Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 300 305
Rank change year-on-year -53 +5 -25
Contract jobs citing Wireless 288 341 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 6.47% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 244 212
London median daily rate £330 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £145 £136 £172
90th Percentile £531 £538 £538
England median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 15
London median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.07% -67.06% +112.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.75 £16.95
90th Percentile £38.72 £55.00 £63.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +116.22% -50.67% +84.05%

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 5,306 5,273 5,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.30% 12.76% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,667 3,504 3,579
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 146
London median hourly rate £19.32 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.18% -1.12% +19.62%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.19
% change year-on-year -6.98% -3.10% +10.94%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -36 63 £313 -21.88% 15
West London -20 26 £313 -3.10% 16
South London -46 15 £438 - 1
East London -12 10 £320 +48.84% 5
North London -5 4 £446 +29.17% 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 167 (57.99%) Cisco
2 133 (46.18%) Firewall
3 107 (37.15%) LAN
4 100 (34.72%) WAN
5 96 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (26.74%) Windows
7 65 (22.57%) Data Centre
8 59 (20.49%) TCP/IP
9 58 (20.14%) CCNP
10 57 (19.79%) VPN
10 57 (19.79%) Finance
11 50 (17.36%) Microsoft
12 48 (16.67%) Network Security
13 47 (16.32%) CCNA
13 47 (16.32%) Active Directory
14 45 (15.63%) BGP
14 45 (15.63%) Network Design
15 42 (14.58%) Internet
15 42 (14.58%) DNS
16 40 (13.89%) WLAN
16 40 (13.89%) ITIL
17 39 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (13.54%) Cisco Wireless
18 37 (12.85%) DHCP
18 37 (12.85%) Citrix
19 36 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
19 36 (12.50%) F5
20 35 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (11.81%) Change Management
22 33 (11.46%) Juniper

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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 10 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.43%) ThingWorx
5 5 (1.74%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.39%) IIS
7 3 (1.04%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.33%) Office 365
3 15 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.47%) SaaS
5 8 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.74%) IaaS
6 5 (1.74%) PaaS
7 3 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 133 (46.18%) Firewall
2 107 (37.15%) LAN
3 100 (34.72%) WAN
4 59 (20.49%) TCP/IP
5 57 (19.79%) VPN
6 48 (16.67%) Network Security
7 45 (15.63%) BGP
8 42 (14.58%) DNS
8 42 (14.58%) Internet
9 40 (13.89%) WLAN
10 39 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (13.54%) Cisco Wireless
11 37 (12.85%) DHCP
12 36 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (11.11%) MPLS
13 32 (11.11%) OSPF
14 30 (10.42%) EIGRP
15 27 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (8.68%) Ethernet
17 23 (7.99%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.43%) Power BI
1 7 (2.43%) Spotfire
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) AppScan
2 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.35%) Paros
2 1 (0.35%) WebScarab
General
1 57 (19.79%) Finance
2 19 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.90%) Banking
4 9 (3.13%) Retail
5 6 (2.08%) Legal
5 6 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.74%) Law
7 3 (1.04%) Marketing
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (45.49%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 42 (14.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 35 (12.15%) Architect
5 33 (11.46%) Analyst
6 28 (9.72%) Support Engineer
7 24 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
8 21 (7.29%) Network Architect
9 20 (6.94%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 16 (5.56%) Network Support
10 16 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.21%) IT Support
11 15 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
12 14 (4.86%) Network Analyst
13 13 (4.51%) Desktop Support
13 13 (4.51%) Security Engineer
13 13 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.17%) IT Analyst
14 12 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
14 12 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.29%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.43%) Node.js
2 7 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (1.39%) Web Services
4 3 (1.04%) REST
5 2 (0.69%) EDI
5 2 (0.69%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) CGI
6 1 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) OAuth
6 1 (0.35%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.35%) OpenID
6 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) VML
6 1 (0.35%) WAP
6 1 (0.35%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.51%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.17%) NHS
6 9 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.13%) iPhone
7 7 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.43%) FMCG
7 7 (2.43%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.74%) iPad
9 4 (1.39%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 4 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (1.39%) Media Streaming
10 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.69%) AS400
11 2 (0.69%) iSeries
11 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (26.74%) Windows
2 28 (9.72%) Windows 7
3 25 (8.68%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.60%) Linux
5 17 (5.90%) Windows 10
6 16 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.21%) Apple iOS
8 14 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.82%) Unix
10 8 (2.78%) Android
11 7 (2.43%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.43%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.63%) Network Design
2 40 (13.89%) ITIL
3 34 (11.81%) Change Management
4 26 (9.03%) Network Management
5 24 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 16 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.21%) Service Delivery
9 14 (4.86%) Project Management
9 14 (4.86%) Service Management
10 12 (4.17%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.17%) Migration
11 10 (3.47%) High Availability
11 10 (3.47%) Information Security
11 10 (3.47%) Time Management
12 9 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.13%) Change Control
12 9 (3.13%) Open Source
12 9 (3.13%) Validation
13 8 (2.78%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.86%) Java
2 13 (4.51%) Python
3 10 (3.47%) C
4 7 (2.43%) Ruby
5 6 (2.08%) SQL
6 2 (0.69%) C++
6 2 (0.69%) Perl
6 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) R
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (20.14%) CCNP
3 47 (16.32%) CCNA
4 29 (10.07%) CCIE
5 23 (7.99%) Security Cleared
6 22 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.56%) MCP
7 16 (5.56%) MCSA
7 16 (5.56%) MCSE
8 15 (5.21%) Degree
9 14 (4.86%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.47%) A+ Certification
11 10 (3.47%) CWNA
11 10 (3.47%) MCSM
12 9 (3.13%) ACHDS
12 9 (3.13%) MCDST
13 8 (2.78%) ACDT
13 8 (2.78%) ACTC
14 7 (2.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.86%) SLA
2 7 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.04%) GDPR
6 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.35%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.35%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (16.32%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.82%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.78%) vSphere
6 6 (2.08%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.39%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.04%) Docker
9 2 (0.69%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (5.90%) SCCM
3 7 (2.43%) Grafana
4 6 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.08%) TrustSec
5 5 (1.74%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.04%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.04%) SCOM
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.69%) Nagios
7 2 (0.69%) Nessus
7 2 (0.69%) OPNET
7 2 (0.69%) WSUS
8 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.35%) QRadar
8 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.35%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 167 (57.99%) Cisco
2 50 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 37 (12.85%) Citrix
4 36 (12.50%) F5
5 33 (11.46%) CheckPoint
5 33 (11.46%) Juniper
6 29 (10.07%) VMware
7 24 (8.33%) HP
8 23 (7.99%) Aruba
9 21 (7.29%) Palo Alto
10 19 (6.60%) Apple
11 18 (6.25%) Meraki
12 14 (4.86%) Oracle
12 14 (4.86%) Riverbed
13 13 (4.51%) SolarWinds
13 13 (4.51%) Sophos
14 11 (3.82%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.82%) NetApp
15 10 (3.47%) Fortinet
16 9 (3.13%) Google