The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 237 242 272
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +30
Contract jobs citing Wireless 178 178 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.84% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 6.33% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 79
Average daily rate £358 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £168 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
Average hourly rate £40.50 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.15% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £33.60 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -
Wireless
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2709 2812 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 13.27% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1840 1753
Average daily rate £420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 80 76
Average hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in London

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the London region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in London

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in London

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the London region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in London

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 20 £388 +10.71% 8
Croydon - 3 £450 - 1
Uxbridge +3 2 - -
Ilford 0 1 £200 -55.55%
Feltham - 1 £450 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £425 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 198 (62.46%) Cisco
2 163 (51.42%) Firewall
3 124 (39.12%) LAN
4 122 (38.49%) WAN
5 106 (33.44%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (24.61%) Windows
7 76 (23.97%) CCNP
8 66 (20.82%) VPN
9 64 (20.19%) Cisco Wireless
10 63 (19.87%) CheckPoint
10 63 (19.87%) Internet
11 61 (19.24%) Finance
12 59 (18.61%) Network Security
13 56 (17.67%) Microsoft
13 56 (17.67%) ITIL
14 51 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
15 49 (15.46%) DNS
15 49 (15.46%) Data Centre
16 48 (15.14%) TCP/IP
17 47 (14.83%) CCNA
18 46 (14.51%) OSPF
19 45 (14.20%) Telecoms
20 44 (13.88%) VoIP
21 43 (13.56%) DHCP
21 43 (13.56%) Juniper
21 43 (13.56%) Active Directory
22 42 (13.25%) WLAN
22 42 (13.25%) Cisco Nexus
23 41 (12.93%) Windows 7
24 37 (11.67%) MPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.15%) IBM Notes
3 9 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.95%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) Node.js
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (11.04%) MS Office
2 26 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) MS Project
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.79%) Office 365
2 9 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.95%) IaaS
4 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.95%) PaaS
4 3 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 163 (51.42%) Firewall
2 124 (39.12%) LAN
3 122 (38.49%) WAN
4 66 (20.82%) VPN
5 64 (20.19%) Cisco Wireless
6 63 (19.87%) Internet
7 59 (18.61%) Network Security
8 51 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (15.46%) DNS
10 48 (15.14%) TCP/IP
11 46 (14.51%) OSPF
12 44 (13.88%) VoIP
13 43 (13.56%) DHCP
14 42 (13.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (13.25%) WLAN
15 37 (11.67%) BGP
15 37 (11.67%) MPLS
16 31 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (9.15%) VLAN
18 28 (8.83%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.63%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.63%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.63%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.32%) Ant
3 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Maven
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 61 (19.24%) Finance
2 45 (14.20%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.73%) Banking
4 11 (3.47%) Legal
5 10 (3.15%) Retail
6 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.58%) Advertising
7 5 (1.58%) Electronics
7 5 (1.58%) Law
8 4 (1.26%) Billing
8 4 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Front Office
9 3 (0.95%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (39.43%) Network Engineer
2 42 (13.25%) Analyst
3 34 (10.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (9.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (9.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 22 (6.94%) Security Engineer
6 22 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.62%) Architect
8 17 (5.36%) Network Analyst
9 16 (5.05%) Network Architect
9 16 (5.05%) Project Manager
10 15 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.73%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.42%) Administrator
12 12 (3.79%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.47%) Desktop Engineer
14 10 (3.15%) Design Engineer
14 10 (3.15%) Voice Engineer
15 9 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.99%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.15%) Web Services
3 6 (1.89%) XMPP
4 3 (0.95%) REST
5 2 (0.63%) .NET
5 2 (0.63%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
6 1 (0.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.52%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (5.05%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.52%) PKI
7 6 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.89%) Handset
7 6 (1.89%) iPad
7 6 (1.89%) iPhone
7 6 (1.89%) NHS
8 5 (1.58%) CMDB
8 5 (1.58%) IVR
8 5 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.95%) SCADA
11 2 (0.63%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.61%) Windows
2 41 (12.93%) Windows 7
3 29 (9.15%) Linux
4 23 (7.26%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.05%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.79%) Android
7 12 (3.79%) Mac OS X
8 11 (3.47%) Unix
8 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.26%) VMS
12 4 (1.26%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.32%) CatOS
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.67%) ITIL
2 31 (9.78%) Network Design
3 25 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 23 (7.26%) Migration
4 23 (7.26%) Project Management
5 20 (6.31%) Change Management
6 18 (5.68%) Information Security
7 16 (5.05%) Network Architecture
8 14 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (4.42%) Service Management
9 13 (4.10%) Network Management
9 13 (4.10%) Trend Analysis
10 11 (3.47%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.47%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.15%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (2.84%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (2.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.10%) SQL
2 10 (3.15%) Java
3 7 (2.21%) C
4 4 (1.26%) Perl
5 3 (0.95%) C++
5 3 (0.95%) Python
5 3 (0.95%) VB
6 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) Lisp
7 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.32%) VBScript
7 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 106 (33.44%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (23.97%) CCNP
3 47 (14.83%) CCNA
4 23 (7.26%) CCIE
5 22 (6.94%) Degree
6 13 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.47%) CCSA
7 11 (3.47%) CISSP
8 9 (2.84%) CCNP Voice
8 9 (2.84%) MCSE
9 8 (2.52%) MCP
10 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.58%) CCVP
11 5 (1.58%) MCSA
12 4 (1.26%) CCSE
12 4 (1.26%) CISM
12 4 (1.26%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.95%) BICSI Certification
13 3 (0.95%) BICSI RCDD
13 3 (0.95%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.26%) QA
4 3 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.21%) Firmware
4 7 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.21%) vSphere
5 4 (1.26%) XenApp
6 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.95%) NFS
6 3 (0.95%) Samba
7 2 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.32%) UAG
8 1 (0.32%) vCloud
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (5.68%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.10%) SCCM
3 10 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.89%) Puppet
6 6 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.26%) Nagios
8 3 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.95%) EnCase
8 3 (0.95%) OPNET
8 3 (0.95%) WSUS
9 2 (0.63%) AppManager
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.63%) OpenView
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 198 (62.46%) Cisco
2 63 (19.87%) CheckPoint
3 56 (17.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (13.56%) Juniper
5 36 (11.36%) Palo Alto
6 33 (10.41%) VMware
7 31 (9.78%) SolarWinds
8 29 (9.15%) Riverbed
9 27 (8.52%) F5
10 26 (8.20%) Citrix
11 23 (7.26%) Aruba
12 21 (6.62%) HP
13 14 (4.42%) Symantec
14 13 (4.10%) Fortinet
14 13 (4.10%) Mitel
15 11 (3.47%) Infoblox
16 10 (3.15%) Apple
16 10 (3.15%) Forcepoint
16 10 (3.15%) Lotus
16 10 (3.15%) Oracle
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Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago