Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 215 192
Rank change year-on-year +53 -23 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 72 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 4.65% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 26
City of London median daily rate £450 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +14.07% -23.30%
10th Percentile £187 £157 £129
90th Percentile £625 £488 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £26.75 - £21.75
10th Percentile £21.98 - £14.48
90th Percentile £32.53 - £28.43
Central London median hourly rate £26.75 - £21.75

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 722 861 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.26% 12.49% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 677 517
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £216 £247 £208
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +7.78% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 21
City of London median hourly rate £31.75 £18.10 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.41% -14.44% -11.85%
10th Percentile £15.94 £14.03 £13.36
90th Percentile £43.91 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £26.75 £18.10 £21.16
% change year-on-year +47.79% -14.44% -0.87%

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

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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

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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 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in the City of London

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
Wireless
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 42 (58.33%) Cisco
2 33 (45.83%) Firewall
3 28 (38.89%) WAN
4 27 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (31.94%) LAN
5 23 (31.94%) Windows
6 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
7 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (23.61%) CheckPoint
8 17 (23.61%) VPN
9 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 16 (22.22%) Palo Alto
10 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 15 (20.83%) Finance
10 15 (20.83%) Network Security
10 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (19.44%) Office 365
11 14 (19.44%) CCIE
12 13 (18.06%) DNS
12 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (16.67%) BGP
14 11 (15.28%) OSPF
14 11 (15.28%) ITIL
14 11 (15.28%) Internet
14 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
15 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (13.89%) Network Management

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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 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.44%) Office 365
3 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.83%) Firewall
2 28 (38.89%) WAN
3 23 (31.94%) LAN
4 17 (23.61%) VPN
5 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 15 (20.83%) Network Security
7 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (18.06%) DNS
8 12 (16.67%) BGP
9 11 (15.28%) Internet
9 11 (15.28%) OSPF
10 9 (12.50%) DHCP
10 9 (12.50%) MPLS
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (11.11%) Multicast
11 8 (11.11%) WLAN
12 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (8.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.39%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 9 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) YAML
2 4 (5.56%) JSON
2 4 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.78%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.39%) REST
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.56%) Tandem
4 2 (2.78%) CCTV
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) iPad
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.72%) Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.17%) Android
7 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.17%) Unix
8 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.78%) VMS
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Network Management
2 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (8.33%) B2B
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (6.94%) DevOps
5 5 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.56%) Change Management
6 4 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (5.56%) Microservices
6 4 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.17%) Migration
7 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Python
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.44%) CCIE
3 7 (9.72%) CCNA
3 7 (9.72%) CCNP
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
5 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
6 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.78%) ACDT
7 2 (2.78%) ACHDS
7 2 (2.78%) ACTC
7 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.78%) MCDST
7 2 (2.78%) MCSA
7 2 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.39%) CCIE Collaboration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) Ansible
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.78%) vMotion
5 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.39%) Iperf
5 1 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.39%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Cisco
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.61%) CheckPoint
4 16 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 10 (13.89%) F5
6 9 (12.50%) Meraki
7 8 (11.11%) Juniper
8 7 (9.72%) VMware
9 6 (8.33%) Apple
9 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.94%) Citrix
10 5 (6.94%) Dell
10 5 (6.94%) Fortinet
10 5 (6.94%) Google
10 5 (6.94%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.56%) Arista
11 4 (5.56%) Splunk
12 3 (4.17%) Aruba
12 3 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (2.78%) EMC