Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 175 212
Rank change year-on-year +73 +37 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 60 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.97% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 8.97% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 41 39
Median daily rate £350 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -4.61% +4.83%
10th Percentile £318 £123 £131
90th Percentile £410 £588 £498
Central London median daily rate £350 £366 £380
% change year-on-year -4.44% -3.62% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -

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 232 669 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.20% 10.81% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 507 657
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £207 £179
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £441
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.71% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 29
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.24% +12.30% +3.31%
10th Percentile £26.78 £14.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.18 £44.80 £33.00
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.25 £18.85
% change year-on-year +158.82% +12.73% +4.14%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Wireless in the City of London

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Wireless in the City of London

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Wireless in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Wireless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 3 (25.00%) 4G
3 3 (25.00%) 2G
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) 3G
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) 2G
3 3 (25.00%) 3G
3 3 (25.00%) 4G
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Floorwalker
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) Memcached
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) DNA
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Market Research
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Lisp
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (16.67%) TrustSec
3 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Databricks
2 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (8.33%) Meraki
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds