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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 261 296 245
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -51
Contract jobs citing Wireless 164 138 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 4.88% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 100 121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.60 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.70 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +62.50%
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
2777 2826 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.53% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1901 2085
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 £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 86
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +1 30 £425 +3.97% 7
Croydon -16 4 £450 +18.03%
Canary Wharf +2 2 £160 -68.00%
Enfield - 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £600 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £388 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 254 (68.10%) Cisco
2 182 (48.79%) Firewall
3 152 (40.75%) LAN
4 145 (38.87%) WAN
5 136 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
6 125 (33.51%) TCP/IP
7 115 (30.83%) VPN
8 108 (28.95%) CCNP
9 104 (27.88%) CheckPoint
10 101 (27.08%) Finance
11 99 (26.54%) Windows
12 95 (25.47%) Cisco ASA
13 94 (25.20%) Juniper
14 89 (23.86%) Data Centre
15 75 (20.11%) Network Security
16 74 (19.84%) Microsoft
17 71 (19.03%) Active Directory
17 71 (19.03%) Change Management
18 69 (18.50%) DNS
19 66 (17.69%) DHCP
19 66 (17.69%) Aruba
20 64 (17.16%) OSPF
21 59 (15.82%) F5
22 58 (15.55%) Cisco Wireless
23 56 (15.01%) BGP
23 56 (15.01%) CCNA
24 55 (14.75%) ITIL
24 55 (14.75%) SolarWinds
24 55 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
25 54 (14.48%) CCIE

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 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (2.95%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.80%) JBoss
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.54%) IIS
8 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 43 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.65%) MS Office
3 7 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.31%) Office 365
3 21 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.80%) G Suite
5 3 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 182 (48.79%) Firewall
2 152 (40.75%) LAN
3 145 (38.87%) WAN
4 125 (33.51%) TCP/IP
5 115 (30.83%) VPN
6 95 (25.47%) Cisco ASA
7 75 (20.11%) Network Security
8 69 (18.50%) DNS
9 66 (17.69%) DHCP
10 64 (17.16%) OSPF
11 58 (15.55%) Cisco Wireless
12 56 (15.01%) BGP
13 55 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (14.48%) Internet
15 50 (13.40%) IPsec
16 46 (12.33%) BIG-IP
16 46 (12.33%) WLAN
17 44 (11.80%) Ethernet
18 40 (10.72%) VoIP
19 37 (9.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.88%) MySQL
3 4 (1.07%) MariaDB
3 4 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.27%) MS Access
5 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Power BI
5 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) RSpec
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 101 (27.08%) Finance
2 16 (4.29%) Banking
3 15 (4.02%) Retail
4 12 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.41%) Legal
7 6 (1.61%) Advertising
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (39.41%) Network Engineer
2 51 (13.67%) Architect
3 37 (9.92%) Security Engineer
4 36 (9.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 35 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 34 (9.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 34 (9.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (8.31%) Support Engineer
8 26 (6.97%) Analyst
9 24 (6.43%) Consultant
10 19 (5.09%) Network Architect
11 17 (4.56%) Administrator
11 17 (4.56%) Desktop Support
11 17 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.75%) Network Support
12 14 (3.75%) Voice Engineer
13 13 (3.49%) Wireless Architect
14 12 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.22%) Support Analyst
15 11 (2.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.53%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.61%) WAP
3 5 (1.34%) Middleware
4 4 (1.07%) Web Services
4 4 (1.07%) XMPP
5 3 (0.80%) CSS
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.27%) CSS3
7 1 (0.27%) HTML
7 1 (0.27%) HTML5
7 1 (0.27%) JMS
7 1 (0.27%) Resque
7 1 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (23.86%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.31%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.70%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (4.56%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.95%) BYOD
6 11 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.61%) PKI
7 6 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
8 5 (1.34%) Clustering
9 4 (1.07%) NHS
9 4 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.80%) CMDB
10 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Handset
10 3 (0.80%) iPad
10 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 99 (26.54%) Windows
2 37 (9.92%) Windows 7
3 36 (9.65%) Windows Server
4 34 (9.12%) Linux
5 21 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.22%) Unix
7 12 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.95%) Mac OS X
8 11 (2.95%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.68%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.14%) Solaris
11 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.54%) Android
13 1 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.03%) Change Management
2 55 (14.75%) ITIL
3 36 (9.65%) Project Management
4 32 (8.58%) Network Design
5 30 (8.04%) Time Management
6 26 (6.97%) Load Balancing
7 24 (6.43%) Migration
8 23 (6.17%) Network Architecture
9 22 (5.90%) Network Management
10 20 (5.36%) Service Management
11 19 (5.09%) Identity Management
11 19 (5.09%) Validation
12 18 (4.83%) Information Security
13 16 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (3.22%) Problem Management
15 11 (2.95%) Asset Management
15 11 (2.95%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (2.95%) PRINCE2
16 10 (2.68%) ITIL V3
16 10 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.02%) Java
2 9 (2.41%) C
2 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (2.14%) SQL
4 6 (1.61%) Python
5 4 (1.07%) C++
5 4 (1.07%) Perl
6 2 (0.54%) Ruby
7 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.27%) Fortran
7 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.27%) VB
7 1 (0.27%) VBA
7 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (28.95%) CCNP
3 56 (15.01%) CCNA
4 54 (14.48%) CCIE
5 32 (8.58%) Degree
6 26 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (6.70%) CCSA
7 25 (6.70%) MCSE
8 24 (6.43%) Security Cleared
9 20 (5.36%) MCSA
10 19 (5.09%) CCSE
11 18 (4.83%) ACDT
11 18 (4.83%) ACHDS
11 18 (4.83%) ACTC
11 18 (4.83%) MCDST
11 18 (4.83%) MCP
11 18 (4.83%) MCSM
11 18 (4.83%) Network+ Certification
12 15 (4.02%) JNCIP
12 15 (4.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.97%) PCI DSS
2 23 (6.17%) SLA
3 16 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.54%) QA
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 71 (19.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.43%) Virtual Servers
3 22 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.95%) ProxySG
6 8 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.61%) Firmware
7 6 (1.61%) vSphere
8 5 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.80%) XenApp
11 2 (0.54%) BIND 9
11 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.54%) XenServer
12 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (6.97%) FortiGate
2 20 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (5.36%) Nagios
3 14 (3.75%) Cacti
4 12 (3.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (3.22%) Puppet
5 9 (2.41%) Ansible
5 9 (2.41%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.41%) SCCM
6 7 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.88%) OPNET
7 6 (1.61%) EnCase
7 6 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.34%) SmokePing
9 4 (1.07%) OpenView
10 3 (0.80%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.80%) Control-M
10 3 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 254 (68.10%) Cisco
2 104 (27.88%) CheckPoint
3 94 (25.20%) Juniper
4 74 (19.84%) Microsoft
5 66 (17.69%) Aruba
6 59 (15.82%) F5
7 55 (14.75%) SolarWinds
8 54 (14.48%) Blue Coat
9 52 (13.94%) Palo Alto
10 45 (12.06%) Citrix
11 44 (11.80%) Riverbed
12 31 (8.31%) VMware
13 25 (6.70%) Meraki
14 23 (6.17%) Apple
15 22 (5.90%) Fortinet
15 22 (5.90%) HP
16 18 (4.83%) FireEye
16 18 (4.83%) Oracle
17 17 (4.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 16 (4.29%) TippingPoint
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