The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 160 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 2.62% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Median daily rate £500 £288 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £202 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £24.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+58.97% +80.55%
Wi-Fi
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
533 764 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 12.87% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 566 489
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 24
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the City of London region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the City of London region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 City of London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (14.29%) Samsung
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Advertising
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MCSE

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HipChat
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Broadband
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) GSM
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (7.14%) HSRP
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) Junos
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GCC
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Mobility Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobility Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MAPM
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Samsung
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.14%) QNAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware