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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 183 205 193
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 23 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 1.55% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £326 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £335
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +61.39%
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
738 774 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.06% 11.33% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 500 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.56 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 12 (30.00%) Wireless
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (27.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (25.00%) LAN
6 9 (22.50%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 9 (22.50%) Google
6 9 (22.50%) Android
7 8 (20.00%) Mac OS
7 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (20.00%) VMware
7 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 8 (20.00%) Google Apps
8 7 (17.50%) Juniper
8 7 (17.50%) Broadband
8 7 (17.50%) MySQL
9 6 (15.00%) Perl
9 6 (15.00%) Apache
9 6 (15.00%) Python
9 6 (15.00%) WLAN
9 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (15.00%) BGP
9 6 (15.00%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
1 12 (30.00%) Wireless
2 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) VPN
3 9 (22.50%) DNS
4 7 (17.50%) Broadband
5 6 (15.00%) WLAN
5 6 (15.00%) BGP
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.00%) DSL
7 3 (7.50%) Internet
7 3 (7.50%) WAN
8 2 (5.00%) 4G
8 2 (5.00%) ADSL
8 2 (5.00%) MPLS
8 2 (5.00%) OSPF
8 2 (5.00%) VLAN
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Handset
3 2 (5.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Android
4 8 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (15.00%) CentOS
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.00%) UNIX
7 4 (10.00%) Solaris
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (27.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (12.50%) Kanban
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (12.50%) ITSM
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Perl
1 6 (15.00%) Python
1 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) MCDST
5 1 (2.50%) CCDP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCIP
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
1 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 5 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) Google
4 8 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Juniper
6 5 (12.50%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Draytek
9 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.50%) Sage
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec