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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 227 242 295
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +53
Contract jobs citing Wireless 214 173 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.92% 6.20% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 114 73
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£375 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £168 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -8 41 £475 +35.71% 20
Ilford - 6 £500 -
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Hounslow - 2 £288 -
Docklands, London -6 1 £550 +15.78%
Croydon -11 1 - -
Canary Wharf -16 1 £130 -65.78%
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 283 (70.40%) Cisco
2 210 (52.24%) Firewall
3 173 (43.03%) LAN
4 169 (42.04%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (36.82%) WAN
6 145 (36.07%) VPN
7 117 (29.10%) Cisco ASA
8 107 (26.62%) Windows
9 100 (24.88%) CCNP
10 97 (24.13%) MPLS
11 96 (23.88%) DNS
12 95 (23.63%) CheckPoint
12 95 (23.63%) BGP
13 90 (22.39%) VoIP
14 88 (21.89%) Network Security
15 77 (19.15%) Data Centre
16 76 (18.91%) OSPF
16 76 (18.91%) Finance
17 71 (17.66%) Juniper
18 70 (17.41%) TCP/IP
18 70 (17.41%) DHCP
19 69 (17.16%) SolarWinds
20 66 (16.42%) ITIL
21 65 (16.17%) IPsec
21 65 (16.17%) EIGRP
22 63 (15.67%) F5
23 61 (15.17%) VLAN
24 57 (14.18%) Load Balancing
25 56 (13.93%) Linux
25 56 (13.93%) CCNA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (3.73%) Lync
2 14 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (7.21%) MS Office
2 22 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.25%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.00%) Office 365
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.75%) Yammer
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (52.24%) Firewall
2 173 (43.03%) LAN
3 148 (36.82%) WAN
4 145 (36.07%) VPN
5 117 (29.10%) Cisco ASA
6 97 (24.13%) MPLS
7 96 (23.88%) DNS
8 95 (23.63%) BGP
9 90 (22.39%) VoIP
10 88 (21.89%) Network Security
11 76 (18.91%) OSPF
12 70 (17.41%) TCP/IP
12 70 (17.41%) DHCP
13 65 (16.17%) EIGRP
13 65 (16.17%) IPsec
14 61 (15.17%) VLAN
15 54 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (12.94%) Ethernet
17 51 (12.69%) Cisco IOS
18 49 (12.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (0.50%) MS Access
2 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) JUnit
1 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.25%) JIRA
1 1 (0.25%) Selenium
1 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.25%) Redmine
1 1 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 76 (18.91%) Finance
2 28 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.98%) Multimedia
4 19 (4.73%) Banking
5 15 (3.73%) Retail
6 12 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.49%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.49%) Law
7 6 (1.49%) Legal
8 5 (1.24%) Local Government
9 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 145 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 40 (9.95%) Architect
3 38 (9.45%) Analyst
4 34 (8.46%) Consultant
5 26 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (6.22%) Support Engineer
6 25 (6.22%) Network Architect
7 21 (5.22%) Security Engineer
7 21 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 19 (4.73%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.23%) Security Manager
11 16 (3.98%) Network Consultant
11 16 (3.98%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (3.98%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.48%) Service Analyst
12 14 (3.48%) Network Support
13 13 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.99%) Middleware
2 11 (2.74%) XMPP
3 7 (1.74%) .NET
4 4 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) JMS
5 1 (0.25%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.25%) WAP
5 1 (0.25%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) EJB
5 1 (0.25%) JSP
5 1 (0.25%) Servlets
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.25%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.25%) JMX
5 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.97%) PKI
3 23 (5.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (4.98%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.23%) iPhone
7 12 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.74%) NHS
8 7 (1.74%) iPad
9 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) Handset
10 3 (0.75%) VHDL
10 3 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.75%) BYOD
10 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.50%) FMCG
11 2 (0.50%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.62%) Windows
2 56 (13.93%) Linux
3 34 (8.46%) UNIX
4 23 (5.72%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.73%) Mac OS X
6 16 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.73%) Solaris
8 14 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (3.48%) Android
8 14 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.99%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.42%) ITIL
2 57 (14.18%) Load Balancing
3 45 (11.19%) Network Design
4 43 (10.70%) Network Management
5 24 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
6 23 (5.72%) Project Management
7 22 (5.47%) Service Management
8 21 (5.22%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.48%) DDoS Mitigation
10 17 (4.23%) Network Architecture
10 17 (4.23%) E-Commerce
10 17 (4.23%) Migration
11 16 (3.98%) PRINCE2
12 14 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (3.48%) WAN Optimisation
13 13 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (3.23%) Information Security
13 13 (3.23%) Change Control
13 13 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.23%) SQL
2 13 (3.23%) Python
3 9 (2.24%) Perl
3 9 (2.24%) C
4 7 (1.74%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.49%) VB
6 4 (1.00%) Ruby
6 4 (1.00%) C++
7 3 (0.75%) Java
7 3 (0.75%) Erlang
7 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.75%) Assembly Language
7 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 169 (42.04%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (24.88%) CCNP
3 56 (13.93%) CCNA
4 35 (8.71%) Degree
5 26 (6.47%) CCIE
6 13 (3.23%) CISSP
7 9 (2.24%) CCSA
8 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.49%) MCSE
9 6 (1.49%) CCSE
9 6 (1.49%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.24%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.75%) CISM
12 3 (0.75%) MCP
12 3 (0.75%) CCDA
13 2 (0.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.20%) SLA
2 7 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.72%) ProxySG
4 8 (1.99%) ISA Server
4 8 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.24%) vSphere
5 5 (1.24%) Firmware
6 4 (1.00%) Samba
6 4 (1.00%) Snort
6 4 (1.00%) Squid
7 2 (0.50%) Xen
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (3.73%) RANCID
3 14 (3.48%) Control-M
3 14 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (3.48%) BladeLogic
4 11 (2.74%) OpenView
4 11 (2.74%) CiscoWorks
4 11 (2.74%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.74%) NetCrunch
6 6 (1.49%) SCCM
7 5 (1.24%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.00%) WSUS
8 4 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (1.00%) OPNET
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.75%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.50%) Nagios
11 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 283 (70.40%) Cisco
2 95 (23.63%) CheckPoint
3 71 (17.66%) Juniper
4 69 (17.16%) SolarWinds
5 63 (15.67%) F5
6 51 (12.69%) Aruba
7 50 (12.44%) Microsoft
8 48 (11.94%) Blue Coat
9 45 (11.19%) Infoblox
10 44 (10.95%) VMware
11 36 (8.96%) Citrix
12 34 (8.46%) Nokia
13 32 (7.96%) HP
14 31 (7.71%) Avaya
15 29 (7.21%) Nortel
16 23 (5.72%) Symantec
17 21 (5.22%) Riverbed
18 19 (4.73%) Oracle
19 18 (4.48%) Remedy
20 17 (4.23%) Websense
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £275 to £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £70k - 80k per year + v good bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £125 - £200 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + NEG
Posted: 26 days ago