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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 241 238 280
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +42
Contract jobs citing Wireless 199 203 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 6.77% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 132 92
Median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £221 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 16
Median hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% +51.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £35.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +88.00%
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
2942 2998 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1920 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 +27 28 £433 +19.31% 4
Croydon - 3 £463 -
Docklands, London +11 2 £525 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 £375 - 1
Canary Wharf +1 1 £500 -
Hounslow -2 1 £260 -9.56%
Ilford -4 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 257 (69.65%) Cisco
2 191 (51.76%) Firewall
3 170 (46.07%) Cisco Certification
4 162 (43.90%) WAN
5 158 (42.82%) LAN
6 127 (34.42%) CCNP
7 102 (27.64%) ITIL
8 86 (23.31%) CCNA
9 82 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 82 (22.22%) Network Security
10 76 (20.60%) CheckPoint
11 73 (19.78%) Windows
12 69 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (18.70%) Cisco Wireless
13 68 (18.43%) CCIE
14 66 (17.89%) Data Centre
15 65 (17.62%) MPLS
16 64 (17.34%) VPN
17 57 (15.45%) VoIP
18 56 (15.18%) Finance
19 55 (14.91%) Microsoft
20 53 (14.36%) Cisco Nexus
21 51 (13.82%) Internet
22 49 (13.28%) DNS
22 49 (13.28%) Juniper
23 47 (12.74%) OSPF
24 44 (11.92%) BGP
25 43 (11.65%) Network Design
26 42 (11.38%) Palo Alto
27 41 (11.11%) 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 12 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.71%) IBM Notes
3 9 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (1.90%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.63%) JBoss
5 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) Node.js
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (7.05%) MS Office
2 22 (5.96%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.98%) Office 365
2 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.81%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 191 (51.76%) Firewall
2 162 (43.90%) WAN
3 158 (42.82%) LAN
4 82 (22.22%) Network Security
4 82 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 69 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (18.70%) Cisco Wireless
6 65 (17.62%) MPLS
7 64 (17.34%) VPN
8 57 (15.45%) VoIP
9 53 (14.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 51 (13.82%) Internet
11 49 (13.28%) DNS
12 47 (12.74%) OSPF
13 44 (11.92%) BGP
14 40 (10.84%) DHCP
15 32 (8.67%) Cisco ISE
16 31 (8.40%) WLAN
17 30 (8.13%) VLAN
18 28 (7.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.54%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.27%) Big Data
6 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.54%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.27%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) Gradle
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Maven
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium IDE
General
1 56 (15.18%) Finance
2 31 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.88%) Retail
4 17 (4.61%) Banking
5 9 (2.44%) Legal
6 6 (1.63%) Law
7 5 (1.36%) Electronics
7 5 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.08%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) Billing
9 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.81%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (43.63%) Network Engineer
2 45 (12.20%) Analyst
3 44 (11.92%) Architect
4 43 (11.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 32 (8.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 27 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 25 (6.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 25 (6.78%) Security Engineer
8 24 (6.50%) Network Analyst
8 24 (6.50%) Voice Engineer
9 22 (5.96%) Network Architect
10 20 (5.42%) Voice Network Engineer
11 17 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (4.07%) Project Manager
12 15 (4.07%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.07%) VoIP Engineer
13 12 (3.25%) Designer
13 12 (3.25%) Support Engineer
14 11 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (2.71%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.13%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.63%) Middleware
2 6 (1.63%) XMPP
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.81%) Android SDK
4 3 (0.81%) REST
5 2 (0.54%) .NET
5 2 (0.54%) CSS
5 2 (0.54%) JSON
5 2 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.27%) HTML
6 1 (0.27%) HTML5
6 1 (0.27%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.27%) Java Concurrency
6 1 (0.27%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.27%) RESTful
6 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.61%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.61%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.71%) PKI
6 8 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.08%) Handset
7 4 (1.08%) iPad
7 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.08%) SCADA
8 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.81%) iPhone
8 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.81%) Statistics
8 3 (0.81%) User Experience
9 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.78%) Windows
2 30 (8.13%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.69%) Linux
5 19 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.88%) Unix
7 16 (4.34%) Mac OS X
7 16 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.34%) Windows XP
8 13 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.71%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.17%) Solaris
11 6 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.08%) Android
13 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.27%) VMS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.64%) ITIL
2 43 (11.65%) Network Design
3 40 (10.84%) Change Management
4 33 (8.94%) Project Management
5 29 (7.86%) Network Management
6 27 (7.32%) Migration
6 27 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (5.15%) Load Balancing
8 16 (4.34%) Service Management
9 15 (4.07%) Network Architecture
10 13 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 13 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (3.52%) WAN Optimisation
11 12 (3.25%) Information Security
11 12 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.98%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (2.44%) High Availability
13 9 (2.44%) PRINCE2
14 8 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.52%) Java
2 9 (2.44%) Python
3 8 (2.17%) Perl
4 7 (1.90%) C
5 6 (1.63%) SQL
6 5 (1.36%) C#
6 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.08%) C++
8 3 (0.81%) Ruby
9 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.27%) Lisp
10 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.27%) VB
10 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 170 (46.07%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (34.42%) CCNP
3 86 (23.31%) CCNA
4 68 (18.43%) CCIE
5 25 (6.78%) CCDP
5 25 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.69%) Degree
7 12 (3.25%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.25%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.98%) CCNP Voice
9 10 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.44%) CISSP
11 8 (2.17%) MCP
11 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.63%) MCSE
13 5 (1.36%) CCSA
14 4 (1.08%) BICSI Certification
14 4 (1.08%) BICSI RCDD
14 4 (1.08%) CCSE
15 3 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.13%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.08%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 41 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.90%) vSphere
5 5 (1.36%) UAG
5 5 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.08%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.08%) XenApp
7 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.81%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.54%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) Samba
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (9.21%) FortiGate
2 18 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (3.79%) SCCM
4 11 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.36%) Control-M
7 5 (1.36%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (1.08%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.81%) Nagios
9 3 (0.81%) OPNET
9 3 (0.81%) TrustSec
9 3 (0.81%) WSUS
10 2 (0.54%) AppManager
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 257 (69.65%) Cisco
2 76 (20.60%) CheckPoint
3 55 (14.91%) Microsoft
4 49 (13.28%) Juniper
5 42 (11.38%) Palo Alto
6 37 (10.03%) SolarWinds
7 34 (9.21%) Riverbed
8 32 (8.67%) Citrix
9 30 (8.13%) F5
10 29 (7.86%) Aruba
11 28 (7.59%) VMware
12 23 (6.23%) NICE Systems
13 21 (5.69%) Remedy
14 19 (5.15%) Fortinet
14 19 (5.15%) HP
15 16 (4.34%) Oracle
16 15 (4.07%) Blue Coat
17 13 (3.52%) Symantec
18 11 (2.98%) Forcepoint
19 10 (2.71%) Dell
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