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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 154 127 144
Rank change year-on-year -27 +17 +37
Contract jobs citing Wireless 32 18 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 6.64% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
10th Percentile £404 £206 £298
25th Percentile £425 £341 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £425 £350
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% -22.22%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £500
90th Percentile £660 £750 £594
Central London median daily rate £484 £425 £338
% change year-on-year +13.82% +25.93% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
10th Percentile £35.65 - £24.15
25th Percentile £36.63 - £32.33
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £42.63
75th Percentile £42.63 - £52.56
90th Percentile £43.75 - £54.93
Central London median hourly rate £39.50 - £42.63
% change year-on-year - - +59.35%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 405 271 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.65% 9.69% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 205 227
10th Percentile £313 £325 £208
25th Percentile £450 £400 £334
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.50% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £692 £655
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
10th Percentile £21.00 £11.98 £14.85
25th Percentile £23.50 £12.69 £22.46
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year +137.29% -60.27% +16.93%
75th Percentile £53.13 £17.19 £48.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £18.13 £53.88
Central London median hourly rate £37.25 £15.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +136.51% -56.85% +62.22%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the City of London

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Wireless in the City of London

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Wireless in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Wireless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 18 (56.25%) LAN
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 14 (43.75%) Firewall
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) CCNP
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Juniper
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Azure
7 8 (25.00%) Aruba
7 8 (25.00%) Social Skills
8 7 (21.88%) SD-WAN
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (21.88%) WLAN
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) VLAN
9 6 (18.75%) SCCM
9 6 (18.75%) Network Design
10 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) NGFW
11 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Transfer
11 4 (12.50%) Internet
11 4 (12.50%) MPLS
11 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Azure
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (9.38%) AWS
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Storage
5 1 (3.13%) Route 53
5 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) LAN
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Wireless
3 7 (21.88%) SD-WAN
3 7 (21.88%) VLAN
3 7 (21.88%) WLAN
4 5 (15.63%) NGFW
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) MPLS
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.38%) DWDM
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) HTTP
7 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Network Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth
2 1 (3.13%) SAML
2 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) Velocity
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) IoT
2 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.25%) Housing Association
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) SCADA
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) VMS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Network Design
2 4 (12.50%) DevOps
2 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Transfer
2 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Storage Management
3 3 (9.38%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) OSCP
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.13%) CWAP
5 1 (3.13%) CWDP
5 1 (3.13%) CWNA
5 1 (3.13%) GIAC
5 1 (3.13%) GPEN
5 1 (3.13%) GXPN
5 1 (3.13%) OSCE
5 1 (3.13%) OSWP
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) SCSM
4 2 (6.25%) Terraform
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) Aruba
2 8 (25.00%) Juniper
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.50%) Zscaler
5 3 (9.38%) Draytek
5 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Meraki
6 2 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Commvault
7 1 (3.13%) Reuters