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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 143 153 180
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 17 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 3.06% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Median daily rate £414 £400 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +110.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £164 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £460 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +11.11%
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
444 360 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 10.51% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 269 541
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Wireless
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Aruba
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Mac OS
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Meraki
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) WLAN
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) SNMP

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Wireless
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) WLAN
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) HSRP
5 3 (14.29%) IGMP
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) ICT Support
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) BYOD
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Mac OS
3 4 (19.05%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Aruba
4 4 (19.05%) Meraki
5 3 (14.29%) Apple
5 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) NetScout
5 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) VMware