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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 246 271 277
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 177 158 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 5.20% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 96 78
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£338 £339 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
- +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £23.25 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.95 £27.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
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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
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +37 44 £343 -4.79% 20
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £419 - 1
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 197 (60.80%) Cisco
2 147 (45.37%) LAN
3 118 (36.42%) Firewall
4 110 (33.95%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (32.10%) WAN
6 90 (27.78%) Windows
7 87 (26.85%) CCNP
8 81 (25.00%) VPN
9 77 (23.77%) Microsoft
10 73 (22.53%) Juniper
11 59 (18.21%) Windows 7
12 56 (17.28%) WLAN
13 54 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 52 (16.05%) Citrix
15 50 (15.43%) Network Security
16 49 (15.12%) DNS
17 48 (14.81%) DHCP
18 47 (14.51%) VoIP
19 46 (14.20%) VMware
20 43 (13.27%) MS Exchange
21 42 (12.96%) TCP/IP
22 41 (12.65%) Finance
22 41 (12.65%) HP
22 41 (12.65%) ITIL
22 41 (12.65%) Cisco ASA
23 39 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (12.04%) MS Excel
23 39 (12.04%) F5
24 38 (11.73%) MS Office
24 38 (11.73%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (3.40%) Lync
6 7 (2.16%) IIS
7 6 (1.85%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.73%) MS Office
3 7 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.62%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.09%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 147 (45.37%) LAN
2 118 (36.42%) Firewall
3 104 (32.10%) WAN
4 81 (25.00%) VPN
5 56 (17.28%) WLAN
6 50 (15.43%) Network Security
7 49 (15.12%) DNS
8 48 (14.81%) DHCP
9 47 (14.51%) VoIP
10 42 (12.96%) TCP/IP
11 41 (12.65%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (9.88%) BGP
13 31 (9.57%) OSPF
14 30 (9.26%) SSL
15 29 (8.95%) SAN
15 29 (8.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (8.33%) EIGRP
17 25 (7.72%) IPsec
18 24 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.62%) DB2
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Ingres
5 1 (0.31%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.31%) Trac
3 1 (0.31%) Redmine
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Selenium
3 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.31%) PVCS
3 1 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 41 (12.65%) Finance
2 16 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.32%) Retail
4 11 (3.40%) Banking
5 6 (1.85%) Legal
5 6 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.54%) Law
7 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.23%) Local Government
8 3 (0.93%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 42 (12.96%) Architect
3 39 (12.04%) Analyst
4 32 (9.88%) Consultant
5 24 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 23 (7.10%) Support Analyst
7 21 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (5.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (5.25%) Project Engineer
10 16 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.63%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.01%) Network Consultant
13 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 11 (3.40%) Network Analyst
14 11 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.09%) Technical Support
15 10 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
15 10 (3.09%) Network Support
15 10 (3.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.54%) .NET
2 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.62%) HTML
3 2 (0.62%) Web Services
3 2 (0.62%) CSS
3 2 (0.62%) ADO.NET
3 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.62%) WCF
3 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.62%) Ajax
3 2 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) LAMP
4 1 (0.31%) SOAP
4 1 (0.31%) COM
4 1 (0.31%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.32%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.70%) Clustering
2 12 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 9 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.16%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.85%) CCTV
6 5 (1.54%) PKI
6 5 (1.54%) NHS
7 4 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.23%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.93%) SecurID
8 3 (0.93%) Handset
8 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
9 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 2 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.78%) Windows
2 59 (18.21%) Windows 7
3 32 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (9.26%) Windows XP
5 27 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.41%) Linux
7 22 (6.79%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.09%) Android
9 9 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.16%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.85%) UNIX
11 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.93%) Solaris
13 2 (0.62%) VMS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.65%) ITIL
2 24 (7.41%) BCP
3 23 (7.10%) Business Continuity
4 20 (6.17%) Security Architecture
5 18 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 17 (5.25%) Network Management
6 17 (5.25%) Load Balancing
7 15 (4.63%) Project Management
8 13 (4.01%) Network Architecture
9 12 (3.70%) Network Design
10 11 (3.40%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (3.40%) Migration
11 9 (2.78%) Data Protection
12 8 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.47%) Change Control
13 7 (2.16%) Information Security
13 7 (2.16%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.16%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (2.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.47%) SQL
2 5 (1.54%) Perl
2 5 (1.54%) C
3 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.93%) C#
4 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.62%) PHP
5 2 (0.62%) VB
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.31%) Java
6 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 110 (33.95%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (26.85%) CCNP
3 37 (11.42%) CCNA
4 31 (9.57%) CCIE
5 19 (5.86%) CCDP
6 17 (5.25%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.70%) CCDA
7 12 (3.70%) Degree
8 11 (3.40%) MCITP
9 9 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.47%) CISSP
11 7 (2.16%) MCP
12 5 (1.54%) CCVP
12 5 (1.54%) CISM
12 5 (1.54%) MCSE
12 5 (1.54%) CCIP
13 4 (1.23%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.23%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.94%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 54 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.78%) XenApp
5 8 (2.47%) vSphere
6 5 (1.54%) UAG
7 4 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.93%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.62%) Xen
10 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.25%) SCCM
2 10 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.16%) SCOrch
5 6 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.93%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.62%) AppManager
9 2 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.31%) RANCID
10 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.31%) Nessus
10 1 (0.31%) SCOM
10 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 197 (60.80%) Cisco
2 77 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 73 (22.53%) Juniper
4 52 (16.05%) Citrix
5 46 (14.20%) VMware
6 41 (12.65%) HP
7 39 (12.04%) F5
8 38 (11.73%) CheckPoint
9 30 (9.26%) Aruba
10 19 (5.86%) Blue Coat
10 19 (5.86%) Apple
11 18 (5.56%) Symantec
11 18 (5.56%) SolarWinds
12 14 (4.32%) Mitel
13 12 (3.70%) Dell
13 12 (3.70%) EMC
14 11 (3.40%) Meraki
14 11 (3.40%) McAfee
15 9 (2.78%) Websense
16 8 (2.47%) Nortel
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