Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 184 183
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 44 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 6.55% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 33
City of London median daily rate £400 £320 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -22.42% +17.86%
10th Percentile £207 £129 £315
90th Percentile £488 £506 £520
Central London median daily rate £400 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.15% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 876 672 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.66% 10.99% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 510 574
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £198 £257
90th Percentile £625 £625 £597
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 18
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.16 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% -15.38% +33.69%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.88 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.16 £22.00
% change year-on-year -14.44% -3.84% +15.79%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 28 (63.64%) Cisco
2 23 (52.27%) Firewall
3 19 (43.18%) Finance
4 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (36.36%) LAN
6 15 (34.09%) WAN
7 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (25.00%) F5
9 10 (22.73%) Network Security
9 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (20.45%) Banking
11 8 (18.18%) CCIE
11 8 (18.18%) CCNP
11 8 (18.18%) Juniper
11 8 (18.18%) MPLS
11 8 (18.18%) OSPF
11 8 (18.18%) BGP
11 8 (18.18%) Network Management
12 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL
13 6 (13.64%) DNS
13 6 (13.64%) ISDN
13 6 (13.64%) DHCP
13 6 (13.64%) CCNA
13 6 (13.64%) Bloomberg
13 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (11.36%) NX-OS

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Moodle
3 1 (2.27%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) LAN
3 15 (34.09%) WAN
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (22.73%) Network Security
6 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (18.18%) BGP
7 8 (18.18%) MPLS
7 8 (18.18%) OSPF
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.64%) DHCP
8 6 (13.64%) DNS
8 6 (13.64%) ISDN
9 5 (11.36%) Internet
9 5 (11.36%) NX-OS
9 5 (11.36%) VPN
9 5 (11.36%) WLAN
10 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Power BI
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.27%) WAP
2 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (11.36%) NHS
4 4 (9.09%) iPhone
5 3 (6.82%) iPad
6 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.27%) Equities
7 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.27%) IPTV
7 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Network Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Change Management
3 5 (11.36%) Network Design
4 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (4.55%) Decision-Making
6 2 (4.55%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCIE
2 8 (18.18%) CCNP
3 6 (13.64%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMP
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GDPR
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.27%) Grafana
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) F5
3 8 (18.18%) Juniper
4 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.64%) Bloomberg
6 5 (11.36%) Aruba
6 5 (11.36%) Riverbed
6 5 (11.36%) Sophos
7 4 (9.09%) Apple
7 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.82%) FactSet
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) NetScout
8 3 (6.82%) Reuters
8 3 (6.82%) SevOne
8 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.82%) Sun
9 2 (4.55%) Charles River
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec