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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / London
Rank 250 246 247
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 157 157 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 6.02% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 98 94
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £184 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +117.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
2461 2607 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.70% 12.70% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1703 1854
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 69
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 27 £375 -7.40% 14
Croydon -12 2 £450 -1.36% 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Ruislip - 1 £265 -
Twickenham - 1 £220 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 248 (71.68%) Cisco
2 162 (46.82%) Firewall
3 151 (43.64%) LAN
4 149 (43.06%) WAN
5 127 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
6 113 (32.66%) TCP/IP
7 105 (30.35%) CheckPoint
8 102 (29.48%) VPN
9 99 (28.61%) CCNP
10 94 (27.17%) Finance
11 90 (26.01%) Juniper
12 86 (24.86%) Windows
13 83 (23.99%) Data Centre
14 75 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
15 72 (20.81%) Active Directory
15 72 (20.81%) Microsoft
16 70 (20.23%) Network Security
17 64 (18.50%) Change Management
18 58 (16.76%) Cisco Wireless
19 57 (16.47%) ITIL
20 56 (16.18%) CCNA
21 55 (15.90%) CCIE
21 55 (15.90%) OSPF
21 55 (15.90%) DHCP
22 54 (15.61%) Cisco Nexus
23 53 (15.32%) F5
24 51 (14.74%) Internet
24 51 (14.74%) Aruba
25 50 (14.45%) Palo Alto
26 49 (14.16%) SolarWinds

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 15 (4.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (2.60%) IBM Notes
2 9 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.58%) JBoss
5 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (11.85%) MS Office
2 35 (10.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.91%) Office 365
4 4 (1.16%) Akamai
4 4 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.87%) G Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 162 (46.82%) Firewall
2 151 (43.64%) LAN
3 149 (43.06%) WAN
4 113 (32.66%) TCP/IP
5 102 (29.48%) VPN
6 75 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (20.23%) Network Security
8 58 (16.76%) Cisco Wireless
9 55 (15.90%) DHCP
9 55 (15.90%) OSPF
10 54 (15.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (14.74%) Internet
12 49 (14.16%) DNS
13 47 (13.58%) WLAN
14 45 (13.01%) VoIP
15 44 (12.72%) BGP
16 43 (12.43%) IPsec
17 42 (12.14%) Ethernet
18 37 (10.69%) MPLS
19 34 (9.83%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.73%) MySQL
1 6 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.29%) Big Data
4 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.29%) MS Access
4 1 (0.29%) Power BI
4 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) JIRA
1 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 94 (27.17%) Finance
2 20 (5.78%) Banking
3 12 (3.47%) Retail
4 11 (3.18%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.18%) Legal
5 9 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.02%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Games
7 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (37.57%) Network Engineer
2 37 (10.69%) Analyst
2 37 (10.69%) Architect
3 32 (9.25%) Support Engineer
4 28 (8.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (7.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (7.80%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (6.94%) Security Engineer
7 23 (6.65%) Support Analyst
8 22 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (6.36%) Consultant
8 22 (6.36%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (5.78%) Network Support
10 19 (5.49%) Network Architect
11 16 (4.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.62%) Desktop Support
12 15 (4.34%) Administrator
12 15 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.34%) Network Analyst
13 14 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.54%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.02%) WAP
2 7 (2.02%) Web Services
3 6 (1.73%) XMPP
4 4 (1.16%) Middleware
5 2 (0.58%) CSS
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.99%) Data Centre
2 32 (9.25%) Blackberry
3 29 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.65%) Management Information System
5 21 (6.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (4.91%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (3.18%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (2.02%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.73%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.45%) NHS
12 4 (1.16%) CMDB
12 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.16%) iPad
13 3 (0.87%) Clustering
13 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.58%) Social Media
14 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.86%) Windows
2 45 (13.01%) Windows 7
3 26 (7.51%) Linux
4 25 (7.23%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.20%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.91%) Mac OS X
7 15 (4.34%) Windows 10
8 13 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.89%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.31%) Unix
10 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.45%) Android
13 3 (0.87%) Solaris
13 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) Mandriva Linux
15 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.50%) Change Management
2 57 (16.47%) ITIL
3 32 (9.25%) Load Balancing
4 31 (8.96%) Project Management
5 29 (8.38%) Service Management
6 27 (7.80%) Network Design
7 26 (7.51%) Information Security
7 26 (7.51%) Time Management
8 24 (6.94%) Migration
9 21 (6.07%) Network Management
10 20 (5.78%) Network Architecture
11 18 (5.20%) Validation
12 17 (4.91%) Identity Management
13 16 (4.62%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.76%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (3.18%) Asset Management
15 11 (3.18%) Network Monitoring
16 10 (2.89%) DevOps
16 10 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.18%) Java
2 7 (2.02%) C
2 7 (2.02%) SQL
3 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.73%) Python
3 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.16%) Perl
5 2 (0.58%) C++
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) C#
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.29%) Fortran
6 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) VBA
6 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (28.61%) CCNP
3 56 (16.18%) CCNA
4 55 (15.90%) CCIE
5 26 (7.51%) CCSA
6 23 (6.65%) Degree
7 22 (6.36%) MCSE
7 22 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (5.78%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.62%) ACDT
9 16 (4.62%) ACHDS
9 16 (4.62%) ACTC
9 16 (4.62%) MCDST
9 16 (4.62%) MCP
9 16 (4.62%) MCSA
9 16 (4.62%) MCSM
9 16 (4.62%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (4.34%) CCSE
11 14 (4.05%) JNCIP
12 12 (3.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.38%) SLA
2 25 (7.23%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 72 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.91%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (3.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (3.47%) vSphere
6 7 (2.02%) Firmware
7 6 (1.73%) ProxySG
8 5 (1.45%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.58%) BIND 9
10 2 (0.58%) XenApp
10 2 (0.58%) XenServer
11 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (7.23%) FortiGate
2 19 (5.49%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (4.91%) Nagios
4 12 (3.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (2.60%) Puppet
5 9 (2.60%) SCCM
6 8 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (2.02%) Cacti
7 7 (2.02%) EnCase
7 7 (2.02%) OPNET
8 6 (1.73%) Ansible
8 6 (1.73%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.87%) Control-M
9 3 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 248 (71.68%) Cisco
2 105 (30.35%) CheckPoint
3 90 (26.01%) Juniper
4 72 (20.81%) Microsoft
5 53 (15.32%) F5
6 51 (14.74%) Aruba
7 50 (14.45%) Palo Alto
8 49 (14.16%) SolarWinds
9 45 (13.01%) Blue Coat
10 40 (11.56%) Citrix
11 37 (10.69%) Riverbed
12 33 (9.54%) VMware
13 26 (7.51%) Apple
14 20 (5.78%) Fortinet
15 18 (5.20%) HP
16 15 (4.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 14 (4.05%) FireEye
17 14 (4.05%) Meraki
17 14 (4.05%) TippingPoint
17 14 (4.05%) Tufin
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £75 - 85 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £20 to £28 per hour 4 Months +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago