The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 183 201 205
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.64% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate
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£245 £313 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £163 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-38.31% +46.57%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
712 795 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.22% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 528 652
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wi-Fi
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) BGP
4 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) MPLS
5 6 (20.69%) OSPF
6 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) Android
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) DNS
7 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.79%) Broadband
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.79%) CCIE
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) BGP
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) MPLS
4 6 (20.69%) OSPF
5 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) Broadband
7 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.34%) VLAN
8 2 (6.90%) 4G
8 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.90%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) XHTML
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
1 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (6.90%) Product Management
2 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
2 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Network Design
2 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) CCIE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCDST
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.90%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.34%) Polycom
5 2 (6.90%) Bomgar
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.45%) Novell
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
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