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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 180 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 18 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.61% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Average daily rate
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£245 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £373 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 - £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.45% +6.57%
Wi-Fi
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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
775 870 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 11.81% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 581 645
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 10 (35.71%) Cisco
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VPN
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) MS Office
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) Android
5 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 5 (17.86%) Broadband
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Wireless
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 4 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.71%) Mac OS
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) iPhone

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) Broadband
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (10.71%) WLAN
6 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.71%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) 4G
7 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security
7 2 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Architect
1 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XHTML
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
1 3 (10.71%) iPhone
1 3 (10.71%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Android
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.71%) Mac OS
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
1 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
1 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (7.14%) Network Design
2 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
2 2 (7.14%) Product Management
2 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) ZENworks
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
4 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Bomgar
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Sage
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.57%) Draytek
6 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.57%) Meraki
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