Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 278 306
Rank change year-on-year -75 +28 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 307 385 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.85% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 6.13% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 227 243
London median daily rate £313 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.84% +8.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £138 £150 £191
90th Percentile £525 £543 £538
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 13
London median hourly rate £28.25 £17.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.77% -59.41% +112.50%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £51.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +50.00%

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 5446 6281 5810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.89% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3652 4102 3843
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +6.01% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £219
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 143 174
London median hourly rate £19.84 £19.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +0.80% +1.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £44.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

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

Wireless
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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in London

Wireless
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -16 52 £331 -22.06% 11
West London +7 25 £318 +10.43% 1
East London -23 10 £190 -29.63% 8
South London -40 7 £388 +2.99%
North London -10 4 £356 +50.79%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 189 (61.56%) Cisco
2 127 (41.37%) LAN
3 120 (39.09%) Firewall
4 118 (38.44%) Cisco Certification
5 114 (37.13%) WAN
6 94 (30.62%) Windows
7 80 (26.06%) Finance
8 78 (25.41%) CCNP
9 75 (24.43%) Data Centre
10 69 (22.48%) Active Directory
11 68 (22.15%) TCP/IP
12 60 (19.54%) BGP
13 59 (19.22%) Cisco IOS
14 58 (18.89%) Cisco Wireless
15 56 (18.24%) CCIE
15 56 (18.24%) Microsoft
16 55 (17.92%) VPN
16 55 (17.92%) WLAN
17 54 (17.59%) Cisco Nexus
18 52 (16.94%) CCNA
18 52 (16.94%) Wi-Fi
19 50 (16.29%) OSPF
20 49 (15.96%) Citrix
21 48 (15.64%) EIGRP
22 46 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
23 45 (14.66%) Network Security
23 45 (14.66%) MPLS
24 40 (13.03%) Internet
24 40 (13.03%) Juniper
25 38 (12.38%) VMware

Wireless
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 23 (7.49%) Skype for Business
2 15 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.56%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.91%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.93%) CMS
6 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.30%) IIS
7 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.65%) Apache
8 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 32 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.40%) Office 365
2 25 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.98%) G Suite
6 2 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Akamai
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (41.37%) LAN
2 120 (39.09%) Firewall
3 114 (37.13%) WAN
4 68 (22.15%) TCP/IP
5 60 (19.54%) BGP
6 59 (19.22%) Cisco IOS
7 58 (18.89%) Cisco Wireless
8 55 (17.92%) VPN
8 55 (17.92%) WLAN
9 54 (17.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (16.94%) Wi-Fi
11 50 (16.29%) OSPF
12 48 (15.64%) EIGRP
13 46 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
14 45 (14.66%) MPLS
14 45 (14.66%) Network Security
15 40 (13.03%) Internet
16 34 (11.07%) DNS
16 34 (11.07%) Ethernet
17 30 (9.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.98%) Big Data
1 3 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.65%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.65%) MySQL
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.33%) AppScan
3 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.33%) Paros
3 1 (0.33%) WebScarab
General
1 80 (26.06%) Finance
2 36 (11.73%) Banking
3 15 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.26%) Retail
5 9 (2.93%) Marketing
6 5 (1.63%) Electronics
6 5 (1.63%) Law
6 5 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.30%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (38.11%) Network Engineer
2 74 (24.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 61 (19.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 40 (13.03%) Support Engineer
5 36 (11.73%) Analyst
6 26 (8.47%) Desktop Support
7 24 (7.82%) Architect
8 21 (6.84%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (6.19%) Lead Network Engineer
9 19 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (5.86%) Network Support
11 17 (5.54%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (5.21%) IT Support
12 16 (5.21%) Wireless Engineer
13 15 (4.89%) Network Architect
13 15 (4.89%) Wireless Network Engineer
14 14 (4.56%) Technical Support
15 12 (3.91%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.45%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.93%) XMPP
3 5 (1.63%) LAMP
4 3 (0.98%) REST
5 2 (0.65%) .NET
5 2 (0.65%) HTML
5 2 (0.65%) Spring
6 1 (0.33%) CGI
6 1 (0.33%) OAuth
6 1 (0.33%) OpenID
6 1 (0.33%) SAML
6 1 (0.33%) VML
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.43%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.49%) Blackberry
3 19 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (5.54%) Client/Server
5 16 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.61%) BYOD
7 8 (2.61%) Clustering
7 8 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.61%) iPhone
8 6 (1.95%) FMCG
9 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.98%) Media Streaming
10 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.98%) NHS
11 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) PKI
11 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.62%) Windows
2 35 (11.40%) Windows 7
3 30 (9.77%) Windows Server
4 28 (9.12%) Linux
5 26 (8.47%) Windows 10
6 25 (8.14%) Apple iOS
7 20 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.54%) Android
9 14 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.91%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.93%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.61%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.95%) Unix
15 3 (0.98%) CentOS
15 3 (0.98%) Debian
16 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.40%) Network Design
2 32 (10.42%) ITIL
3 29 (9.45%) Migration
4 28 (9.12%) Change Management
5 24 (7.82%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (7.17%) High Availability
6 22 (7.17%) WAN Optimisation
7 20 (6.51%) Time Management
8 17 (5.54%) Validation
9 15 (4.89%) Load Balancing
10 14 (4.56%) Network Management
11 13 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (3.91%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.91%) Service Management
13 11 (3.58%) Asset Management
13 11 (3.58%) Presales
14 10 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.26%) Project Management
15 9 (2.93%) Change Control
15 9 (2.93%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.82%) Java
2 12 (3.91%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.28%) Perl
4 5 (1.63%) C
4 5 (1.63%) Python
5 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.98%) SQL
6 2 (0.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.33%) C#
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) R
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) VB
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (38.44%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (25.41%) CCNP
3 56 (18.24%) CCIE
4 52 (16.94%) CCNA
5 33 (10.75%) Degree
6 31 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (8.14%) MCSE
8 24 (7.82%) MCSA
9 21 (6.84%) Network+ Certification
10 19 (6.19%) MCP
11 17 (5.54%) MCDST
11 17 (5.54%) MCSM
12 16 (5.21%) ACHDS
13 15 (4.89%) ACDT
13 15 (4.89%) ACTC
13 15 (4.89%) Security Cleared
14 14 (4.56%) A+ Certification
15 11 (3.58%) CWNA
16 9 (2.93%) CCVP
16 9 (2.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.86%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 69 (22.48%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.21%) Virtual Servers
4 14 (4.56%) vSphere
5 9 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.95%) DFS Replication
6 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.63%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.98%) Docker
10 2 (0.65%) NFS
10 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.33%) Firmware
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (8.14%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (4.23%) SCCM
3 12 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (3.58%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (2.93%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (2.61%) TrustSec
7 6 (1.95%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.63%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.30%) Cacti
9 4 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.98%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.98%) Ansible
10 3 (0.98%) Nagios
10 3 (0.98%) OpenView
10 3 (0.98%) QRadar
10 3 (0.98%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.65%) OPNET
11 2 (0.65%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 189 (61.56%) Cisco
2 56 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 49 (15.96%) Citrix
4 40 (13.03%) Juniper
5 38 (12.38%) VMware
6 36 (11.73%) Palo Alto
7 33 (10.75%) HP
8 28 (9.12%) CheckPoint
9 27 (8.79%) Apple
10 26 (8.47%) F5
10 26 (8.47%) Riverbed
11 19 (6.19%) Oracle
12 14 (4.56%) Aruba
12 14 (4.56%) Meraki
13 13 (4.23%) Fortinet
14 12 (3.91%) Lotus
14 12 (3.91%) SolarWinds
15 11 (3.58%) Dell
15 11 (3.58%) ServiceNow
16 9 (2.93%) Blue Coat