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 3 months to 28 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 135 156
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 26 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.43% 4.80% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 27
Median daily rate £315 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £325 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -33.21% +20.58%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 350 396 702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.43% 11.81% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 294 512
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +22.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (64.91%) Cisco
2 33 (57.89%) LAN
2 33 (57.89%) Firewall
3 28 (49.12%) WAN
4 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
5 16 (28.07%) Finance
5 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (28.07%) CheckPoint
6 14 (24.56%) CCNP
6 14 (24.56%) VPN
6 14 (24.56%) Palo Alto
7 13 (22.81%) Windows
7 13 (22.81%) BGP
8 12 (21.05%) OSPF
9 11 (19.30%) Migration
9 11 (19.30%) WLAN
9 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
10 10 (17.54%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds
10 10 (17.54%) Network Management
10 10 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (15.79%) Riverbed
11 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.79%) SAN
11 9 (15.79%) ITIL
12 8 (14.04%) Internet
12 8 (14.04%) CCNA
12 8 (14.04%) Project Management

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 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
1 33 (57.89%) LAN
2 28 (49.12%) WAN
3 14 (24.56%) VPN
4 13 (22.81%) BGP
5 12 (21.05%) OSPF
6 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
6 11 (19.30%) WLAN
7 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (17.54%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (15.79%) SAN
9 8 (14.04%) Internet
9 8 (14.04%) Network Security
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (12.28%) MPLS
10 7 (12.28%) VoIP
11 6 (10.53%) BIG-IP
12 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
12 5 (8.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Network Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Network Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Cisco Support
7 5 (8.77%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) IT Support
7 5 (8.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Network Support
7 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Voice Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Voice Support Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) XMPP
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) NHS
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.26%) CMDB
4 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.51%) CCTV
5 2 (3.51%) Handset
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Migration
2 10 (17.54%) Network Management
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) Change Management
5 7 (12.28%) Investment Management
6 5 (8.77%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Time Management
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security
8 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (3.51%) Email Filtering
9 2 (3.51%) ITSM
9 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.51%) Threat Management
9 2 (3.51%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (24.56%) CCNP
3 8 (14.04%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) CCIE
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
6 2 (3.51%) CCSA
6 2 (3.51%) CCSE
7 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCSP
7 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.75%) MCDST
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.26%) OPNET
3 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Control-M
3 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) CheckPoint
3 14 (24.56%) Palo Alto
4 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) Riverbed
6 8 (14.04%) Arista
7 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 6 (10.53%) Citrix
7 6 (10.53%) F5
7 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.53%) Juniper
8 5 (8.77%) Aruba
9 4 (7.02%) Avaya
10 3 (5.26%) Brocade
10 3 (5.26%) Dell
10 3 (5.26%) HP
10 3 (5.26%) Meraki
10 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 3 (5.26%) Tufin
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