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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 176 187 213
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 2.15% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Average daily rate
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£394 £261 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.71% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £158 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £627 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+25.78% -19.54%
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
692 792 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 13.64% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 512 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) MS Office
4 7 (21.21%) Android
4 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) Apple
5 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.12%) Google Apps
7 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (12.12%) Mac OS
7 4 (12.12%) WAN
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Dell
7 4 (12.12%) ITSM
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Finance
7 4 (12.12%) Banking
7 4 (12.12%) Google
8 3 (9.09%) SCCM
8 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 3 (9.09%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) MPLS
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.06%) ADSL
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) FileMaker
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (12.12%) Architect
1 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
1 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Android
2 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITSM
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DCSE
3 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Postgraduate
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.03%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Apple
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) Google
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) CommVault
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
City of London
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