The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 335 353 352
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 65 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 2.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 36
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £178 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £415 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-43.92% +46.57%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2882 2827 3626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.26% 11.65% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1786 1788 2112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wi-Fi
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +27 16 £245 -21.60% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £310 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (27.45%) Cisco
2 25 (24.51%) LAN
2 25 (24.51%) Firewall
3 24 (23.53%) WAN
3 24 (23.53%) Windows
4 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
5 18 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (17.65%) VPN
5 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.69%) BGP
7 15 (14.71%) VoIP
8 14 (13.73%) DHCP
8 14 (13.73%) MPLS
8 14 (13.73%) OSPF
8 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
8 14 (13.73%) Finance
9 13 (12.75%) Citrix
9 13 (12.75%) DNS
9 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
10 12 (11.76%) Wireless
11 11 (10.78%) CCIE
12 10 (9.80%) Linux
12 10 (9.80%) MS Office
12 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
12 10 (9.80%) Information Assurance
12 10 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (8.82%) Internet
13 9 (8.82%) Windows XP

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.92%) SAS
2 4 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Office
2 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) SPSS
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) LAN
1 25 (24.51%) Firewall
2 24 (23.53%) WAN
3 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.65%) VPN
5 16 (15.69%) BGP
6 15 (14.71%) VoIP
7 14 (13.73%) DHCP
7 14 (13.73%) MPLS
7 14 (13.73%) OSPF
8 13 (12.75%) DNS
9 12 (11.76%) Wireless
10 9 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (8.82%) Internet
11 8 (7.84%) Broadband
11 8 (7.84%) 4G
12 7 (6.86%) Multicast
12 7 (6.86%) VLAN
13 5 (4.90%) Network Security
13 5 (4.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.98%) Redis
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.98%) Trac
2 1 (0.98%) JUnit
2 1 (0.98%) PVCS
2 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.98%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.98%) Subversion
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Selenium
2 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Banking
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Architect
2 19 (18.63%) Analyst
2 19 (18.63%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Consultant
4 8 (7.84%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.84%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Network Consultant
5 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.86%) Network Architect
6 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.92%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Administrator
9 3 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.98%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (0.98%) HTML
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) SOAP
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) XML
2 1 (0.98%) XHTML
2 1 (0.98%) Middleware
2 1 (0.98%) JSON
2 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (5.88%) NHS
2 6 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Statistics
4 4 (3.92%) iPad
5 3 (2.94%) iPhone
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Handset
5 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.96%) W3C
6 2 (1.96%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.96%) DTV
6 2 (1.96%) STB
6 2 (1.96%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Windows
2 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.80%) Linux
4 9 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.88%) Android
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.98%) UNIX
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.80%) Information Assurance
1 10 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (8.82%) Network Design
3 7 (6.86%) Project Management
4 6 (5.88%) ITIL
5 5 (4.90%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (3.92%) Analytics
6 4 (3.92%) Customer Segmentation
6 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.92%) Service Management
6 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.92%) Risk Management
6 4 (3.92%) Migration
6 4 (3.92%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (3.92%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.94%) Information Security
7 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) C
3 1 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) PHP
3 1 (0.98%) VB
3 1 (0.98%) VBA
3 1 (0.98%) XAML
3 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.78%) CCIE
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.86%) CCNA
4 5 (4.90%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.96%) CCNP
7 2 (1.96%) MCP
7 2 (1.96%) MCSE
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.96%) MCDST
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
3 2 (1.96%) XenServer
4 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.94%) WSUS
2 3 (2.94%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Cisco
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.75%) Citrix
4 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.88%) Symantec
6 5 (4.90%) Polycom
6 5 (4.90%) Riverbed
6 5 (4.90%) Aruba
7 4 (3.92%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) Remedy
7 4 (3.92%) HP
7 4 (3.92%) Avaya
7 4 (3.92%) Juniper
8 3 (2.94%) Dell
8 3 (2.94%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.96%) Mitel
9 2 (1.96%) Brocade
9 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.98%) Novell
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