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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 352 355 352
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 72 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 2.04% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 39
Average daily rate
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£308 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £626 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.56% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+91.78% -29.80%
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
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 18 £288 +12.74% 2
Ilford - 1 £190 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (36.57%) Windows
2 43 (32.09%) LAN
3 40 (29.85%) Cisco
3 40 (29.85%) Microsoft
4 35 (26.12%) WAN
4 35 (26.12%) Firewall
5 31 (23.13%) VPN
6 30 (22.39%) MS Office
7 26 (19.40%) DNS
7 26 (19.40%) Wireless
8 25 (18.66%) Active Directory
9 23 (17.16%) VLAN
10 22 (16.42%) Windows 7
11 20 (14.93%) Android
11 20 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (13.43%) SQL
13 17 (12.69%) Linux
13 17 (12.69%) VoIP
13 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (12.69%) Data Centre
14 16 (11.94%) Citrix
15 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
15 15 (11.19%) Apple
15 15 (11.19%) Project Management
15 15 (11.19%) MPLS
15 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.45%) DHCP
16 14 (10.45%) CCNP
16 14 (10.45%) Internet

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.46%) IIS
3 6 (4.48%) Lync
3 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (22.39%) MS Office
2 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Google Apps
1 9 (6.72%) Office 365
2 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.09%) LAN
2 35 (26.12%) WAN
2 35 (26.12%) Firewall
3 31 (23.13%) VPN
4 26 (19.40%) DNS
4 26 (19.40%) Wireless
5 23 (17.16%) VLAN
6 17 (12.69%) VoIP
7 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
7 15 (11.19%) MPLS
8 14 (10.45%) Internet
8 14 (10.45%) DHCP
9 11 (8.21%) BGP
10 10 (7.46%) OSPF
10 10 (7.46%) Ethernet
10 10 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (6.72%) Network Security
11 9 (6.72%) SSL
11 9 (6.72%) EIGRP
12 8 (5.97%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) GCC
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.21%) Retail
3 8 (5.97%) Finance
4 5 (3.73%) French Language
5 3 (2.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.18%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.21%) Analyst
4 9 (6.72%) Architect
5 8 (5.97%) Desktop Support
5 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Avaya Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.99%) Consultant
8 4 (2.99%) Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (2.99%) Communications Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Senior Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) HTML
2 5 (3.73%) .NET
2 5 (3.73%) HTML5
2 5 (3.73%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.49%) XML
3 2 (1.49%) SAML
3 2 (1.49%) JSON
3 2 (1.49%) Django
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
4 1 (0.75%) XMPP
4 1 (0.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.99%) EPoS
2 4 (2.99%) STB
2 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.24%) iPhone
3 3 (2.24%) iPad
3 3 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.24%) Replication
3 3 (2.24%) VHDL
3 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.49%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.49%) IVR
4 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.49%) PKI
4 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Handset
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.57%) Windows
2 22 (16.42%) Windows 7
3 20 (14.93%) Android
4 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (12.69%) Linux
5 14 (10.45%) Apple iOS
6 9 (6.72%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.97%) Mac OS
8 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.99%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.49%) UNIX
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.75%) CentOS
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.19%) Project Management
2 9 (6.72%) Service Management
2 9 (6.72%) Performance Management
3 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.22%) ITSM
4 7 (5.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.48%) Test Scripting
5 6 (4.48%) Change Control
6 5 (3.73%) Network Management
6 5 (3.73%) Migration
6 5 (3.73%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (3.73%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.73%) Network Design
6 5 (3.73%) ITIL
7 4 (2.99%) CAD
7 4 (2.99%) OO
7 4 (2.99%) CRM
7 4 (2.99%) Change Management
7 4 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.24%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) Python
3 9 (6.72%) C++
4 5 (3.73%) C
5 4 (2.99%) Ruby
6 3 (2.24%) Erlang
6 3 (2.24%) Java
6 3 (2.24%) Assembly Language
6 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.24%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.45%) CCNP
3 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.22%) Degree
5 6 (4.48%) CCNA
5 6 (4.48%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.49%) ISEB
6 2 (1.49%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 2 (1.49%) CCIE
6 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.99%) XenServer
3 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.24%) XenApp
4 3 (2.24%) Firmware
5 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) NetCrunch
2 4 (2.99%) SCCM
3 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.49%) WSUS
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.49%) Casper Suite
3 2 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (29.85%) Cisco
1 40 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.94%) Citrix
3 15 (11.19%) Apple
4 14 (10.45%) HP
5 13 (9.70%) VMware
6 11 (8.21%) CheckPoint
6 11 (8.21%) Google
6 11 (8.21%) Juniper
7 10 (7.46%) Dell
8 9 (6.72%) Avaya
8 9 (6.72%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.22%) Nortel
9 7 (5.22%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.99%) Motorola
11 3 (2.24%) Nokia
11 3 (2.24%) Panasonic
11 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.24%) Symantec
12 2 (1.49%) Sophos
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