Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 November 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 355 297
Rank change year-on-year +42 -58 +23
Contract jobs citing Wireless 362 297 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 5.54% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 176 219
London median daily rate £385 £316 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -20.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £137 £150
90th Percentile £538 £525 £540
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 14
London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.81% +63.77% -51.51%
10th Percentile £15.08 £15.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £59.25 £40.00 £51.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% - +27.87%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,142 5,362 6,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.11% 11.44% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,524 3,629 4,068
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £254
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 141
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.46 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% -16.22% +10.61%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in London

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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 within the London region over the 6 months to 16 November 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 +18 84 £383 +9.29% 25
West London +21 51 £375 +18.11% 27
South London -14 8 £475 +22.58% 6
East London -25 8 £400 +110.53% 5
North London -5 4 £350 -1.75% 2
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 241 (66.57%) Cisco
2 189 (52.21%) Firewall
3 154 (42.54%) Cisco Certification
4 151 (41.71%) WAN
5 121 (33.43%) LAN
5 121 (33.43%) CCNP
6 98 (27.07%) VPN
7 91 (25.14%) Windows
7 91 (25.14%) BGP
8 85 (23.48%) TCP/IP
9 83 (22.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 78 (21.55%) Microsoft
11 76 (20.99%) Finance
12 72 (19.89%) Network Security
13 69 (19.06%) OSPF
13 69 (19.06%) ITIL
14 68 (18.78%) Data Centre
15 67 (18.51%) Cisco Wireless
16 65 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
17 63 (17.40%) Active Directory
17 63 (17.40%) Palo Alto
18 60 (16.57%) Juniper
19 56 (15.47%) IPsec
20 55 (15.19%) MPLS
20 55 (15.19%) CheckPoint
20 55 (15.19%) Internet
21 52 (14.36%) DNS
21 52 (14.36%) SolarWinds
22 51 (14.09%) CCIE
23 50 (13.81%) EIGRP

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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 13 (3.59%) Skype for Business
2 11 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.66%) CMS
5 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.83%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) LatentZero
1 3 (0.83%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.91%) Office 365
3 15 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.59%) IaaS
5 12 (3.31%) PaaS
6 11 (3.04%) SaaS
7 10 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.38%) Amazon Alexa
10 3 (0.83%) G Suite
11 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.55%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.28%) Akamai
12 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.28%) GitHub
12 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 189 (52.21%) Firewall
2 151 (41.71%) WAN
3 121 (33.43%) LAN
4 98 (27.07%) VPN
5 91 (25.14%) BGP
6 85 (23.48%) TCP/IP
7 83 (22.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 72 (19.89%) Network Security
9 69 (19.06%) OSPF
10 67 (18.51%) Cisco Wireless
11 65 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (15.47%) IPsec
13 55 (15.19%) Internet
13 55 (15.19%) MPLS
14 52 (14.36%) DNS
15 50 (13.81%) EIGRP
16 47 (12.98%) WLAN
17 36 (9.94%) SSL
18 35 (9.67%) DHCP
18 35 (9.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.28%) MySQL
3 1 (0.28%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.38%) GCC
2 5 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.28%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.28%) Subversion
3 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 76 (20.99%) Finance
2 23 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.70%) Banking
4 13 (3.59%) Legal
5 10 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.21%) Billing
7 6 (1.66%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.66%) Retail
8 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.10%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Electronics
9 3 (0.83%) German Language
9 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 173 (47.79%) Network Engineer
2 68 (18.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 57 (15.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (10.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 32 (8.84%) Architect
6 29 (8.01%) Analyst
7 27 (7.46%) Security Engineer
8 26 (7.18%) IT Support
9 25 (6.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 23 (6.35%) Support Engineer
11 22 (6.08%) Desktop Support
12 21 (5.80%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 21 (5.80%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.97%) Wireless Engineer
14 17 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 15 (4.14%) Desktop Engineer
15 15 (4.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 14 (3.87%) Network Architect
17 13 (3.59%) Consultant
17 13 (3.59%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.54%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.76%) OAuth
2 10 (2.76%) OpenID
2 10 (2.76%) SAML
3 7 (1.93%) XMPP
4 5 (1.38%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.83%) .NET
6 1 (0.28%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) Gearman
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.28%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.78%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.42%) iPad
4 14 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (2.76%) Cloud Native
6 10 (2.76%) iPhone
7 9 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.21%) NHS
9 7 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.93%) PKI
10 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.66%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.38%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.10%) BYOD
12 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.83%) Chromecast
13 3 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (25.14%) Windows
2 38 (10.50%) Windows 7
3 35 (9.67%) Linux
4 29 (8.01%) Windows 10
5 25 (6.91%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.70%) Unix
7 14 (3.87%) Apple iOS
8 13 (3.59%) Mac OS X
9 11 (3.04%) Android
10 10 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.49%) Mac OS X Server
12 8 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.66%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.06%) ITIL
2 42 (11.60%) Change Management
3 41 (11.33%) Network Design
4 29 (8.01%) Network Management
5 27 (7.46%) Information Security
5 27 (7.46%) Migration
6 26 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (6.91%) Load Balancing
7 25 (6.91%) Project Management
8 24 (6.63%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (6.08%) Service Management
10 20 (5.52%) Network Architecture
11 19 (5.25%) Data Protection
12 18 (4.97%) Server Virtualisation
13 16 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (3.87%) Incident Management
15 13 (3.59%) PRINCE2
15 13 (3.59%) SIEM
15 13 (3.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 12 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.46%) Python
2 16 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.04%) Perl
4 10 (2.76%) C++
5 9 (2.49%) C
6 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.38%) SQL
6 5 (1.38%) VBA
7 4 (1.10%) Java
8 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) R
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 154 (42.54%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (33.43%) CCNP
3 51 (14.09%) CCIE
4 45 (12.43%) CCNA
5 22 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.97%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.87%) CCDP
7 14 (3.87%) MCP
7 14 (3.87%) MCSE
8 9 (2.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 8 (2.21%) CCSE
10 7 (1.93%) MCTS
11 5 (1.38%) ACSP
11 5 (1.38%) ACTC
11 5 (1.38%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.38%) Degree
11 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.38%) MCDST
12 4 (1.10%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.35%) SLA
2 10 (2.76%) FedRAMP
2 10 (2.76%) HIPAA
2 10 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) PMO
5 2 (0.55%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (17.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.93%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.38%) vSphere
6 4 (1.10%) Firmware
7 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.55%) XenServer
8 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (8.29%) SCCM
2 19 (5.25%) Nagios
3 14 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.87%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (2.76%) Cacti
4 10 (2.76%) CASB
5 9 (2.49%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.93%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.83%) Ansible
9 3 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.83%) Cisco CME
9 3 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.83%) Nessus
10 2 (0.55%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.55%) Terraform
10 2 (0.55%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 241 (66.57%) Cisco
2 78 (21.55%) Microsoft
3 63 (17.40%) Palo Alto
4 60 (16.57%) Juniper
5 55 (15.19%) CheckPoint
6 52 (14.36%) SolarWinds
7 45 (12.43%) F5
8 41 (11.33%) Meraki
9 32 (8.84%) Aruba
10 28 (7.73%) VMware
11 26 (7.18%) Apple
12 20 (5.52%) Citrix
12 20 (5.52%) Riverbed
13 15 (4.14%) HP
13 15 (4.14%) Ivanti
14 13 (3.59%) Infoblox
15 12 (3.31%) Forcepoint
15 12 (3.31%) SAP
16 11 (3.04%) Aerohive Networks
16 11 (3.04%) Fortinet