The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 244 255 267
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 205 196 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 6.46% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 127 118
Median daily rate £420 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £196 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.66 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +23.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £18.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.75 £119.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
3258 3035 3144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.83% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 1957 1931
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 86 98
Median hourly rate £21.45 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 17 £475 +5.55% 8
Croydon -8 6 £300 +57.89% 2
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Ilford -3 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £363 -
Brentford - 1 £195 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £288 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £315 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 281 (71.50%) Cisco
2 208 (52.93%) Firewall
3 184 (46.82%) Cisco Certification
4 166 (42.24%) WAN
5 154 (39.19%) TCP/IP
6 152 (38.68%) LAN
7 136 (34.61%) CCNP
8 110 (27.99%) Cisco ASA
9 102 (25.95%) VPN
10 94 (23.92%) ITIL
10 94 (23.92%) CheckPoint
10 94 (23.92%) Network Security
11 90 (22.90%) Windows
12 89 (22.65%) Finance
13 88 (22.39%) CCNA
14 87 (22.14%) CCIE
14 87 (22.14%) Juniper
14 87 (22.14%) Data Centre
15 76 (19.34%) Change Management
16 67 (17.05%) OSPF
16 67 (17.05%) Aruba
17 65 (16.54%) BGP
17 65 (16.54%) DNS
18 64 (16.28%) VoIP
18 64 (16.28%) MPLS
19 63 (16.03%) Microsoft
20 62 (15.78%) Cisco Wireless
21 60 (15.27%) F5
21 60 (15.27%) Cisco Nexus
22 59 (15.01%) Active Directory

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (2.54%) IBM Notes
3 10 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.76%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.63%) MS Office
3 13 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.40%) Office 365
2 23 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.53%) Google Apps
5 5 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.76%) PaaS
6 3 (0.76%) SaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 208 (52.93%) Firewall
2 166 (42.24%) WAN
3 154 (39.19%) TCP/IP
4 152 (38.68%) LAN
5 110 (27.99%) Cisco ASA
6 102 (25.95%) VPN
7 94 (23.92%) Network Security
8 67 (17.05%) OSPF
9 65 (16.54%) BGP
9 65 (16.54%) DNS
10 64 (16.28%) MPLS
10 64 (16.28%) VoIP
11 62 (15.78%) Cisco Wireless
12 60 (15.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 58 (14.76%) DHCP
14 41 (10.43%) Internet
15 40 (10.18%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (9.41%) BIG-IP
17 34 (8.65%) EIGRP
17 34 (8.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.27%) MySQL
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.02%) MariaDB
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.25%) MS Access
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.25%) Power BI
7 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.25%) Gradle
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) RSpec
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 89 (22.65%) Finance
2 21 (5.34%) Banking
3 16 (4.07%) Retail
4 13 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.54%) Legal
6 9 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.53%) Billing
7 6 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.27%) Games
9 3 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 161 (40.97%) Network Engineer
2 52 (13.23%) Architect
3 40 (10.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 37 (9.41%) Analyst
5 36 (9.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 36 (9.16%) Security Engineer
6 35 (8.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 34 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 25 (6.36%) Network Architect
9 24 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.85%) Consultant
11 20 (5.09%) Voice Engineer
12 18 (4.58%) VoIP Engineer
13 17 (4.33%) Network Analyst
14 15 (3.82%) Designer
15 14 (3.56%) Support Analyst
15 14 (3.56%) Voice Network Engineer
16 13 (3.31%) Wireless Architect
17 12 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
18 11 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.47%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.02%) Middleware
2 4 (1.02%) XMPP
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) HTML
4 2 (0.51%) HTML5
4 2 (0.51%) JSON
4 2 (0.51%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) CSS3
5 1 (0.25%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.25%) Java Concurrency
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.25%) Resque
5 1 (0.25%) REST
5 1 (0.25%) RESTful
5 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (22.14%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.85%) Blackberry
4 22 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (3.05%) PKI
7 11 (2.80%) BYOD
8 8 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.02%) Statistics
10 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.76%) Handset
10 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.90%) Windows
2 41 (10.43%) Windows Server
3 30 (7.63%) Linux
4 27 (6.87%) Windows 7
5 21 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.07%) Windows 10
8 14 (3.56%) Unix
8 14 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.05%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.05%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.54%) Solaris
11 7 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.76%) Android
14 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.25%) Mandriva Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.92%) ITIL
2 76 (19.34%) Change Management
3 48 (12.21%) Network Design
4 36 (9.16%) Network Management
4 36 (9.16%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (7.38%) Project Management
6 23 (5.85%) Time Management
7 21 (5.34%) Network Architecture
8 18 (4.58%) Load Balancing
8 18 (4.58%) Service Management
9 17 (4.33%) Information Security
10 16 (4.07%) Migration
11 15 (3.82%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (3.56%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.31%) WAN Optimisation
14 12 (3.05%) Change Control
15 11 (2.80%) E-Commerce
15 11 (2.80%) Incident Management
15 11 (2.80%) Network Planning
15 11 (2.80%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.33%) Java
2 16 (4.07%) Shell Script
3 12 (3.05%) Python
4 11 (2.80%) Perl
5 9 (2.29%) C
6 8 (2.04%) C++
6 8 (2.04%) SQL
7 7 (1.78%) Ruby
8 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.27%) C#
10 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.25%) Fortran
11 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.25%) R
11 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 184 (46.82%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (34.61%) CCNP
3 88 (22.39%) CCNA
4 87 (22.14%) CCIE
5 42 (10.69%) Security Cleared
6 34 (8.65%) Degree
7 28 (7.12%) CCDP
8 22 (5.60%) SC Cleared
9 18 (4.58%) CCSE
10 16 (4.07%) DV Cleared
11 14 (3.56%) JNCIP
12 13 (3.31%) MCSA
12 13 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.80%) CISSP
13 11 (2.80%) MCP
13 11 (2.80%) MCSE
13 11 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (2.54%) A+ Certification
14 10 (2.54%) ACTC
14 10 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.34%) SLA
2 15 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 59 (15.01%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.78%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.78%) vSphere
7 5 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.02%) Firmware
8 4 (1.02%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.02%) UAG
9 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.25%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (6.87%) FortiGate
2 22 (5.60%) Nagios
3 20 (5.09%) Cacti
4 18 (4.58%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (2.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (2.29%) SmokePing
7 7 (1.78%) OpenView
7 7 (1.78%) Puppet
7 7 (1.78%) SCCM
8 6 (1.53%) Ansible
8 6 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.02%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.76%) EnCase
11 3 (0.76%) OPNET
12 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.51%) Nessus
12 2 (0.51%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 281 (71.50%) Cisco
2 94 (23.92%) CheckPoint
3 87 (22.14%) Juniper
4 67 (17.05%) Aruba
5 63 (16.03%) Microsoft
6 60 (15.27%) F5
7 55 (13.99%) SolarWinds
8 50 (12.72%) Riverbed
9 44 (11.20%) Palo Alto
10 34 (8.65%) Blue Coat
11 30 (7.63%) Citrix
12 28 (7.12%) Remedy
13 25 (6.36%) NICE Systems
14 23 (5.85%) HP
15 22 (5.60%) VMware
16 18 (4.58%) Meraki
17 17 (4.33%) Oracle
18 15 (3.82%) FireEye
18 15 (3.82%) Fortinet
19 14 (3.56%) Radianz
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