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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 155 183 196
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 2.32% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Median daily rate £500 £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £196 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £278 £286
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +24.56%
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
470 732 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.96% 12.75% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 545 491
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) LTE
4 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.11%) Samsung
5 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.11%) GCC
5 2 (11.11%) iptables
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) HipChat
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) LTE
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Broadband
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) GSM
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) 3G
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) PSTN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) GCC
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Mobility Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) BlackBerry Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Installation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Mobility Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) B2B
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Competitor Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Product Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MAPM
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Samsung
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.56%) QNAP
4 1 (5.56%) VMware