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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 372 356 281
Rank change year-on-year -16 -75 +66
Contract jobs citing Wireless 210 118 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.49% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 5.45% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 87 108
10th Percentile £195 £225 £256
25th Percentile £400 £363 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.18% +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £628 £503 £504
90th Percentile £725 £600 £588
England median daily rate £400 £384 £383
% change year-on-year +4.23% +0.33% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
10th Percentile £22.05 - £29.61
25th Percentile £28.75 - £39.69
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
75th Percentile £42.63 - £51.88
90th Percentile £47.10 - £54.10
England median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year -2.31% -4.06% +23.18%

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 3,623 2,167 2,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 8.93% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,516 1,498 1,507
10th Percentile £313 £293 £213
25th Percentile £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £656 £579 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 20 60
10th Percentile £20.95 £13.85 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.12 £47.33 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year -38.47% +27.48% +65.00%
75th Percentile £46.96 £64.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.03 £52.63
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.96% +12.20% +8.61%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireless in London.

Daily rate trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireless in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Wireless in London

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireless in London.

Hourly rate trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Wireless in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Wireless in London

Wireless
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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -16 35 £488 +14.71% 9
South London -17 6 £313 -23.78% 3
West London -5 4 £435 +16.00% 5
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 108 (51.43%) Cisco
2 101 (48.10%) WAN
3 90 (42.86%) LAN
3 90 (42.86%) Firewall
4 66 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (22.86%) SD-WAN
6 47 (22.38%) Social Skills
7 45 (21.43%) CCNP
8 44 (20.95%) Windows
8 44 (20.95%) Azure
9 42 (20.00%) Aruba
9 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 41 (19.52%) ITIL
11 40 (19.05%) VPN
12 39 (18.57%) Finance
13 37 (17.62%) Data Centre
14 36 (17.14%) OSPF
15 33 (15.71%) BGP
16 32 (15.24%) MPLS
16 32 (15.24%) VMware
16 32 (15.24%) Network Security
17 30 (14.29%) Palo Alto
18 29 (13.81%) VLAN
18 29 (13.81%) TCP/IP
18 29 (13.81%) Active Directory
19 28 (13.33%) Meraki
19 28 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
20 27 (12.86%) Juniper
20 27 (12.86%) Cisco Wireless
21 26 (12.38%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.48%) Confluence
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Maximo
2 2 (0.95%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.48%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 44 (20.95%) Azure
2 28 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (7.62%) AWS
4 10 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.76%) PaaS
5 9 (4.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 9 (4.29%) IaaS
6 4 (1.90%) Google Workspace
6 4 (1.90%) SaaS
7 3 (1.43%) Azure Storage
8 2 (0.95%) Akamai
8 2 (0.95%) Azure Monitor
8 2 (0.95%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (0.95%) GCP
9 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 101 (48.10%) WAN
2 90 (42.86%) Firewall
2 90 (42.86%) LAN
3 48 (22.86%) SD-WAN
4 40 (19.05%) VPN
5 36 (17.14%) OSPF
6 33 (15.71%) BGP
7 32 (15.24%) MPLS
7 32 (15.24%) Network Security
8 29 (13.81%) TCP/IP
8 29 (13.81%) VLAN
9 27 (12.86%) Cisco Wireless
10 24 (11.43%) WLAN
11 22 (10.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (10.48%) EIGRP
12 21 (10.00%) Internet
13 20 (9.52%) DNS
14 19 (9.05%) VoIP
15 18 (8.57%) IPsec
16 17 (8.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.38%) DB2
3 3 (1.43%) Big Data
3 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (1.43%) GIS
3 3 (1.43%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.95%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.48%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.48%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 47 (22.38%) Social Skills
2 39 (18.57%) Finance
3 20 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.71%) Banking
6 10 (4.76%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.38%) Legal
8 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.43%) Retail
9 3 (1.43%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.95%) Back Office
10 2 (0.95%) Electronics
10 2 (0.95%) German Language
10 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 21 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (9.52%) Architect
4 15 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (6.67%) Analyst
6 13 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.29%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.81%) Administrator
8 8 (3.81%) Design Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Field Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) IT Support
8 8 (3.81%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.33%) Consultant
9 7 (3.33%) Network Architect
9 7 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) Ericsson Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (1.90%) REST
3 3 (1.43%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.43%) RESTful
3 3 (1.43%) Velocity
4 2 (0.95%) .NET
5 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.48%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) Node.js
5 1 (0.48%) OAuth
5 1 (0.48%) Qt
5 1 (0.48%) SAML
5 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.62%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.33%) Fibre Optics
6 7 (3.33%) IoT
6 7 (3.33%) NHS
7 6 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.38%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.90%) CCTV
10 3 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.43%) Clustering
10 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.43%) Housing Association
10 3 (1.43%) Lidar
10 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.95%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.95%) Windows
2 18 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.24%) Windows 10
3 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (4.76%) Linux
5 9 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.86%) Android
8 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.43%) Unix
11 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) VMS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.52%) ITIL
2 26 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (10.48%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.00%) Change Management
5 20 (9.52%) Migration
6 19 (9.05%) Network Design
7 18 (8.57%) Service Management
8 17 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (7.62%) DevOps
10 15 (7.14%) Business Continuity
11 14 (6.67%) Agile
12 13 (6.19%) Network Management
13 12 (5.71%) Computer Science
14 11 (5.24%) Capacity Management
14 11 (5.24%) Network Architecture
15 10 (4.76%) Coaching
15 10 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (4.76%) Problem Management
15 10 (4.76%) Project Management
15 10 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.05%) Python
2 11 (5.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.33%) C
4 5 (2.38%) Bash
4 5 (2.38%) SQL
5 2 (0.95%) C++
5 2 (0.95%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.48%) Go
6 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (21.43%) CCNP
3 24 (11.43%) CCNA
4 22 (10.48%) CCIE
5 15 (7.14%) Degree
6 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.86%) CCDP
7 6 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.38%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.90%) CISSP
9 4 (1.90%) GPEN
9 4 (1.90%) ISEB
9 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 3 (1.43%) OSCP
10 3 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) GDPR
3 2 (0.95%) NCSC
System Software
1 29 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.62%) vSphere
4 7 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.86%) vCloud
6 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.95%) NFS
6 2 (0.95%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 16 (7.62%) SCCM
3 9 (4.29%) Ansible
3 9 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.38%) Terraform
5 4 (1.90%) SCOM
5 4 (1.90%) SCSM
6 3 (1.43%) Grafana
6 3 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.43%) WSUS
6 3 (1.43%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.95%) Kibana
7 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.95%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 108 (51.43%) Cisco
2 42 (20.00%) Aruba
2 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (15.24%) VMware
4 30 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 28 (13.33%) Meraki
6 27 (12.86%) Juniper
7 24 (11.43%) Fortinet
8 23 (10.95%) Zscaler
9 21 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 18 (8.57%) Citrix
10 18 (8.57%) HP
11 14 (6.67%) F5
12 13 (6.19%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.81%) Arista
13 8 (3.81%) Ericsson
13 8 (3.81%) IBM
14 7 (3.33%) Infoblox
14 7 (3.33%) Oracle
15 6 (2.86%) Google