Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Wireless Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 555 618
Rank change year-on-year -58 +63 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 20 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.065% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.068% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 1
London median daily rate £413 £450 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +130.77% -46.21%
10th Percentile £300 £206 £193
90th Percentile £494 £475 £198
England median daily rate £420 £275 £363
% change year-on-year +52.73% -24.14% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £51.13 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.31% - -
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year -10.49% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,884 39,736 43,283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,768 28,294 31,146
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 511 511
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.40 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +12.63% -4.03%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.72 £50.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

Wireless Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Wireless Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Engineer in London

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless Engineer in London

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless Engineer in London

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless Engineer in London

Wireless Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Central London -39 4 £320 -28.89% 1
South London -47 1 £475 +5.56%
West London - 1 £425 -
Wireless Engineer
England

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Wireless Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Wireless Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Wireless
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 7 (35.00%) Network Design
7 5 (25.00%) MPLS
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) BGP
8 4 (20.00%) CCIE
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (20.00%) Meraki
9 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) IPv4
9 3 (15.00%) IPv6
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) RSVP
9 3 (15.00%) VRRP
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) CCNA
10 2 (10.00%) OSPF
10 2 (10.00%) Juniper
10 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) DHCP

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (55.00%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) BGP
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) IPv4
6 3 (15.00%) IPv6
6 3 (15.00%) RSVP
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) VRRP
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) MIMO
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) B2C
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (5.00%) CWNA
6 1 (5.00%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Meraki
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) AirMagnet
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) Red Box
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard