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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 227 253 295
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +42
Contract jobs citing Wireless 208 180 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.77% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 6.17% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 116 81
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£425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £28.66 £23.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.24% -2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £119.95 £28.00
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
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -6 44 £475 +43.93% 10
Ilford - 5 £425 -
Docklands, London -6 2 £493 +3.68% 1
Croydon -18 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf -14 1 £130 -65.78%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 284 (69.61%) Cisco
2 215 (52.70%) Firewall
3 179 (43.87%) LAN
4 178 (43.63%) Cisco Certification
5 172 (42.16%) WAN
6 144 (35.29%) VPN
7 115 (28.19%) Cisco ASA
8 112 (27.45%) CCNP
8 112 (27.45%) Windows
9 107 (26.23%) CheckPoint
10 106 (25.98%) BGP
11 105 (25.74%) MPLS
12 99 (24.26%) VoIP
13 95 (23.28%) Network Security
14 89 (21.81%) DNS
14 89 (21.81%) OSPF
15 81 (19.85%) IPsec
15 81 (19.85%) Data Centre
16 77 (18.87%) TCP/IP
17 73 (17.89%) EIGRP
18 72 (17.65%) Finance
18 72 (17.65%) SolarWinds
18 72 (17.65%) VLAN
19 71 (17.40%) Juniper
20 70 (17.16%) ITIL
21 66 (16.18%) DHCP
22 64 (15.69%) F5
23 60 (14.71%) Linux
24 59 (14.46%) Load Balancing
25 56 (13.73%) Cisco IOS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (3.43%) Lync
2 13 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (5.39%) MS Office
2 21 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.98%) MS Project
6 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.23%) Office 365
2 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) Yammer
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 215 (52.70%) Firewall
2 179 (43.87%) LAN
3 172 (42.16%) WAN
4 144 (35.29%) VPN
5 115 (28.19%) Cisco ASA
6 106 (25.98%) BGP
7 105 (25.74%) MPLS
8 99 (24.26%) VoIP
9 95 (23.28%) Network Security
10 89 (21.81%) DNS
10 89 (21.81%) OSPF
11 81 (19.85%) IPsec
12 77 (18.87%) TCP/IP
13 73 (17.89%) EIGRP
14 72 (17.65%) VLAN
15 66 (16.18%) DHCP
16 56 (13.73%) Cisco IOS
17 52 (12.75%) Ethernet
18 51 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 49 (12.01%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.74%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.49%) MS Access
3 2 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
2 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.25%) Redmine
2 1 (0.25%) Trac
2 1 (0.25%) JUnit
2 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 72 (17.65%) Finance
2 29 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.90%) Multimedia
4 18 (4.41%) Banking
5 15 (3.68%) Retail
6 10 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.96%) Legal
8 6 (1.47%) Law
8 6 (1.47%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.23%) Advertising
10 4 (0.98%) Local Government
11 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.74%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 158 (38.73%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.29%) Architect
3 40 (9.80%) Senior Network Engineer
4 39 (9.56%) Analyst
5 32 (7.84%) Consultant
6 25 (6.13%) Network Architect
7 21 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.15%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 20 (4.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (4.90%) Security Engineer
9 18 (4.41%) Support Analyst
10 16 (3.92%) Network Consultant
11 15 (3.68%) Network Security Engineer
12 14 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
13 13 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (3.19%) Network Support
13 13 (3.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 12 (2.94%) Wireless Engineer
15 11 (2.70%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.19%) XMPP
3 12 (2.94%) Middleware
4 7 (1.72%) .NET
5 3 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.25%) JMS
6 1 (0.25%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.25%) WAP
6 1 (0.25%) SAML
6 1 (0.25%) JMX
6 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.25%) Spring
6 1 (0.25%) Ajax
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) EJB
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) JSP
6 1 (0.25%) Servlets
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.37%) PKI
3 25 (6.13%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (6.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.94%) iPhone
6 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.96%) NHS
9 7 (1.72%) iPad
10 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.74%) VHDL
11 3 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.74%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.49%) BYOD
12 2 (0.49%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.49%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.45%) Windows
2 60 (14.71%) Linux
3 40 (9.80%) UNIX
4 21 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.66%) Mac OS X
6 18 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.92%) Solaris
8 14 (3.43%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (3.19%) Android
10 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.47%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.16%) ITIL
2 59 (14.46%) Load Balancing
3 46 (11.27%) Network Design
4 43 (10.54%) Network Management
5 24 (5.88%) Project Management
6 23 (5.64%) Service Management
6 23 (5.64%) WAN Optimisation
6 23 (5.64%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (4.90%) DDoS Mitigation
8 18 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (4.17%) Network Architecture
9 17 (4.17%) Information Security
10 15 (3.68%) PRINCE2
11 14 (3.43%) Migration
11 14 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (3.43%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.43%) Change Control
12 12 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (2.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.41%) SQL
2 11 (2.70%) VB
3 10 (2.45%) C
4 9 (2.21%) Python
4 9 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.47%) Ruby
5 6 (1.47%) Java
5 6 (1.47%) Perl
6 4 (0.98%) C++
7 3 (0.74%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.74%) Erlang
7 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.74%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.49%) C#
8 2 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 178 (43.63%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (27.45%) CCNP
3 56 (13.73%) CCNA
4 34 (8.33%) CCIE
5 32 (7.84%) Degree
6 15 (3.68%) CISSP
7 14 (3.43%) CCSA
8 7 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.72%) CCDA
9 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.47%) CCSE
9 6 (1.47%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.98%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.98%) MCP
11 4 (0.98%) MCSE
12 3 (0.74%) CISM
12 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.07%) SLA
2 8 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) WAI
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 48 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.11%) ProxySG
3 28 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.23%) Snort
5 5 (1.23%) Squid
5 5 (1.23%) Firmware
6 4 (0.98%) Samba
7 3 (0.74%) vSphere
7 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.49%) Xen
8 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (6.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (3.68%) RANCID
3 14 (3.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (3.43%) Control-M
3 14 (3.43%) BladeLogic
4 12 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (2.94%) AirWatch
5 11 (2.70%) OpenView
6 8 (1.96%) SCCM
6 8 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.72%) NetCrunch
8 5 (1.23%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.98%) WSUS
9 4 (0.98%) OPNET
10 3 (0.74%) Nagios
10 3 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 284 (69.61%) Cisco
2 107 (26.23%) CheckPoint
3 72 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 71 (17.40%) Juniper
5 64 (15.69%) F5
6 51 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 48 (11.76%) Aruba
8 45 (11.03%) Blue Coat
9 40 (9.80%) Infoblox
9 40 (9.80%) VMware
10 39 (9.56%) Citrix
11 33 (8.09%) Nokia
12 32 (7.84%) Avaya
12 32 (7.84%) Riverbed
13 30 (7.35%) Nortel
14 27 (6.62%) HP
15 23 (5.64%) Symantec
16 19 (4.66%) Oracle
17 17 (4.17%) Websense
18 16 (3.92%) CA
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