Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Wireless Network Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 August 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 Network Engineer
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 609 593 620
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Network Engineer 16 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.051% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.054% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 1
London median daily rate £413 £400 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +105.13% -35.00%
10th Percentile £336 £206 £193
90th Percentile £519 £475 £198
England median daily rate £408 £219 £225
% change year-on-year +86.29% -2.78% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
London median hourly rate £51.31 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +242.03% - -
England median hourly rate £51.31 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year +116.02% - -

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 43,131 40,620 43,156
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.05% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,153 28,982 31,050
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 503 483
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -4.26%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.71
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Wireless Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Network Engineer in London

Wireless Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless Network Engineer in London

Wireless Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Network Engineer in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless Network Engineer in London

Wireless Network 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 Network Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless Network Engineer in London

Wireless Network 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 Network Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 16 August 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 -17 3 £320 -28.89%
South London -43 1 £475 +5.56%
West London - 1 £425 -
Wireless Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Wireless Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) Network Design
5 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Meraki
8 3 (18.75%) RSVP
8 3 (18.75%) VRRP
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) IPv4
8 3 (18.75%) IPv6
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
9 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) MIMO
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

Wireless Network 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 16 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) IPv4
6 3 (18.75%) IPv6
6 3 (18.75%) RSVP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) VRRP
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) MIMO
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (6.25%) LTE
8 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) API Integration
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Identification
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) Iperf
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Meraki
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) AirMagnet
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) Red Box
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard