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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 137 177 189
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.90% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £454 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+115.18% -12.22%
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
327 686 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.60% 13.52% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 499 447
Average daily rate £405 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (20.00%) Streaming Video
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) RIP
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) 3G
4 3 (15.00%) OSPF
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (10.00%) 4G
5 2 (10.00%) NHS
5 2 (10.00%) DSL
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) Handset
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) 3G
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) OSPF
2 3 (15.00%) RIP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) 4G
3 2 (10.00%) DSL
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.00%) HSRP
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
4 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) GCC
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Installation Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (10.00%) Handset
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) BYOD
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Release Management
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.00%) B2B
3 1 (5.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Aruba
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
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