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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 350 345 352
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 64 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 2.54% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 32
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£319 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £79
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £478 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £288 £273
% change year-on-year
+29.56% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.95 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £23.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-22.01% +8.90%
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
3076 3031 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.83% 12.12% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1905 1959 2113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
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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 +25 18 £235 -32.85% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 10
Harrow - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 28 (27.18%) Firewall
2 25 (24.27%) Cisco
3 23 (22.33%) Windows
4 20 (19.42%) LAN
5 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
6 18 (17.48%) WAN
6 18 (17.48%) VPN
7 15 (14.56%) DNS
7 15 (14.56%) DHCP
8 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
8 14 (13.59%) Finance
9 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
10 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (11.65%) BGP
10 12 (11.65%) Linux
10 12 (11.65%) MS Office
11 11 (10.68%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (9.71%) Information Assurance
12 10 (9.71%) VoIP
12 10 (9.71%) MPLS
12 10 (9.71%) OSPF
13 9 (8.74%) Citrix
13 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
13 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.74%) Wireless
13 9 (8.74%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (7.77%) 4G
14 8 (7.77%) Android
14 8 (7.77%) Telecoms

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) SAS
3 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.88%) SPSS
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) Firewall
2 20 (19.42%) LAN
3 18 (17.48%) WAN
3 18 (17.48%) VPN
4 15 (14.56%) DNS
4 15 (14.56%) DHCP
5 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.65%) BGP
7 10 (9.71%) MPLS
7 10 (9.71%) OSPF
7 10 (9.71%) VoIP
8 9 (8.74%) Wireless
9 8 (7.77%) 4G
9 8 (7.77%) Broadband
10 7 (6.80%) Multicast
10 7 (6.80%) VLAN
11 5 (4.85%) HSRP
11 5 (4.85%) Internet
12 4 (3.88%) WLAN
12 4 (3.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Selenium
2 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) JUnit
3 1 (0.97%) PVCS
3 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.97%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.77%) Publishing
3 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Architect
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Network Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.85%) Consultant
6 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Designer
6 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (3.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) HTML
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
1 1 (0.97%) SOAP
1 1 (0.97%) Web Services
1 1 (0.97%) XML
1 1 (0.97%) XHTML
1 1 (0.97%) Middleware
1 1 (0.97%) LAMP
1 1 (0.97%) JSON
1 1 (0.97%) REST
1 1 (0.97%) WebRTC
1 1 (0.97%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) NHS
1 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.85%) iPad
3 4 (3.88%) Statistics
3 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.91%) Clustering
4 3 (2.91%) PKI
4 3 (2.91%) Handset
4 3 (2.91%) iPhone
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Open Source
5 2 (1.94%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.94%) DTV
5 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.94%) STB
5 2 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.97%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.65%) Linux
4 8 (7.77%) Android
5 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) Solaris
8 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.94%) UNIX
9 2 (1.94%) CentOS
9 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.68%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (9.71%) Information Assurance
3 9 (8.74%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.77%) Network Design
5 7 (6.80%) Project Management
6 6 (5.83%) ITIL
7 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) Customer Segmentation
8 4 (3.88%) Analytics
8 4 (3.88%) Service Management
8 4 (3.88%) Migration
8 4 (3.88%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (3.88%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.91%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) Perl
2 2 (1.94%) Python
2 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.97%) XAML
3 1 (0.97%) Ruby
3 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.97%) R
3 1 (0.97%) PHP
3 1 (0.97%) C
3 1 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.97%) VB
3 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.83%) CCNA
2 6 (5.83%) CCIE
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Degree
4 4 (3.88%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) MCSA
6 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.94%) MCSE
6 2 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.97%) MCDST
7 1 (0.97%) MCP
7 1 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) XenApp
3 2 (1.94%) XenServer
4 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.91%) ZENworks
2 3 (2.91%) WSUS
3 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.94%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.97%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (24.27%) Cisco
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) Citrix
3 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.83%) Juniper
4 6 (5.83%) VMware
4 6 (5.83%) Symantec
5 5 (4.85%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.88%) Avaya
6 4 (3.88%) Remedy
7 3 (2.91%) Sophos
7 3 (2.91%) Aruba
7 3 (2.91%) Bomgar
7 3 (2.91%) HP
7 3 (2.91%) Dell
8 2 (1.94%) EMC
8 2 (1.94%) Siemens
8 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.94%) Mitel
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