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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 164 157 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Wireless 39 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 5.36% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £335 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £154 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £160.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.06% +573.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -26.60%
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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
726 802 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 13.79% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 514 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 48 (68.57%) Cisco
2 37 (52.86%) Firewall
3 32 (45.71%) LAN
4 31 (44.29%) WAN
5 30 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (35.71%) CheckPoint
7 24 (34.29%) VPN
8 21 (30.00%) MPLS
9 20 (28.57%) OSPF
10 19 (27.14%) CCNP
11 18 (25.71%) VoIP
11 18 (25.71%) Windows
11 18 (25.71%) BGP
12 15 (21.43%) BIG-IP
12 15 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 12 (17.14%) Nokia
15 12 (17.14%) SAN
16 11 (15.71%) IPsec
16 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
17 10 (14.29%) ITIL
17 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
17 10 (14.29%) Riverbed
17 10 (14.29%) HSRP
17 10 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
17 10 (14.29%) F5
17 10 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
18 9 (12.86%) Spanning Tree

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.86%) Firewall
2 32 (45.71%) LAN
3 31 (44.29%) WAN
4 24 (34.29%) VPN
5 21 (30.00%) MPLS
6 20 (28.57%) OSPF
7 18 (25.71%) BGP
7 18 (25.71%) VoIP
8 15 (21.43%) BIG-IP
8 15 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (17.14%) SAN
11 11 (15.71%) IPsec
12 10 (14.29%) HSRP
12 10 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (12.86%) Spanning Tree
13 9 (12.86%) VRRP
13 9 (12.86%) DHCP
14 8 (11.43%) DNS
14 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Network Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Support
6 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 7 (10.00%) XMPP
3 4 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) PKI
4 3 (4.29%) iPhone
5 2 (2.86%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.43%) SCADA
6 1 (1.43%) Handset
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.29%) Solaris
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Network Design
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.71%) Investment Management
6 4 (5.71%) Information Security
6 4 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.29%) Analytics
7 3 (4.29%) Master Data Management
7 3 (4.29%) Cyber Security
7 3 (4.29%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.29%) Data Management
7 3 (4.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.29%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.43%) Ruby
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.14%) CCNP
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) CCSA
5 5 (7.14%) Degree
5 5 (7.14%) CCIE
6 2 (2.86%) CCSE
6 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) MCSE
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCDP
7 1 (1.43%) CISSP
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) CCDA
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) Snort
4 2 (2.86%) Squid
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (5.71%) OPNET
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.29%) Control-M
4 3 (4.29%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.86%) OpenView
5 2 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 48 (68.57%) Cisco
2 25 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 12 (17.14%) Nokia
4 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 10 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 10 (14.29%) F5
5 9 (12.86%) Aruba
5 9 (12.86%) Avaya
6 8 (11.43%) Juniper
6 8 (11.43%) Nortel
6 8 (11.43%) Symantec
6 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
7 7 (10.00%) VMware
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.71%) Websense
10 3 (4.29%) BT
10 3 (4.29%) HP
10 3 (4.29%) CA
10 3 (4.29%) Polycom
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