
4 2 (5.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Network Design
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Use Case
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNP
3 4 (10.26%) CCIE
3 4 (10.26%) CISSP
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) CCVP
4 3 (7.69%) CISM
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
5 2 (5.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) CFA
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.56%) EnCase
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
2 11 (28.21%) Riverbed
3 9 (23.08%) Juniper
4 8 (20.51%) Palo Alto
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Polycom
6 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.69%) F5
7 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (5.13%) Aruba
8 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.13%) Nortel
8 2 (5.13%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) Nokia
9 1 (2.56%) Tufin
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