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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 166 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 2.42% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £475 £388 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +58.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £268 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £520 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
543 745 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.45% 13.52% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 551 515
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Aruba
7 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
7 2 (15.38%) MAPM
7 2 (15.38%) LTE
7 2 (15.38%) Information Management
7 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
7 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Samsung
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Sun
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HipChat
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) GSM
4 2 (15.38%) LTE
4 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.69%) GLBP
5 1 (7.69%) HSRP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Junos
5 1 (7.69%) Multicast
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) GCC
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Mobility Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MAPM
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Samsung
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.69%) QNAP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware