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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 327 354 372
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 106 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 2.66% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 41
Median daily rate £412 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £510 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £14.75 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +75.92%
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
3219 3079 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.53% 13.03% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2001 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 110 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 5 £500 +73.91% 2
Bromley - 2 £175 -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 59 (32.60%) Cisco
2 47 (25.97%) Windows
3 43 (23.76%) WAN
4 41 (22.65%) Firewall
5 40 (22.10%) LAN
6 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (17.68%) Project Management
8 30 (16.57%) Finance
9 28 (15.47%) Active Directory
10 27 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (14.36%) HP
11 26 (14.36%) Migration
11 26 (14.36%) Windows Server
12 24 (13.26%) Juniper
13 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
13 23 (12.71%) VMware
14 21 (11.60%) VPN
14 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
15 20 (11.05%) Network Design
15 20 (11.05%) CCNP
15 20 (11.05%) Wireless
15 20 (11.05%) Retail
16 19 (10.50%) VoIP
16 19 (10.50%) MS Office
17 18 (9.94%) Data Centre
18 17 (9.39%) ITIL
18 17 (9.39%) Linux
18 17 (9.39%) Telecoms
18 17 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2

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 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.76%) Confluence
3 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.66%) Apache
4 3 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) MS Office
2 6 (3.31%) MS Project
3 3 (1.66%) HipChat
4 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Office 365
2 8 (4.42%) Google Apps
3 6 (3.31%) Trello
4 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.66%) IaaS
7 2 (1.10%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.10%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Yammer
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.76%) WAN
2 41 (22.65%) Firewall
3 40 (22.10%) LAN
4 21 (11.60%) VPN
5 20 (11.05%) Wireless
6 19 (10.50%) VoIP
7 15 (8.29%) Network Security
8 14 (7.73%) Internet
9 13 (7.18%) TCP/IP
9 13 (7.18%) VLAN
10 8 (4.42%) DNS
11 7 (3.87%) Bluetooth
11 7 (3.87%) MPLS
11 7 (3.87%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.31%) 4G
12 6 (3.31%) Broadband
12 6 (3.31%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (3.31%) HTTP
12 6 (3.31%) SAN
12 6 (3.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.76%) MySQL
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.55%) OLTP
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) GCC
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Retail
3 17 (9.39%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.76%) Marketing
6 4 (2.21%) Banking
7 3 (1.66%) Games
7 3 (1.66%) Legal
7 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (17.13%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.02%) Project Manager
3 19 (10.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (8.84%) Architect
5 14 (7.73%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (7.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 14 (7.73%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Consultant
7 10 (5.52%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Tester
8 9 (4.97%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.42%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.87%) IT Support
10 7 (3.87%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.31%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) LAMP
2 3 (1.66%) Middleware
3 2 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) Django
4 1 (0.55%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.87%) CESG
3 6 (3.31%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.31%) iPad
4 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.21%) BYOD
5 4 (2.21%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.21%) NHS
5 4 (2.21%) STB
6 3 (1.66%) Derivative
6 3 (1.66%) EPoS
6 3 (1.66%) PKI
6 3 (1.66%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.10%) CCTV
7 2 (1.10%) Handset
7 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.10%) iPhone
7 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.97%) Windows
2 26 (14.36%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.39%) Linux
4 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.63%) Windows 7
5 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.52%) Mac OS X
7 9 (4.97%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.87%) Unix
10 6 (3.31%) Android
10 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.76%) CentOS
11 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.68%) Project Management
3 26 (14.36%) Migration
4 20 (11.05%) Network Design
5 17 (9.39%) ITIL
5 17 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2
7 13 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (3.87%) Communications Security
8 7 (3.87%) Information Security
8 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 6 (3.31%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.31%) Service Management
10 5 (2.76%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (2.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (2.76%) ITSM
10 5 (2.76%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (2.76%) Security Operations
10 5 (2.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.97%) SQL
2 7 (3.87%) Python
3 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.76%) Perl
5 2 (1.10%) C
5 2 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) Pig Latin
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.05%) CCNP
4 10 (5.52%) CCNA
5 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.87%) Degree
6 7 (3.87%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.31%) CCIE
8 5 (2.76%) MCSE
9 3 (1.66%) MCP
9 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.10%) CCDP
10 2 (1.10%) CWNA
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.10%) MAPM
10 2 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (15.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.97%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) iptables
4 1 (0.55%) Samba
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) Nagios
2 8 (4.42%) OpenView
3 4 (2.21%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.66%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.66%) SCCM
5 2 (1.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.55%) Ansible
6 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.55%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.55%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 59 (32.60%) Cisco
2 26 (14.36%) HP
3 24 (13.26%) Juniper
4 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.71%) VMware
5 13 (7.18%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.52%) Google
7 7 (3.87%) Apple
7 7 (3.87%) Aruba
7 7 (3.87%) Dell
7 7 (3.87%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.31%) Meraki
8 6 (3.31%) Mitel
9 5 (2.76%) EMC
9 5 (2.76%) F5
9 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.21%) Citrix
10 4 (2.21%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.66%) Motorola
11 3 (1.66%) Oracle
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