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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 229 267 269
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 177 129 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.34% 4.90% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 78 52
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £135 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.90 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +31.57%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +30 45 £338 -10.00% 28
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £175 -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Enfield - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 219 (64.22%) Cisco
2 150 (43.99%) LAN
3 131 (38.42%) Firewall
4 103 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (29.91%) WAN
6 100 (29.33%) Windows
7 88 (25.81%) VPN
8 70 (20.53%) Microsoft
8 70 (20.53%) BGP
9 68 (19.94%) DNS
9 68 (19.94%) Cisco ASA
10 65 (19.06%) Juniper
11 61 (17.89%) DHCP
12 58 (17.01%) Finance
13 57 (16.72%) CCNP
14 56 (16.42%) OSPF
15 55 (16.13%) Active Directory
16 54 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (14.66%) VoIP
17 50 (14.66%) MS Office
17 50 (14.66%) F5
18 48 (14.08%) Windows 7
18 48 (14.08%) CheckPoint
19 47 (13.78%) ITIL
20 45 (13.20%) TCP/IP
21 44 (12.90%) WLAN
21 44 (12.90%) CCNA
21 44 (12.90%) MPLS
22 40 (11.73%) Linux
23 39 (11.44%) Citrix

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (9.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.16%) Lync
3 19 (5.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.47%) IIS
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 50 (14.66%) MS Office
2 35 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) IaaS
2 3 (0.88%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) Yammer
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 150 (43.99%) LAN
2 131 (38.42%) Firewall
3 102 (29.91%) WAN
4 88 (25.81%) VPN
5 70 (20.53%) BGP
6 68 (19.94%) DNS
6 68 (19.94%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (17.89%) DHCP
8 56 (16.42%) OSPF
9 54 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 50 (14.66%) VoIP
11 45 (13.20%) TCP/IP
12 44 (12.90%) WLAN
12 44 (12.90%) MPLS
13 39 (11.44%) Network Security
14 36 (10.56%) Internet
14 36 (10.56%) SAN
15 35 (10.26%) EIGRP
16 22 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (5.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.59%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 58 (17.01%) Finance
2 37 (10.85%) Banking
3 24 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.35%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.76%) Spanish Language
6 6 (1.76%) Games
7 4 (1.17%) Marketing
7 4 (1.17%) Law
7 4 (1.17%) Legal
8 3 (0.88%) Local Government
9 2 (0.59%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 103 (30.21%) Network Engineer
2 56 (16.42%) Analyst
3 29 (8.50%) Architect
4 28 (8.21%) Consultant
5 22 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 22 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (5.28%) Service Analyst
6 18 (5.28%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.99%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (4.11%) Wireless Engineer
9 14 (4.11%) Security Engineer
10 13 (3.81%) Help Desk Analyst
10 13 (3.81%) Network Architect
11 12 (3.52%) Network Support
11 12 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (3.52%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.23%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.17%) Web Services
2 3 (0.88%) Middleware
2 3 (0.88%) MAPI
3 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (0.59%) WCF
3 2 (0.59%) Ajax
3 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.59%) WAP
3 2 (0.59%) HTML
3 2 (0.59%) .NET
3 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET
3 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.59%) CSS
3 2 (0.59%) CGI
4 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.29%) XMPP
4 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.56%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.62%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.81%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.93%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.93%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.93%) Smartcard
5 10 (2.93%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.93%) Handset
5 10 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.64%) Clustering
6 9 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.76%) Online Games
8 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.88%) IVR
8 3 (0.88%) EPoS
8 3 (0.88%) PKI
8 3 (0.88%) iPhone
9 2 (0.59%) Open Source
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 100 (29.33%) Windows
2 48 (14.08%) Windows 7
3 40 (11.73%) Linux
4 23 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 17 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.81%) UNIX
9 12 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.93%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.76%) Android
11 6 (1.76%) Solaris
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.78%) ITIL
2 39 (11.44%) Load Balancing
3 27 (7.92%) Network Management
4 26 (7.62%) Incident Management
5 23 (6.74%) Project Management
6 21 (6.16%) Service Management
6 21 (6.16%) Mentoring
7 17 (4.99%) E-Commerce
8 14 (4.11%) Migration
9 13 (3.81%) Low Latency
10 12 (3.52%) Network Design
11 11 (3.23%) CRM
12 10 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (2.35%) Asset Management
14 8 (2.35%) Software Deployment
15 7 (2.05%) BCP
15 7 (2.05%) ITSM
15 7 (2.05%) Risk Management
15 7 (2.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.81%) Perl
2 12 (3.52%) SQL
3 10 (2.93%) Python
4 4 (1.17%) C
5 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.59%) C#
5 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 103 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (16.72%) CCNP
3 44 (12.90%) CCNA
4 34 (9.97%) CCIE
5 28 (8.21%) Degree
6 22 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (4.99%) A+ Certification
8 13 (3.81%) MCP
9 12 (3.52%) MCITP
10 11 (3.23%) MCDST
11 10 (2.93%) MCSE
11 10 (2.93%) CISSP
12 9 (2.64%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.76%) CCDP
13 6 (1.76%) CISM
14 4 (1.17%) CCDA
15 3 (0.88%) VCP5
15 3 (0.88%) CCVP
15 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.92%) SLA
2 9 (2.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 55 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.64%) vSphere
5 5 (1.47%) ISA Server
5 5 (1.47%) XenApp
6 4 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.88%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.88%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.88%) UAG
8 2 (0.59%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.29%) Xen
9 1 (0.29%) Squid
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.64%) SCCM
4 7 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.76%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (1.17%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.17%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.17%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.88%) Control-M
8 3 (0.88%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.59%) SCOM
9 2 (0.59%) WSUS
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.29%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 219 (64.22%) Cisco
2 70 (20.53%) Microsoft
3 65 (19.06%) Juniper
4 50 (14.66%) F5
5 48 (14.08%) CheckPoint
6 39 (11.44%) Citrix
7 32 (9.38%) HP
8 30 (8.80%) VMware
9 25 (7.33%) Blue Coat
10 21 (6.16%) Aruba
11 19 (5.57%) SolarWinds
12 15 (4.40%) Remedy
12 15 (4.40%) Nortel
13 13 (3.81%) McAfee
13 13 (3.81%) Brocade
14 12 (3.52%) Symantec
14 12 (3.52%) Splunk
15 10 (2.93%) Reuters
15 10 (2.93%) Bloomberg
15 10 (2.93%) CA
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