Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 204 206
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 37 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 5.55% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 29
City of London median daily rate £365 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% -25.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £128 £129 £321
90th Percentile £487 £545 £505
Central London median daily rate £378 £313 £440
% change year-on-year +20.80% -28.98% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £29.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £29.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +73.53% -33.98%

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 858 703 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.30% 10.66% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 528 732
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.64% +4.18%
10th Percentile £206 £185 £263
90th Percentile £638 £641 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.21% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.90% +11.34% +3.60%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £34.13 £29.98 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.19% +11.34% +1.60%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in the City of London

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the City of London

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) WAN
5 15 (40.54%) LAN
6 14 (37.84%) Finance
7 13 (35.14%) CCNP
8 12 (32.43%) BGP
9 11 (29.73%) OSPF
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (27.03%) Network Security
10 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
11 9 (24.32%) CCNA
11 9 (24.32%) MPLS
11 9 (24.32%) Apple
11 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
11 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (21.62%) DNS
12 8 (21.62%) ITIL
13 7 (18.92%) VPN
13 7 (18.92%) DHCP
13 7 (18.92%) CCIE
13 7 (18.92%) Wireshark
14 6 (16.22%) iPhone
14 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (16.22%) Network Management
14 6 (16.22%) NX-OS
14 6 (16.22%) Windows 10

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 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) G Suite
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) LAN
4 12 (32.43%) BGP
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (29.73%) OSPF
6 10 (27.03%) Network Security
7 9 (24.32%) MPLS
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
9 7 (18.92%) DHCP
9 7 (18.92%) VPN
9 7 (18.92%) Wireshark
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (16.22%) ISDN
10 6 (16.22%) NX-OS
10 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (13.51%) Internet
11 5 (13.51%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Network Architect
3 6 (16.22%) IT Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) Junior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) Gearman
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.70%) WAP
2 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) iPhone
2 6 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (13.51%) iPad
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) Equities
6 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.70%) Handset
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
5 3 (8.11%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Network Management
2 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (5.41%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) CCIE
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.11%) MCITP
6 3 (8.11%) MCP
7 2 (5.41%) ACSP
7 2 (5.41%) ACTC
7 2 (5.41%) MCTS
8 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.70%) GIAC
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) Apple
3 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) F5
4 5 (13.51%) Juniper
5 4 (10.81%) Bloomberg
5 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
5 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.11%) NetScout
6 3 (8.11%) Reuters
6 3 (8.11%) SevOne
6 3 (8.11%) Sun
7 2 (5.41%) Ivanti
7 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Openreach
8 1 (2.70%) Samsung