The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 314 355 357
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 94 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 2.23% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 33
Average daily rate £363 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £444 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.03% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £14.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +31.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.94 £15.90 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £19.70 £17.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £21.50 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+89.53% -7.32%
Wi-Fi
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2695 2826 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 13.31% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1855 1717
Average daily rate £420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 79 74
Average hourly rate £25.12 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in London

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the London region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in London

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in London

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the London region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in London

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 5 £300 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +6 1 - - 2
Ilford +4 1 £200 -36.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £180 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 85 (39.35%) Windows
2 78 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 67 (31.02%) Cisco
3 67 (31.02%) Microsoft
4 64 (29.63%) LAN
5 62 (28.70%) VPN
6 54 (25.00%) WAN
6 54 (25.00%) MS Office
7 45 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 43 (19.91%) Firewall
9 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (17.13%) Finance
11 34 (15.74%) VMware
12 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (14.35%) Wireless
13 31 (14.35%) Windows Server
14 30 (13.89%) Internet
15 29 (13.43%) Android
16 26 (12.04%) Migration
16 26 (12.04%) TCP/IP
16 26 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (10.65%) HTTP
18 23 (10.65%) Service Management
18 23 (10.65%) 802.1X
19 22 (10.19%) DNS
19 22 (10.19%) Apple iOS
20 21 (9.72%) Python
20 21 (9.72%) ITSM

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.78%) Apache
3 6 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.31%) CMS
4 5 (2.31%) Confluence
4 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.85%) LiveLink
6 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.46%) Node.js
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (25.00%) MS Office
2 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.31%) HipChat
4 3 (1.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.63%) Office 365
3 6 (2.78%) Google Apps
4 5 (2.31%) IaaS
5 4 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.39%) PaaS
6 3 (1.39%) SaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (29.63%) LAN
2 62 (28.70%) VPN
3 54 (25.00%) WAN
4 43 (19.91%) Firewall
5 31 (14.35%) Wireless
6 30 (13.89%) Internet
7 26 (12.04%) TCP/IP
8 23 (10.65%) HTTP
9 22 (10.19%) DNS
10 20 (9.26%) Bluetooth
10 20 (9.26%) SSL
11 18 (8.33%) SAN
12 17 (7.87%) VLAN
12 17 (7.87%) VoIP
13 16 (7.41%) DHCP
13 16 (7.41%) ZigBee
14 15 (6.94%) NAS
15 14 (6.48%) 3G
16 13 (6.02%) 802.15
16 13 (6.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.31%) MySQL
3 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 2 (0.93%) OLTP
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.48%) Subversion
3 6 (2.78%) Hudson
3 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.78%) JIRA
3 6 (2.78%) Maven
4 5 (2.31%) Gradle
4 5 (2.31%) IntelliJ
4 5 (2.31%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.93%) JUnit
6 2 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) Ant
7 1 (0.46%) GCC
7 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 37 (17.13%) Finance
2 20 (9.26%) Legal
2 20 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.56%) Retail
4 11 (5.09%) French Language
5 6 (2.78%) Banking
6 5 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.85%) Electronics
8 3 (1.39%) Billing
8 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Local Government
10 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (13.43%) Architect
2 28 (12.96%) Network Engineer
3 24 (11.11%) IT Support
4 22 (10.19%) Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) Developer
5 20 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 19 (8.80%) Project Manager
7 18 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 18 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (6.48%) Python Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.24%) Field Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (2.78%) Installation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.65%) 802.1X
2 19 (8.80%) HTML
3 15 (6.94%) CSS
3 15 (6.94%) JSON
3 15 (6.94%) REST
4 13 (6.02%) Ajax
4 13 (6.02%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.31%) LAMP
5 5 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.85%) Web Services
6 4 (1.85%) XML
7 3 (1.39%) OAuth
8 2 (0.93%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.46%) .NET
9 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (0.46%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.46%) SAML
9 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.09%) Internet of Things
2 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.70%) BYOD
5 7 (3.24%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.24%) iPad
5 7 (3.24%) NHS
6 5 (2.31%) CCTV
6 5 (2.31%) CMDB
6 5 (2.31%) Derivative
6 5 (2.31%) Handset
6 5 (2.31%) STB
6 5 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.85%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (39.35%) Windows
2 45 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (14.35%) Windows Server
5 29 (13.43%) Android
6 24 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (10.19%) Apple iOS
8 20 (9.26%) Linux
9 14 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (5.09%) CentOS
10 11 (5.09%) Mac OS
11 8 (3.70%) Mac OS X Server
11 8 (3.70%) Unix
12 7 (3.24%) Windows Phone
13 6 (2.78%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.39%) VMS
15 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.04%) Migration
3 23 (10.65%) Service Management
4 21 (9.72%) ITSM
5 20 (9.26%) ITIL
6 16 (7.41%) High Availability
7 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.48%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.02%) Web Operations
9 12 (5.56%) Project Management
10 11 (5.09%) DevOps
10 11 (5.09%) Scrum
11 10 (4.63%) Network Design
12 8 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.24%) iOS Development
13 7 (3.24%) Kanban
13 7 (3.24%) Open Source
13 7 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (2.78%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.72%) Python
2 19 (8.80%) Bash Shell
2 19 (8.80%) Perl
3 16 (7.41%) C
3 16 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.48%) C++
5 8 (3.70%) SQL
6 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.31%) Java
8 4 (1.85%) C#
9 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (8.80%) CCNA
3 18 (8.33%) CCNP
4 8 (3.70%) Degree
5 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.78%) MCSE
7 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.39%) MCP
9 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.93%) CCA
10 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.93%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.93%) MCITP
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) SLA
2 5 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.78%) XenApp
6 5 (2.31%) oVirt
7 2 (0.93%) Firmware
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.93%) XenServer
8 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) iptables
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (6.48%) Puppet
1 14 (6.48%) Salt
1 14 (6.48%) ZABBIX
2 9 (4.17%) SCCM
3 5 (2.31%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.31%) WSUS
4 4 (1.85%) Iperf
4 4 (1.85%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (31.02%) Cisco
1 67 (31.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.74%) VMware
3 19 (8.80%) Citrix
4 17 (7.87%) LANDesk
5 15 (6.94%) Dell
6 13 (6.02%) Juniper
7 8 (3.70%) Apple
7 8 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.70%) Google
8 7 (3.24%) Aruba
9 5 (2.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (2.31%) Avaya
9 5 (2.31%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.31%) EMC
9 5 (2.31%) F5
9 5 (2.31%) HP
10 4 (1.85%) Mitel
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle
10 4 (1.85%) Riverbed
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