Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Wireless Network Engineer was £503 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 613 617 598
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Network Engineer 14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.043% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
London median daily rate £503 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +23.29% -
10th Percentile £312 £305 £234
90th Percentile £538 £450 £541
England median daily rate £413 £312 £300
% change year-on-year +32.42% +3.83% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £51.31 £26.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.54% - -
England median hourly rate £51.31 £26.48 -
% change year-on-year +93.79% - -

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 42,106 44,099 39,927
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 94.85% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,251 32,064 28,462
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 574 560
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.92 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.92% -2.31% +7.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.05% +0.16%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Central London -5 2 £480 +102.11%
Wireless Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) Wireless
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 9 (64.29%) CCIE
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
5 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
6 5 (35.71%) MCSA
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Polycom
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (21.43%) Meraki
8 3 (21.43%) Aruba
9 2 (14.29%) F5
9 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Wireless
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) WLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) API Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Runbook
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCIE
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) MCSA
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Iperf
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) Polycom
3 3 (21.43%) Aruba
3 3 (21.43%) Meraki
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (7.14%) AirMagnet
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds