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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 230 258 276
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 200 146 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 5.26% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 89 50
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£325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £194 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £20.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+74.07% -35.71%
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
2934 2774 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 11.90% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1817 1914
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 134
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 +17 39 £344 -2.06% 11
Ilford +1 8 £500 -
Hounslow - 4 £288 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £425 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 250 (67.57%) Cisco
2 174 (47.03%) Firewall
3 150 (40.54%) LAN
4 137 (37.03%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (35.41%) VPN
6 105 (28.38%) Cisco ASA
7 102 (27.57%) WAN
8 90 (24.32%) BGP
9 89 (24.05%) Windows
10 84 (22.70%) CCNP
10 84 (22.70%) Juniper
11 81 (21.89%) MPLS
12 80 (21.62%) DNS
13 75 (20.27%) Network Security
14 73 (19.73%) OSPF
15 71 (19.19%) Finance
16 69 (18.65%) F5
17 65 (17.57%) ITIL
18 63 (17.03%) VoIP
19 61 (16.49%) SolarWinds
20 60 (16.22%) TCP/IP
21 59 (15.95%) Load Balancing
22 58 (15.68%) Microsoft
22 58 (15.68%) DHCP
23 55 (14.86%) CCNA
23 55 (14.86%) CheckPoint
24 52 (14.05%) Cisco Nexus
25 51 (13.78%) EIGRP
26 45 (12.16%) IPsec
26 45 (12.16%) Network Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.41%) Lync
3 16 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (11.89%) MS Office
2 32 (8.65%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.54%) MS Project
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.43%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) IaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
4 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 174 (47.03%) Firewall
2 150 (40.54%) LAN
3 131 (35.41%) VPN
4 105 (28.38%) Cisco ASA
5 102 (27.57%) WAN
6 90 (24.32%) BGP
7 81 (21.89%) MPLS
8 80 (21.62%) DNS
9 75 (20.27%) Network Security
10 73 (19.73%) OSPF
11 63 (17.03%) VoIP
12 60 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 58 (15.68%) DHCP
14 52 (14.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 51 (13.78%) EIGRP
16 45 (12.16%) IPsec
17 43 (11.62%) WLAN
18 41 (11.08%) Internet
19 39 (10.54%) VLAN
19 39 (10.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) JUnit
1 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) Selenium
1 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.27%) Redmine
1 1 (0.27%) Trac
General
1 71 (19.19%) Finance
2 31 (8.38%) Banking
3 23 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.51%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.89%) Games
6 7 (1.89%) Retail
6 7 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.35%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.35%) Local Government
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (38.92%) Network Engineer
2 55 (14.86%) Analyst
3 29 (7.84%) Consultant
4 24 (6.49%) Support Engineer
4 24 (6.49%) Security Engineer
5 22 (5.95%) Support Analyst
6 20 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 19 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (5.14%) Service Analyst
8 18 (4.86%) Architect
8 18 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (3.51%) Security Manager
10 12 (3.24%) Network Architect
10 12 (3.24%) Wireless Engineer
11 11 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (2.70%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.70%) Network Consultant
12 10 (2.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.08%) XMPP
2 3 (0.81%) .NET
2 3 (0.81%) WAP
2 3 (0.81%) MAPI
2 3 (0.81%) Web Services
3 2 (0.54%) CGI
4 1 (0.27%) SAML
4 1 (0.27%) JMX
4 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.27%) Spring
4 1 (0.27%) Ajax
4 1 (0.27%) J2EE
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.27%) EJB
4 1 (0.27%) JSP
4 1 (0.27%) Servlets
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
4 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.95%) Blackberry
1 22 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (3.78%) PKI
2 14 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.97%) iPhone
5 9 (2.43%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.89%) Handset
6 7 (1.89%) Online Games
7 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.35%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.35%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.35%) BYOD
9 4 (1.08%) NHS
9 4 (1.08%) FMCG
9 4 (1.08%) iPad
10 3 (0.81%) Open Source
11 2 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.05%) Windows
2 38 (10.27%) Linux
3 34 (9.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 12 (3.24%) Windows XP
6 12 (3.24%) Android
6 12 (3.24%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.16%) UNIX
8 5 (1.35%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.81%) Solaris
10 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.57%) ITIL
2 59 (15.95%) Load Balancing
3 45 (12.16%) Network Management
4 35 (9.46%) Incident Management
5 29 (7.84%) Network Design
6 25 (6.76%) Service Management
7 24 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 21 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 20 (5.41%) Project Management
10 18 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (3.78%) Migration
12 12 (3.24%) CRM
13 11 (2.97%) Network Planning
13 11 (2.97%) Business Development
14 10 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (2.70%) Information Security
14 10 (2.70%) PRINCE2
15 8 (2.16%) Service Delivery
15 8 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (2.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.51%) Perl
2 10 (2.70%) Python
2 10 (2.70%) SQL
3 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.35%) C
4 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.54%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) Java
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) VB
6 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (37.03%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (22.70%) CCNP
3 55 (14.86%) CCNA
4 40 (10.81%) Degree
5 28 (7.57%) CCIE
6 14 (3.78%) CISSP
7 13 (3.51%) A+ Certification
8 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.43%) MCP
10 7 (1.89%) MCSE
11 6 (1.62%) MCDST
11 6 (1.62%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.35%) MCITP
12 5 (1.35%) CISM
12 5 (1.35%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.81%) HP MASE
14 2 (0.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.08%) SLA
2 11 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.97%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.35%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (11.08%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.16%) ISA Server
3 8 (2.16%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.35%) vSphere
5 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.54%) Xen
7 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.27%) UAG
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.51%) RANCID
2 12 (3.24%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (2.97%) AirWatch
4 10 (2.70%) OpenView
5 9 (2.43%) SCCM
5 9 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.62%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.08%) OPNET
8 3 (0.81%) WSUS
9 2 (0.54%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.54%) SCOM
10 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.27%) Opsview
10 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 250 (67.57%) Cisco
2 84 (22.70%) Juniper
3 69 (18.65%) F5
4 61 (16.49%) SolarWinds
5 58 (15.68%) Microsoft
6 55 (14.86%) CheckPoint
7 40 (10.81%) Aruba
8 39 (10.54%) VMware
9 38 (10.27%) Citrix
10 37 (10.00%) Infoblox
11 34 (9.19%) HP
12 30 (8.11%) Blue Coat
13 19 (5.14%) Remedy
14 14 (3.78%) McAfee
15 13 (3.51%) Websense
15 13 (3.51%) Apple
16 12 (3.24%) Ericsson
17 10 (2.70%) Brocade
17 10 (2.70%) Splunk
18 9 (2.43%) Aerohive Networks
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