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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 235 266 276
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 196 171 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.53% 5.49% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 112 94
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£400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £151 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £28.66 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.27% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £106.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 39 £450 +34.32% 10
Ilford +3 5 £400 -5.88%
Hammersmith - 4 £270 -
Croydon -19 3 £190 -54.62%
Docklands, London -7 1 £435 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 283 (70.40%) Cisco
2 213 (52.99%) Firewall
3 176 (43.78%) WAN
3 176 (43.78%) Cisco Certification
4 174 (43.28%) LAN
5 135 (33.58%) VPN
6 120 (29.85%) CCNP
7 119 (29.60%) Cisco ASA
8 113 (28.11%) BGP
9 110 (27.36%) Windows
10 108 (26.87%) MPLS
11 107 (26.62%) CheckPoint
12 103 (25.62%) VoIP
13 95 (23.63%) OSPF
14 91 (22.64%) Data Centre
15 87 (21.64%) Network Security
16 84 (20.90%) IPsec
17 83 (20.65%) SolarWinds
18 81 (20.15%) DNS
19 80 (19.90%) Finance
20 77 (19.15%) EIGRP
21 74 (18.41%) VLAN
22 73 (18.16%) TCP/IP
23 68 (16.92%) Juniper
23 68 (16.92%) ITIL
24 64 (15.92%) DHCP
25 63 (15.67%) Cisco IOS
25 63 (15.67%) F5
26 60 (14.93%) Linux
27 59 (14.68%) Load Balancing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.74%) Lync
2 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.00%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) CMS
6 2 (0.50%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.73%) MS Office
3 10 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.75%) MS Project
6 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) assyst
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Office 365
2 5 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.24%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.75%) Yammer
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 213 (52.99%) Firewall
2 176 (43.78%) WAN
3 174 (43.28%) LAN
4 135 (33.58%) VPN
5 119 (29.60%) Cisco ASA
6 113 (28.11%) BGP
7 108 (26.87%) MPLS
8 103 (25.62%) VoIP
9 95 (23.63%) OSPF
10 87 (21.64%) Network Security
11 84 (20.90%) IPsec
12 81 (20.15%) DNS
13 77 (19.15%) EIGRP
14 74 (18.41%) VLAN
15 73 (18.16%) TCP/IP
16 64 (15.92%) DHCP
17 63 (15.67%) Cisco IOS
18 57 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
19 55 (13.68%) Ethernet
20 52 (12.94%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.75%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.50%) MS Access
3 2 (0.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
2 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.25%) Hudson
2 1 (0.25%) Redmine
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) Trac
2 1 (0.25%) Ant
2 1 (0.25%) JUnit
2 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.25%) Xcode
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
2 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 80 (19.90%) Finance
2 35 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.98%) Multimedia
4 14 (3.48%) Retail
5 13 (3.23%) Banking
6 9 (2.24%) Legal
7 8 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.49%) Law
10 5 (1.24%) Advertising
11 4 (1.00%) Local Government
11 4 (1.00%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 160 (39.80%) Network Engineer
2 43 (10.70%) Architect
3 37 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (8.71%) Analyst
5 32 (7.96%) Consultant
6 24 (5.97%) Network Architect
7 23 (5.72%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (5.72%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 21 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (4.73%) Support Analyst
11 17 (4.23%) Security Engineer
12 15 (3.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 15 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
12 15 (3.73%) Network Consultant
13 14 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
14 13 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
15 12 (2.99%) Design Engineer
16 11 (2.74%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.94%) 802.1X
2 14 (3.48%) XMPP
3 12 (2.99%) Middleware
4 7 (1.74%) .NET
5 5 (1.24%) Web Services
6 2 (0.50%) CSS
6 2 (0.50%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.25%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.25%) jQuery
7 1 (0.25%) RESTful
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
7 1 (0.25%) REST
7 1 (0.25%) CSS3
7 1 (0.25%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.25%) JSP
7 1 (0.25%) Servlets
7 1 (0.25%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 27 (6.72%) PKI
3 22 (5.47%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.74%) iPhone
6 10 (2.49%) NHS
6 10 (2.49%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.74%) iPad
8 6 (1.49%) CMDB
9 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) VHDL
10 3 (0.75%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.50%) BYOD
11 2 (0.50%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.36%) Windows
2 60 (14.93%) Linux
3 41 (10.20%) UNIX
4 24 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.73%) Mac OS X
6 17 (4.23%) Android
7 16 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.73%) Solaris
9 14 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.74%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.24%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.92%) ITIL
2 59 (14.68%) Load Balancing
3 52 (12.94%) Network Design
4 47 (11.69%) Network Management
5 28 (6.97%) Project Management
6 24 (5.97%) DDoS Mitigation
7 23 (5.72%) Service Management
8 22 (5.47%) WAN Optimisation
9 21 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (4.73%) Information Security
11 18 (4.48%) PRINCE2
11 18 (4.48%) Network Architecture
11 18 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (3.98%) Change Management
13 15 (3.73%) Migration
14 14 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (3.48%) Change Control
15 13 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.48%) SQL
2 11 (2.74%) C
2 11 (2.74%) VB
2 11 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 9 (2.24%) Python
4 7 (1.74%) Java
5 6 (1.49%) Perl
5 6 (1.49%) Ruby
6 5 (1.24%) C++
7 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.75%) Erlang
7 3 (0.75%) Assembly Language
7 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.50%) C#
8 2 (0.50%) PHP
8 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 176 (43.78%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (29.85%) CCNP
3 51 (12.69%) CCNA
4 35 (8.71%) Degree
5 33 (8.21%) CCIE
6 15 (3.73%) CISSP
7 14 (3.48%) CCSA
8 7 (1.74%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.49%) CCSE
9 6 (1.49%) CCDA
10 5 (1.24%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.75%) CCDP
12 3 (0.75%) MCP
12 3 (0.75%) MCSE
12 3 (0.75%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.75%) JNCIE
13 2 (0.50%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.71%) SLA
2 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) WAI
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.22%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.49%) Samba
6 5 (1.24%) Snort
6 5 (1.24%) Squid
6 5 (1.24%) Firmware
7 3 (0.75%) NFS
7 3 (0.75%) vSphere
8 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (6.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (4.73%) RANCID
3 14 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (3.48%) Control-M
3 14 (3.48%) BladeLogic
4 13 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 12 (2.99%) CiscoWorks
6 11 (2.74%) OpenView
7 9 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (1.99%) SCCM
9 6 (1.49%) NetCrunch
9 6 (1.49%) OPNET
9 6 (1.49%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.00%) WSUS
11 3 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.75%) Nagios
12 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 283 (70.40%) Cisco
2 107 (26.62%) CheckPoint
3 83 (20.65%) SolarWinds
4 68 (16.92%) Juniper
5 63 (15.67%) F5
6 53 (13.18%) Aruba
7 48 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 47 (11.69%) Citrix
9 45 (11.19%) Infoblox
10 42 (10.45%) Blue Coat
11 41 (10.20%) VMware
12 34 (8.46%) Riverbed
13 32 (7.96%) Nokia
13 32 (7.96%) Avaya
14 28 (6.97%) Nortel
15 26 (6.47%) HP
16 23 (5.72%) Symantec
17 19 (4.73%) Websense
18 18 (4.48%) Oracle
19 15 (3.73%) CA
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