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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 213 290 284
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 201 130 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.92% 4.41% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 88 57
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£325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £17.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +27.90%
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
2906 2947 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 12.27% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 1937 1916
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 76 158
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.55 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +29 58 £343 -8.66% 28
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £175 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 3
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 220 (63.22%) Cisco
2 161 (46.26%) LAN
3 127 (36.49%) Firewall
4 114 (32.76%) Windows
5 112 (32.18%) WAN
6 105 (30.17%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (23.28%) Microsoft
8 76 (21.84%) VPN
9 67 (19.25%) BGP
10 64 (18.39%) DHCP
10 64 (18.39%) DNS
10 64 (18.39%) CCNP
11 63 (18.10%) Juniper
11 63 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (17.53%) Active Directory
13 59 (16.95%) Windows 7
14 55 (15.80%) WLAN
14 55 (15.80%) OSPF
15 54 (15.52%) Finance
16 51 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (14.37%) MS Office
18 49 (14.08%) Citrix
19 48 (13.79%) F5
20 47 (13.51%) MS Exchange
20 47 (13.51%) VoIP
21 46 (13.22%) CheckPoint
22 42 (12.07%) ITIL
22 42 (12.07%) MS Excel
22 42 (12.07%) TCP/IP
22 42 (12.07%) CCNA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 47 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.61%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.32%) Lync
5 18 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.44%) IIS
9 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 50 (14.37%) MS Office
2 42 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) Summit
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Google Apps
1 3 (0.86%) Office 365
1 3 (0.86%) IaaS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (46.26%) LAN
2 127 (36.49%) Firewall
3 112 (32.18%) WAN
4 76 (21.84%) VPN
5 67 (19.25%) BGP
6 64 (18.39%) DNS
6 64 (18.39%) DHCP
7 63 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (15.80%) WLAN
8 55 (15.80%) OSPF
9 51 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (13.51%) VoIP
11 42 (12.07%) TCP/IP
12 38 (10.92%) SAN
13 37 (10.63%) MPLS
14 35 (10.06%) Internet
14 35 (10.06%) Network Security
15 30 (8.62%) EIGRP
16 24 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (5.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) DB2
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) JUnit
3 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.29%) Selenium
3 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (15.52%) Finance
2 28 (8.05%) Banking
3 24 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.74%) Retail
4 13 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.72%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.44%) Games
7 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (28.74%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.37%) Analyst
3 37 (10.63%) Architect
4 30 (8.62%) Consultant
5 23 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (6.32%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 17 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.31%) Security Engineer
9 15 (4.31%) Wireless Engineer
10 14 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (3.74%) Network Architect
12 12 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
12 12 (3.45%) Network Consultant
13 11 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.16%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (3.16%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.16%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.16%) Service Analyst
13 11 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) Middleware
2 3 (0.86%) WAP
2 3 (0.86%) MAPI
3 2 (0.57%) CGI
3 2 (0.57%) CSS
3 2 (0.57%) Web Services
3 2 (0.57%) HTML
3 2 (0.57%) .NET
3 2 (0.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.57%) Ajax
3 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.57%) WCF
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.29%) XMPP
4 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.77%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (4.60%) Clustering
4 14 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.74%) Smartphone
6 12 (3.45%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.87%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.87%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.87%) Smartcard
8 9 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.30%) Handset
10 7 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.44%) Online Games
12 3 (0.86%) iPhone
12 3 (0.86%) Replication
12 3 (0.86%) SecurID
12 3 (0.86%) PKI
12 3 (0.86%) EPoS
12 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 114 (32.76%) Windows
2 59 (16.95%) Windows 7
3 40 (11.49%) Linux
4 33 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 27 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.74%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.45%) UNIX
10 11 (3.16%) Mac OS X
10 11 (3.16%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.59%) Android
12 8 (2.30%) Solaris
13 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.57%) VMS
16 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.07%) ITIL
2 35 (10.06%) Load Balancing
3 23 (6.61%) Network Management
4 22 (6.32%) Project Management
5 20 (5.75%) Service Management
6 17 (4.89%) Incident Management
7 15 (4.31%) Mentoring
8 14 (4.02%) Low Latency
9 13 (3.74%) Network Design
9 13 (3.74%) BCP
9 13 (3.74%) Migration
10 12 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.45%) Data Protection
11 11 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (2.59%) Business Continuity
13 8 (2.30%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (2.30%) Time Management
14 7 (2.01%) ITIL V3
14 7 (2.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.87%) SQL
2 8 (2.30%) Perl
3 6 (1.72%) Python
4 3 (0.86%) C
5 2 (0.57%) C#
5 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.29%) C++
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (30.17%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (18.39%) CCNP
3 42 (12.07%) CCNA
4 37 (10.63%) CCIE
5 26 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (6.90%) Degree
7 16 (4.60%) MCITP
7 16 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 15 (4.31%) A+ Certification
9 13 (3.74%) MCP
10 11 (3.16%) MCDST
11 10 (2.87%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.87%) CCDP
12 9 (2.59%) CISSP
12 9 (2.59%) MCSE
13 7 (2.01%) CISM
14 6 (1.72%) CCDA
15 4 (1.15%) MCSA
16 3 (0.86%) HP ASE
16 3 (0.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.61%) SLA
2 10 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.15%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 61 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.30%) XenApp
5 6 (1.72%) vSphere
6 5 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.86%) UAG
7 3 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.86%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
9 1 (0.29%) Squid
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (4.89%) SCCM
2 12 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.59%) SCOrch
3 9 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (2.01%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.01%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (1.44%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.86%) Control-M
7 3 (0.86%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.57%) WSUS
8 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.57%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 220 (63.22%) Cisco
2 81 (23.28%) Microsoft
3 63 (18.10%) Juniper
4 49 (14.08%) Citrix
5 48 (13.79%) F5
6 46 (13.22%) CheckPoint
7 34 (9.77%) VMware
8 33 (9.48%) HP
9 19 (5.46%) Apple
10 18 (5.17%) Symantec
10 18 (5.17%) Aruba
11 17 (4.89%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.60%) Blue Coat
13 14 (4.02%) Nortel
14 12 (3.45%) Dell
15 11 (3.16%) CA
15 11 (3.16%) Brocade
16 10 (2.87%) Reuters
16 10 (2.87%) Bloomberg
16 10 (2.87%) CQG
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