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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / London
Rank 317 321 354
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 78 92 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 3.36% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 44
Median daily rate £415 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £21.25 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +8.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-54.81% +93.02%

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
2433 2738 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.80% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1640 1795 1872
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 83
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 19 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 9 £446 +11.37% 1
Harrow +4 1 £438 -5.40%
Romford - 1 £145 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 51 (30.91%) Cisco
2 43 (26.06%) Windows
3 40 (24.24%) LAN
3 40 (24.24%) WAN
4 37 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (20.00%) Firewall
5 33 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 27 (16.36%) Wireless
7 25 (15.15%) VPN
8 24 (14.55%) Internet
9 23 (13.94%) Data Centre
10 21 (12.73%) MS Office
11 20 (12.12%) Finance
12 19 (11.52%) Retail
12 19 (11.52%) CheckPoint
12 19 (11.52%) Windows 7
13 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
14 17 (10.30%) Microsoft
14 17 (10.30%) Apple
14 17 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (10.30%) Aruba
15 16 (9.70%) ITIL
15 16 (9.70%) VMware
16 15 (9.09%) Service Design
17 14 (8.48%) Project Management
17 14 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (8.48%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (8.48%) Network Security
18 13 (7.88%) Google
18 13 (7.88%) Ethernet

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.03%) CMS
3 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) MS Office
2 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.24%) SaaS
4 6 (3.64%) G Suite
5 5 (3.03%) Office 365
6 3 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.24%) LAN
1 40 (24.24%) WAN
2 33 (20.00%) Firewall
3 27 (16.36%) Wireless
4 25 (15.15%) VPN
5 24 (14.55%) Internet
6 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.48%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (8.48%) Network Security
8 13 (7.88%) Ethernet
9 12 (7.27%) VoIP
10 9 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (4.24%) BGP
11 7 (4.24%) MPLS
11 7 (4.24%) OSPF
11 7 (4.24%) Telepresence
12 6 (3.64%) EIGRP
12 6 (3.64%) FWSM
12 6 (3.64%) SAN
12 6 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.85%) MySQL
1 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.21%) JIRA
3 2 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 20 (12.12%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Retail
3 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.03%) Marketing
5 4 (2.42%) Law
6 3 (1.82%) Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Legal
6 3 (1.82%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) French Language
7 2 (1.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (16.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (10.30%) Analyst
2 17 (10.30%) Architect
3 14 (8.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (7.27%) Developer
4 12 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.67%) Product Owner
5 11 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Network Manager
6 8 (4.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) IT Support
7 7 (4.24%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (3.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) Django
1 5 (3.03%) Web Services
2 3 (1.82%) JSON
2 3 (1.82%) LAMP
2 3 (1.82%) Node.js
3 2 (1.21%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.21%) RESTful
4 1 (0.61%) Itk
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) OAuth
4 1 (0.61%) REST
4 1 (0.61%) SAML
4 1 (0.61%) WAP
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.27%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.64%) Social Media
6 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.03%) EPoS
6 5 (3.03%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.03%) Raspberry Pi
6 5 (3.03%) Wiki
7 4 (2.42%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (2.42%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.42%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.82%) CCTV
8 3 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.82%) iPhone
8 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.06%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (7.27%) Android
3 12 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.27%) Linux
3 12 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 9 (5.45%) Windows 8
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.85%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.24%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.42%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.21%) CentOS
9 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Unix
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (9.70%) ITIL
3 15 (9.09%) Service Design
4 14 (8.48%) Project Management
5 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (7.88%) Validation
6 12 (7.27%) Service Management
6 12 (7.27%) Time Management
7 11 (6.67%) Migration
7 11 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.06%) Change Management
8 10 (6.06%) DevOps
8 10 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.45%) CRM
9 9 (5.45%) High Availability
9 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.85%) Identity Management
10 8 (4.85%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.27%) Python
2 8 (4.85%) SQL
3 6 (3.64%) C
3 6 (3.64%) Perl
4 5 (3.03%) C++
4 5 (3.03%) PHP
4 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.82%) Ruby
6 2 (1.21%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.21%) VBScript
7 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.67%) Degree
2 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) CCNP
4 9 (5.45%) MCP
4 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.85%) ACDT
5 8 (4.85%) ACHDS
5 8 (4.85%) ACTC
5 8 (4.85%) CCNA
5 8 (4.85%) MCDST
5 8 (4.85%) MCSA
5 8 (4.85%) MCSE
5 8 (4.85%) MCSM
5 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.85%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.82%) CISSP
6 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) QA
1 2 (1.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.61%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 33 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.45%) Docker
3 8 (4.85%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) IAG
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) Ansible
2 5 (3.03%) Terraform
3 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.42%) Mesos
3 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.82%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.21%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.21%) Puppet
5 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.61%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 51 (30.91%) Cisco
2 19 (11.52%) CheckPoint
3 17 (10.30%) Apple
3 17 (10.30%) Aruba
3 17 (10.30%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.70%) VMware
5 13 (7.88%) Google
6 12 (7.27%) Citrix
7 11 (6.67%) Meraki
8 10 (6.06%) F5
9 7 (4.24%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.24%) HP
9 7 (4.24%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.03%) Twitter
11 4 (2.42%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.42%) NetScout
12 3 (1.82%) Juniper
13 2 (1.21%) Dell
13 2 (1.21%) EMC
13 2 (1.21%) Qualys
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