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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 329 332 341
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 65 65 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 2.39% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £160 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £465 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.56% +54.66%
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
2760 2720 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 12.44% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1766 1722
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 73 158
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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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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 +10 15 £250 -21.87% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £314 -
Hammersmith -2 1 £380 - 1
Romford - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 59 (41.26%) Windows
2 50 (34.97%) Cisco
3 47 (32.87%) Microsoft
3 47 (32.87%) VPN
4 45 (31.47%) Firewall
5 44 (30.77%) MS Office
6 35 (24.48%) LAN
7 32 (22.38%) WAN
8 24 (16.78%) Google
9 21 (14.69%) Android
9 21 (14.69%) DNS
10 20 (13.99%) Linux
10 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
10 20 (13.99%) Apple iOS
11 19 (13.29%) SCCM
11 19 (13.29%) SC Cleared
11 19 (13.29%) VMware
12 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
13 17 (11.89%) Wireless
13 17 (11.89%) Windows 7
14 15 (10.49%) OSPF
14 15 (10.49%) Sophos
14 15 (10.49%) Active Directory
14 15 (10.49%) VoIP
14 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.49%) PKI
15 14 (9.79%) VLAN
15 14 (9.79%) Citrix
15 14 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.20%) Apache
2 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.10%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (30.77%) MS Office
2 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.80%) MS Project
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.87%) VPN
2 45 (31.47%) Firewall
3 35 (24.48%) LAN
4 32 (22.38%) WAN
5 21 (14.69%) DNS
6 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
7 17 (11.89%) Wireless
8 15 (10.49%) OSPF
8 15 (10.49%) VoIP
9 14 (9.79%) VLAN
10 13 (9.09%) MPLS
10 13 (9.09%) DHCP
11 10 (6.99%) BGP
12 8 (5.59%) TACACS
12 8 (5.59%) ADSL
12 8 (5.59%) Broadband
12 8 (5.59%) HSRP
13 7 (4.90%) Network Security
13 7 (4.90%) 3G
14 6 (4.20%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.39%) MySQL
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Selenium
1 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.20%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Finance
4 5 (3.50%) Publishing
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.10%) French Language
7 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.59%) Analyst
3 10 (6.99%) Service Analyst
3 10 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (6.99%) Rollout Engineer
4 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.29%) Developer
4 9 (6.29%) Designer
5 8 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support
6 7 (4.90%) Architect
6 7 (4.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.50%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) LAMP
2 2 (1.40%) WAP
3 1 (0.70%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) PKI
2 8 (5.59%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.90%) STB
3 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.20%) iPad
4 6 (4.20%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.50%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.80%) Replication
6 4 (2.80%) Clustering
7 3 (2.10%) Open Source
7 3 (2.10%) Handset
8 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.70%) DTV
9 1 (0.70%) EPoS
9 1 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.70%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (41.26%) Windows
2 21 (14.69%) Android
3 20 (13.99%) Linux
3 20 (13.99%) Apple iOS
4 17 (11.89%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.39%) Mac OS
6 12 (8.39%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.20%) CentOS
9 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.10%) Solaris
10 3 (2.10%) UNIX
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.09%) ITIL
2 11 (7.69%) Service Management
2 11 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (6.99%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (6.29%) Project Management
4 9 (6.29%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.59%) ITSM
6 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.90%) Network Management
7 6 (4.20%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.20%) Network Planning
7 6 (4.20%) Android Development
8 5 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.50%) Performance Testing
8 5 (3.50%) Kanban
8 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.50%) OO
9 4 (2.80%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.09%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) Python
3 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.20%) Perl
4 5 (3.50%) C++
4 5 (3.50%) Ruby
5 2 (1.40%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.29%) Degree
5 8 (5.59%) CCNP
6 6 (4.20%) CCNA
6 6 (4.20%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.40%) CCDP
8 2 (1.40%) CCIP
8 2 (1.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.70%) MCSE
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.70%) ISEB
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.70%) XenServer
4 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (13.29%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.50%) Puppet
2 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (3.50%) Cobbler
2 5 (3.50%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.50%) Ansible
3 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.80%) Nessus
4 2 (1.40%) WSUS
4 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (34.97%) Cisco
2 47 (32.87%) Microsoft
3 24 (16.78%) Google
4 19 (13.29%) VMware
5 15 (10.49%) Sophos
6 14 (9.79%) Citrix
7 12 (8.39%) Juniper
8 9 (6.29%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.90%) Dell
9 7 (4.90%) Aruba
10 6 (4.20%) HP
11 5 (3.50%) EMC
11 5 (3.50%) Business Objects
11 5 (3.50%) SAP
11 5 (3.50%) Apple
11 5 (3.50%) 3Com
11 5 (3.50%) Symantec
11 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.80%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.80%) Nokia
London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago