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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 205 257 289
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +32
Contract jobs citing Wireless 210 150 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 5.52% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 94 54
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£350 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £24.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.24 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £30.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+57.30% -36.42%
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
2998 2717 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.96% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1823 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -3 32 £380 +8.57% 16
Ilford - 9 £500 -
Hounslow - 4 £288 -
Docklands, London -1 2 £550 +15.78%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £130 -74.00%
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 263 (69.21%) Cisco
2 188 (49.47%) Firewall
3 155 (40.79%) LAN
4 153 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (36.05%) VPN
6 116 (30.53%) WAN
7 112 (29.47%) Cisco ASA
8 96 (25.26%) Windows
9 92 (24.21%) MPLS
10 91 (23.95%) CCNP
11 86 (22.63%) BGP
12 82 (21.58%) DNS
12 82 (21.58%) Network Security
13 79 (20.79%) Juniper
14 76 (20.00%) Finance
15 69 (18.16%) TCP/IP
16 68 (17.89%) F5
17 67 (17.63%) VoIP
17 67 (17.63%) SolarWinds
18 66 (17.37%) CheckPoint
18 66 (17.37%) Data Centre
19 65 (17.11%) OSPF
20 63 (16.58%) Load Balancing
21 62 (16.32%) ITIL
22 56 (14.74%) DHCP
22 56 (14.74%) CCNA
23 55 (14.47%) Microsoft
24 54 (14.21%) Cisco Nexus
25 53 (13.95%) EIGRP
26 50 (13.16%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (6.05%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.47%) Lync
3 14 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.05%) IIS
7 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (9.47%) MS Office
2 26 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.05%) MS Project
6 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) assyst
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.37%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.32%) Office 365
3 3 (0.79%) Yammer
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (49.47%) Firewall
2 155 (40.79%) LAN
3 137 (36.05%) VPN
4 116 (30.53%) WAN
5 112 (29.47%) Cisco ASA
6 92 (24.21%) MPLS
7 86 (22.63%) BGP
8 82 (21.58%) DNS
8 82 (21.58%) Network Security
9 69 (18.16%) TCP/IP
10 67 (17.63%) VoIP
11 65 (17.11%) OSPF
12 56 (14.74%) DHCP
13 54 (14.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 53 (13.95%) EIGRP
15 50 (13.16%) IPsec
16 46 (12.11%) VLAN
17 43 (11.32%) Internet
18 42 (11.05%) Ethernet
19 41 (10.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) JUnit
1 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
1 1 (0.26%) Selenium
1 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.26%) Redmine
1 1 (0.26%) Trac
General
1 76 (20.00%) Finance
2 28 (7.37%) Banking
3 21 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 10 (2.63%) Retail
6 6 (1.58%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.32%) Games
7 5 (1.32%) Local Government
7 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.79%) Back Office
8 3 (0.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 134 (35.26%) Network Engineer
2 47 (12.37%) Analyst
3 36 (9.47%) Consultant
4 26 (6.84%) Architect
5 24 (6.32%) Support Engineer
5 24 (6.32%) Security Engineer
6 19 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 19 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 19 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 18 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (4.47%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (4.21%) Wireless Engineer
10 15 (3.95%) Network Consultant
11 14 (3.68%) Security Manager
12 11 (2.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (2.89%) Desktop Support
13 10 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.84%) XMPP
2 5 (1.32%) Middleware
3 4 (1.05%) Web Services
4 3 (0.79%) WAP
4 3 (0.79%) MAPI
4 3 (0.79%) .NET
5 1 (0.26%) J2EE
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) EJB
5 1 (0.26%) JSP
5 1 (0.26%) Servlets
5 1 (0.26%) SOAP
5 1 (0.26%) SAML
5 1 (0.26%) JMS
5 1 (0.26%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.26%) JMX
5 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.26%) Spring
5 1 (0.26%) Ajax
5 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.37%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 20 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (5.00%) PKI
5 17 (4.47%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.16%) iPhone
8 10 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.58%) iPad
10 6 (1.58%) NHS
11 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.32%) Online Games
11 5 (1.32%) Handset
11 5 (1.32%) BYOD
12 4 (1.05%) FMCG
13 2 (0.53%) Social Media
13 2 (0.53%) Eurex
13 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 96 (25.26%) Windows
2 42 (11.05%) Linux
3 26 (6.84%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.47%) Mac OS X
5 16 (4.21%) UNIX
6 15 (3.95%) Android
6 15 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.89%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.11%) Solaris
10 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.58%) Load Balancing
2 62 (16.32%) ITIL
3 48 (12.63%) Network Management
4 35 (9.21%) Network Design
5 33 (8.68%) Incident Management
6 22 (5.79%) E-Commerce
6 22 (5.79%) Service Management
7 20 (5.26%) Project Management
7 20 (5.26%) Migration
8 19 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (4.74%) DDoS Mitigation
10 13 (3.42%) Business Development
11 12 (3.16%) Network Planning
11 12 (3.16%) CRM
12 11 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.89%) Information Security
13 10 (2.63%) PRINCE2
14 9 (2.37%) WAN Optimisation
15 8 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.42%) SQL
2 12 (3.16%) Perl
3 11 (2.89%) Python
4 6 (1.58%) C
5 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.79%) C++
7 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) Erlang
8 1 (0.26%) VB
8 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.26%) Java
8 1 (0.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 153 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (23.95%) CCNP
3 56 (14.74%) CCNA
4 36 (9.47%) Degree
5 28 (7.37%) CCIE
6 15 (3.95%) CISSP
7 8 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.11%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.84%) MCSE
9 6 (1.58%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.05%) CISM
10 4 (1.05%) MCP
11 3 (0.79%) CCDA
11 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.79%) HP MASE
11 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.53%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.53%) MBA
12 2 (0.53%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.53%) SLA
2 11 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.05%) QA
4 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.21%) ProxySG
4 8 (2.11%) ISA Server
5 7 (1.84%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.32%) vSphere
7 3 (0.79%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.53%) XenServer
8 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.53%) Xen
8 2 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.26%) XenApp
9 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.42%) RANCID
2 12 (3.16%) AirWatch
2 12 (3.16%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (2.89%) OpenView
4 8 (2.11%) SCCM
4 8 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.84%) BladeLogic
5 7 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.84%) Control-M
6 6 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.32%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.05%) OPNET
8 4 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.79%) WSUS
10 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.53%) NetCrunch
10 2 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 263 (69.21%) Cisco
2 79 (20.79%) Juniper
3 68 (17.89%) F5
4 67 (17.63%) SolarWinds
5 66 (17.37%) CheckPoint
6 55 (14.47%) Microsoft
7 50 (13.16%) Aruba
8 42 (11.05%) Infoblox
8 42 (11.05%) VMware
9 36 (9.47%) Blue Coat
10 33 (8.68%) HP
10 33 (8.68%) Citrix
11 20 (5.26%) Remedy
12 17 (4.47%) Nokia
13 16 (4.21%) Symantec
13 16 (4.21%) Avaya
13 16 (4.21%) Nortel
14 15 (3.95%) Websense
15 13 (3.42%) Apple
15 13 (3.42%) Riverbed
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