Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 215 204
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +20
Contract jobs citing Wireless 51 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 4.35% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 33
City of London median daily rate £401 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -3.89% -
10th Percentile £131 £177 £275
90th Percentile £538 £545 £500
Central London median daily rate £393 £375 £440
% change year-on-year +4.67% -14.77% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £23.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +35.29% -2.86%

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 802 713 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.44% 10.40% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 558 747
City of London median daily rate £448 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £164 £212 £287
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 13
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +5.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.91 £11.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £29.56 £24.17
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -10.53% +5.67%

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 October 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 October 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 35 (68.63%) Cisco
2 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 24 (47.06%) WAN
5 23 (45.10%) CCNP
6 22 (43.14%) Windows
7 19 (37.25%) LAN
8 18 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (33.33%) BGP
10 16 (31.37%) Finance
10 16 (31.37%) VPN
10 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
11 15 (29.41%) DNS
11 15 (29.41%) OSPF
11 15 (29.41%) SolarWinds
11 15 (29.41%) F5
12 14 (27.45%) MPLS
12 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
12 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
12 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
12 14 (27.45%) DHCP
13 13 (25.49%) Network Security
13 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (23.53%) Meraki
15 11 (21.57%) ISDN
15 11 (21.57%) ITIL
16 10 (19.61%) Apple
16 10 (19.61%) CCNA
16 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
16 10 (19.61%) IPsec

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 (11.76%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) G Suite
4 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.92%) IaaS
4 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Office 365
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) WAN
3 19 (37.25%) LAN
4 18 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (33.33%) BGP
6 16 (31.37%) VPN
7 15 (29.41%) DNS
7 15 (29.41%) OSPF
8 14 (27.45%) DHCP
8 14 (27.45%) MPLS
8 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (25.49%) Network Security
10 11 (21.57%) ISDN
11 10 (19.61%) IPsec
12 9 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (15.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 8 (15.69%) Wireshark
14 7 (13.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Billing
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) IT Support
2 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) XMPP
2 6 (11.76%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) Gearman
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.96%) OAuth
4 1 (1.96%) OpenID
4 1 (1.96%) SAML
4 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) iPad
3 6 (11.76%) iPhone
3 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Equities
6 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.96%) Handset
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X Server
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) CentOS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Information Security
3 7 (13.73%) Network Design
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) Network Management
5 5 (9.80%) Service Management
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.88%) Security Management
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
2 4 (7.84%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (45.10%) CCNP
3 10 (19.61%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.84%) MCP
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.88%) ACSP
6 3 (5.88%) ACTC
7 2 (3.92%) GIAC
7 2 (3.92%) MCITP
7 2 (3.92%) MCTS
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) CCSP
8 1 (1.96%) CWNA
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PMO
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.96%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (9.80%) Nagios
4 4 (7.84%) SCCM
5 3 (5.88%) Ansible
6 2 (3.92%) Cacti
6 2 (3.92%) Rundeck
6 2 (3.92%) Terraform
7 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.96%) CASB
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.96%) SCOM
7 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco
2 15 (29.41%) F5
2 15 (29.41%) SolarWinds
3 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
4 12 (23.53%) Meraki
5 10 (19.61%) Apple
5 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
7 7 (13.73%) Juniper
7 7 (13.73%) Riverbed
8 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
9 4 (7.84%) Ivanti
10 3 (5.88%) Aruba
10 3 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (5.88%) SAP
10 3 (5.88%) VMware
11 2 (3.92%) Arista
11 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
11 2 (3.92%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.92%) Red Hat