Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 197 209
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 42 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.60% 4.54% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 51
City of London median daily rate £395 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £134 £263 £300
90th Percentile £538 £530 £538
Central London median daily rate £331 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -23.41% +1.76% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.09% +214.29% -89.06%
10th Percentile £17.45 £55.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £29.95 £55.00 £18.75
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -59.09% +214.29% -89.06%

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 750 970 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.51% 14.48% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 740 831
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 31
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -7.79%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £23.52 £48.63 £29.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -5.37%

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 23 November 2017.

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

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
Wireless
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) WAN
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (42.86%) LAN
3 18 (42.86%) Firewall
4 14 (33.33%) VPN
5 13 (30.95%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 12 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 11 (26.19%) CCNP
7 11 (26.19%) BGP
7 11 (26.19%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) CCNA
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) CCIE
9 9 (21.43%) Broadband
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (21.43%) Network Security
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (19.05%) Network Design
11 7 (16.67%) VMware
11 7 (16.67%) OSPF
11 7 (16.67%) VLAN
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (14.29%) Network Management
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (14.29%) MPLS
12 6 (14.29%) Citrix

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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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) WAN
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) LAN
3 14 (33.33%) VPN
4 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 12 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (26.19%) BGP
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (21.43%) Broadband
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (21.43%) Network Security
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (16.67%) OSPF
8 7 (16.67%) VLAN
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
9 6 (14.29%) MPLS
10 5 (11.90%) HSRP
10 5 (11.90%) Internet
10 5 (11.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Support
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Support
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Media Streaming
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) BYOD
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Network Design
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) High Availability
4 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNP
3 9 (21.43%) CCIE
3 9 (21.43%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.76%) CCDA
7 2 (4.76%) CWNA
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) CCSA
8 1 (2.38%) CCSP
8 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.38%) MCITP
8 1 (2.38%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Docker
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.76%) OPNET
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Cacti
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.38%) TrustSec
2 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) Meraki
5 5 (11.90%) Riverbed
6 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Aruba
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.14%) Sophos
8 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.76%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec