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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 275 296 241
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -55
Contract jobs citing Wireless 148 140 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 4.52% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 81 99
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.50 £21.70 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 40 £318 -12.41% 18
Uxbridge - 2 - - 3
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £419 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 189 (60.77%) Cisco
2 148 (47.59%) LAN
3 113 (36.33%) Firewall
4 102 (32.80%) WAN
5 95 (30.55%) Cisco Certification
6 92 (29.58%) Windows
7 81 (26.05%) VPN
8 76 (24.44%) Microsoft
9 70 (22.51%) Juniper
10 69 (22.19%) CCNP
11 62 (19.94%) WLAN
12 60 (19.29%) Windows 7
13 58 (18.65%) Active Directory
14 52 (16.72%) DNS
15 50 (16.08%) DHCP
16 48 (15.43%) Citrix
17 47 (15.11%) VoIP
17 47 (15.11%) MS Exchange
18 46 (14.79%) TCP/IP
19 45 (14.47%) VMware
19 45 (14.47%) Network Security
20 43 (13.83%) HP
21 42 (13.50%) Finance
21 42 (13.50%) F5
22 41 (13.18%) Cisco ASA
23 40 (12.86%) CheckPoint
24 39 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
25 38 (12.22%) MS Office
26 36 (11.58%) BGP
27 35 (11.25%) OSPF

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.11%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (4.18%) Lync
6 7 (2.25%) IIS
6 7 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 38 (12.22%) MS Office
2 35 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.64%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.96%) assyst
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.57%) Office 365
2 2 (0.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 148 (47.59%) LAN
2 113 (36.33%) Firewall
3 102 (32.80%) WAN
4 81 (26.05%) VPN
5 62 (19.94%) WLAN
6 52 (16.72%) DNS
7 50 (16.08%) DHCP
8 47 (15.11%) VoIP
9 46 (14.79%) TCP/IP
10 45 (14.47%) Network Security
11 41 (13.18%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (11.58%) BGP
13 35 (11.25%) OSPF
14 32 (10.29%) SAN
14 32 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (9.32%) SSL
16 24 (7.72%) IPsec
17 22 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (6.75%) EIGRP
19 18 (5.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.64%) DB2
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) MS Access
5 1 (0.32%) Ingres
5 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.32%) PVCS
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.32%) JUnit
3 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 42 (13.50%) Finance
2 15 (4.82%) Retail
3 13 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.54%) Banking
5 5 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.29%) Local Government
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Front Office
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (24.12%) Network Engineer
2 40 (12.86%) Architect
3 36 (11.58%) Analyst
4 34 (10.93%) Consultant
5 25 (8.04%) Security Engineer
6 23 (7.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.47%) Project Engineer
9 15 (4.82%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (4.50%) Network Consultant
11 13 (4.18%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.86%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.54%) Network Support
14 10 (3.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 10 (3.22%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (3.22%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.22%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.29%) .NET
1 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.64%) Ajax
2 2 (0.64%) WCF
2 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.64%) HTML
2 2 (0.64%) CSS
2 2 (0.64%) ADO.NET
2 2 (0.64%) Web Services
2 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (0.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.32%) WAP
3 1 (0.32%) COM
3 1 (0.32%) SOAP
3 1 (0.32%) LAMP
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.14%) Hedge funds
2 13 (4.18%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.18%) Clustering
3 12 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.61%) CCTV
6 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.29%) PKI
6 4 (1.29%) SecurID
6 4 (1.29%) Handset
6 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.29%) NHS
7 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) EPoS
8 2 (0.64%) Online Games
8 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.64%) FMCG
8 2 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.58%) Windows
2 60 (19.29%) Windows 7
3 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (9.32%) Windows XP
5 28 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (8.68%) Linux
7 21 (6.75%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.22%) Android
9 8 (2.57%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.25%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.25%) UNIX
11 3 (0.96%) Solaris
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.64%) VMS
12 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.93%) ITIL
2 25 (8.04%) BCP
3 22 (7.07%) Business Continuity
4 20 (6.43%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (6.11%) Security Architecture
6 17 (5.47%) Business Continuity Planning
7 14 (4.50%) Load Balancing
7 14 (4.50%) Project Management
8 13 (4.18%) Mentoring
8 13 (4.18%) Network Management
9 12 (3.86%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (3.86%) Network Architecture
10 11 (3.54%) Migration
10 11 (3.54%) Data Protection
10 11 (3.54%) Network Design
11 10 (3.22%) Low Latency
12 9 (2.89%) Change Management
12 9 (2.89%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.57%) Service Management
13 8 (2.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.89%) SQL
2 5 (1.61%) C
3 4 (1.29%) Perl
4 3 (0.96%) C#
4 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.64%) VB
5 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) Java
6 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (30.55%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (22.19%) CCNP
3 31 (9.97%) CCNA
4 29 (9.32%) CCIE
5 17 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 17 (5.47%) CCDP
5 17 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.86%) Degree
7 10 (3.22%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.22%) CCDA
8 9 (2.89%) CISSP
8 9 (2.89%) MCITP
9 6 (1.93%) CISM
9 6 (1.93%) MCSE
10 5 (1.61%) MCP
10 5 (1.61%) HP ASE
10 5 (1.61%) ACSP
10 5 (1.61%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.29%) CCVP
11 4 (1.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 58 (18.65%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.89%) XenApp
5 8 (2.57%) vSphere
6 5 (1.61%) UAG
7 4 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.96%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.64%) Xen
10 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.32%) XenServer
10 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (6.11%) SCCM
2 9 (2.89%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (2.89%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.57%) SCOrch
4 7 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.96%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.64%) AppManager
9 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.32%) RANCID
10 1 (0.32%) OpenView
10 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 189 (60.77%) Cisco
2 76 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 70 (22.51%) Juniper
4 48 (15.43%) Citrix
5 45 (14.47%) VMware
6 43 (13.83%) HP
7 42 (13.50%) F5
8 40 (12.86%) CheckPoint
9 28 (9.00%) Aruba
10 19 (6.11%) Blue Coat
11 18 (5.79%) Apple
11 18 (5.79%) Symantec
11 18 (5.79%) SolarWinds
12 13 (4.18%) McAfee
12 13 (4.18%) Mitel
13 12 (3.86%) Dell
13 12 (3.86%) Meraki
14 11 (3.54%) EMC
14 11 (3.54%) Nortel
15 9 (2.89%) Websense
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