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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 184 212 191
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 1.48% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
Average daily rate
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£225 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £163 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £373 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 - £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
Wi-Fi
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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
806 879 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 12.22% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 588 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 43
Average hourly rate £19.75 £36.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.51% +76.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 9 (36.00%) Windows
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 7 (28.00%) MS Office
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Android
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) Broadband
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.00%) BGP
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (12.00%) Google Apps
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.00%) iPad
6 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) Broadband
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) BGP
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) 4G
6 2 (8.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
6 2 (8.00%) DSL
6 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) iPhone
1 3 (12.00%) iPad
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) ZENworks
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) Sophos
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Google
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 2 (8.00%) Bomgar
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Draytek
6 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Sage
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
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