Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 212 195
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 62 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% 5.71% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 34
City of London median daily rate £406 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -20.45% +4.45%
10th Percentile £145 £135 £264
90th Percentile £538 £538 £529
Central London median daily rate £400 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -59.09% -
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -59.09% -

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 757 770 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.66% 10.70% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 598 692
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £157 £211 £298
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +8.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.85 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% +8.63%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 44 (70.97%) Cisco
2 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (48.39%) WAN
4 29 (46.77%) Windows
5 28 (45.16%) CCNP
6 27 (43.55%) Firewall
7 24 (38.71%) LAN
8 22 (35.48%) VPN
9 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
10 20 (32.26%) BGP
11 19 (30.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (29.03%) OSPF
13 17 (27.42%) DNS
13 17 (27.42%) ITIL
13 17 (27.42%) Data Centre
14 16 (25.81%) DHCP
15 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
15 15 (24.19%) Meraki
16 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
16 14 (22.58%) F5
16 14 (22.58%) SolarWinds
17 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
17 13 (20.97%) Network Security
17 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
17 13 (20.97%) MPLS
17 13 (20.97%) Finance
18 12 (19.35%) IPsec
18 12 (19.35%) CCIE
18 12 (19.35%) WLAN

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 6 (9.68%) CMS
2 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP GTS
2 2 (3.23%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) G Suite
3 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) WAN
2 27 (43.55%) Firewall
3 24 (38.71%) LAN
4 22 (35.48%) VPN
5 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
6 20 (32.26%) BGP
7 19 (30.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (29.03%) OSPF
9 17 (27.42%) DNS
10 16 (25.81%) DHCP
11 13 (20.97%) MPLS
11 13 (20.97%) Network Security
12 12 (19.35%) IPsec
12 12 (19.35%) ISDN
12 12 (19.35%) WLAN
13 11 (17.74%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (17.74%) SSL
14 10 (16.13%) Wireshark
15 9 (14.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Billing
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support
4 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) IT Support
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Architect
8 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Mac Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Network Specialist
9 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) 802.1X
1 6 (9.68%) XMPP
2 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) OAuth
4 1 (1.61%) OpenID
4 1 (1.61%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.35%) iPad
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) iPhone
4 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) PMI
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.29%) Unix
4 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X Server
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Information Security
3 9 (14.52%) Network Design
4 8 (12.90%) Project Management
5 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.45%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.45%) Service Management
9 3 (4.84%) Network Management
9 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) Python
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (45.16%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) CCIE
3 12 (19.35%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) MCP
5 6 (9.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 4 (6.45%) ACSP
6 4 (6.45%) ACTC
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.84%) Degree
7 3 (4.84%) GIAC
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.84%) MCITP
7 3 (4.84%) MCTS
7 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.61%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.61%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.23%) Firmware
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (11.29%) Nagios
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.23%) Cacti
4 2 (3.23%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.23%) Terraform
5 1 (1.61%) CASB
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.61%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Cisco
2 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
2 15 (24.19%) Meraki
3 14 (22.58%) F5
3 14 (22.58%) SolarWinds
4 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.13%) Apple
6 8 (12.90%) Juniper
6 8 (12.90%) Palo Alto
7 7 (11.29%) Riverbed
8 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.06%) Ivanti
9 5 (8.06%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (6.45%) Aruba
10 4 (6.45%) SAP
11 3 (4.84%) AirMagnet
11 3 (4.84%) Citrix
11 3 (4.84%) Infoblox
11 3 (4.84%) NetApp
11 3 (4.84%) Symantec