Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 332 307 361
Rank change year-on-year -25 +54 -82
Contract jobs citing Wireless 247 369 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.81% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 7.02% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 258 174
London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -15.41%
10th Percentile £148 £175 £140
90th Percentile £628 £559 £538
England median daily rate £375 £386 £350
% change year-on-year -2.91% +10.36% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
London median hourly rate £46.25 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +42.86% +105.88%
10th Percentile £17.07 £14.72 £16.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.35 £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +46.55% -24.68% +4.76%

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 3,925 5,255 5,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.57% 11.50% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,642 3,641 3,435
London median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 134 141
London median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% +2.98%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.36 £47.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +37.50% +6.95% -16.89%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 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 +19 72 £363 -5.84% 31
West London -6 12 £325 -10.34% 14
East London +11 3 £250 -23.08% 11
South London +30 2 £550 -8.52% 4
North London 0 1 £450 +28.57% 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 138 (55.87%) Cisco
2 117 (47.37%) Firewall
3 107 (43.32%) WAN
4 104 (42.11%) LAN
5 92 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (29.55%) BGP
7 60 (24.29%) CCNP
8 57 (23.08%) MPLS
9 56 (22.67%) VPN
10 51 (20.65%) Palo Alto
11 50 (20.24%) Microsoft
12 47 (19.03%) Windows
12 47 (19.03%) Data Centre
13 46 (18.62%) TCP/IP
13 46 (18.62%) Network Security
14 43 (17.41%) OSPF
15 42 (17.00%) EIGRP
15 42 (17.00%) DNS
16 40 (16.19%) WLAN
17 39 (15.79%) Ethernet
18 38 (15.38%) ITIL
18 38 (15.38%) Active Directory
19 37 (14.98%) CCIE
20 34 (13.77%) Juniper
20 34 (13.77%) DHCP
20 34 (13.77%) Telecoms
20 34 (13.77%) Finance
20 34 (13.77%) Aruba
20 34 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (13.36%) Cisco ASA

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 20 (8.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.45%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.21%) Confluence
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.81%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) BASE24
2 1 (0.40%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.50%) Azure
2 20 (8.10%) Office 365
3 19 (7.69%) AWS
4 4 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.21%) GCP
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon Alexa
6 2 (0.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (0.81%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.40%) Route 53
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (47.37%) Firewall
2 107 (43.32%) WAN
3 104 (42.11%) LAN
4 73 (29.55%) BGP
5 57 (23.08%) MPLS
6 56 (22.67%) VPN
7 46 (18.62%) Network Security
7 46 (18.62%) TCP/IP
8 43 (17.41%) OSPF
9 42 (17.00%) DNS
9 42 (17.00%) EIGRP
10 40 (16.19%) WLAN
11 39 (15.79%) Ethernet
12 34 (13.77%) DHCP
13 33 (13.36%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (11.34%) Internet
14 28 (11.34%) VoIP
15 26 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (10.12%) IPsec
17 24 (9.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.40%) MySQL
1 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) AppScan
2 2 (0.81%) GCC
2 2 (0.81%) Hudson
2 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (13.77%) Finance
1 34 (13.77%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.45%) Banking
3 10 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 8 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Marketing
6 4 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Electronics
7 3 (1.21%) Legal
7 3 (1.21%) Polish Language
7 3 (1.21%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.21%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 2 (0.81%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 31 (12.55%) Support Engineer
3 29 (11.74%) Desktop Support
3 29 (11.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (9.72%) Desktop Engineer
4 24 (9.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 20 (8.10%) Architect
6 16 (6.48%) Analyst
7 15 (6.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 11 (4.45%) Consultant
10 10 (4.05%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.24%) Communications Engineer
12 8 (3.24%) Field Engineer
12 8 (3.24%) Network Consultant
13 7 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.83%) Network Analyst
13 7 (2.83%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.81%) Flash
2 2 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.40%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.07%) PKI
3 14 (5.67%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.43%) iPad
6 5 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.62%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.21%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (1.21%) iPhone
8 3 (1.21%) IPTV
8 3 (1.21%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.81%) Life Science
9 2 (0.81%) Social Media
9 2 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.03%) Windows
2 26 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.10%) Linux
4 17 (6.88%) Unix
5 12 (4.86%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.86%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.64%) Android
6 9 (3.64%) Mac OS X
6 9 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.21%) CentOS
9 3 (1.21%) VMS
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.40%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.38%) ITIL
2 34 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (13.36%) Project Management
4 32 (12.96%) Network Management
5 28 (11.34%) Network Monitoring
6 27 (10.93%) Network Design
7 22 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
7 22 (8.91%) Migration
8 21 (8.50%) Network Architecture
9 18 (7.29%) Project Delivery
10 16 (6.48%) Change Management
11 15 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (6.07%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.26%) Computer Science
13 12 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (4.86%) Incident Management
13 12 (4.86%) Load Balancing
14 11 (4.45%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (4.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.29%) Python
2 13 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.02%) C
4 4 (1.62%) SQL
5 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.81%) C++
6 2 (0.81%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) Perl
6 2 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) Tcl
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (24.29%) CCNP
3 37 (14.98%) CCIE
4 28 (11.34%) CCNA
5 16 (6.48%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.07%) Degree
7 12 (4.86%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.64%) JNCIE
10 7 (2.83%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.83%) MCP
11 6 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.02%) CCDP
12 5 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.02%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.02%) MCSA
13 4 (1.62%) CCSA
13 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.21%) PMO
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.43%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.62%) Firmware
4 4 (1.62%) vSphere
5 3 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.81%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (10.93%) SCCM
2 10 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.24%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.43%) Ansible
5 5 (2.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.62%) Iperf
6 4 (1.62%) WSUS
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.81%) Cacti
8 2 (0.81%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.81%) Nagios
8 2 (0.81%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.40%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 138 (55.87%) Cisco
2 51 (20.65%) Palo Alto
3 50 (20.24%) Microsoft
4 34 (13.77%) Aruba
4 34 (13.77%) Juniper
5 32 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 26 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 24 (9.72%) F5
7 24 (9.72%) Meraki
7 24 (9.72%) VMware
8 15 (6.07%) Infoblox
9 14 (5.67%) Citrix
10 13 (5.26%) Dell
11 11 (4.45%) HP
12 10 (4.05%) Riverbed
13 9 (3.64%) Apple
13 9 (3.64%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.64%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.83%) Extreme Networks
14 7 (2.83%) Remedy