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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 338 356 369
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 77 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.06% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 31
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£319 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.87 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% +32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.20 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +36.21%
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
3188 3063 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 12.28% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2019 2121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £567 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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 +29 20 £180 -48.57% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £310 - 2
Chiswick - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (31.88%) Cisco
1 44 (31.88%) Firewall
2 43 (31.16%) Windows
3 40 (28.99%) VPN
4 32 (23.19%) WAN
5 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
6 28 (20.29%) MS Office
7 25 (18.12%) LAN
8 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
9 19 (13.77%) DNS
9 19 (13.77%) Android
10 17 (12.32%) DHCP
10 17 (12.32%) OSPF
10 17 (12.32%) BGP
11 16 (11.59%) Windows 7
12 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (10.14%) Linux
13 14 (10.14%) MPLS
13 14 (10.14%) VMware
14 13 (9.42%) Google
14 13 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (9.42%) Apple iOS
15 12 (8.70%) SCCM
15 12 (8.70%) Finance
15 12 (8.70%) CheckPoint
15 12 (8.70%) ITIL
15 12 (8.70%) VoIP
16 11 (7.97%) Juniper
16 11 (7.97%) Wireless

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.90%) SAS
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.90%) Apache
4 3 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.17%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (20.29%) MS Office
2 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.90%) SPSS
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Google Apps
2 4 (2.90%) Office 365
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.88%) Firewall
2 40 (28.99%) VPN
3 32 (23.19%) WAN
4 25 (18.12%) LAN
5 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
6 19 (13.77%) DNS
7 17 (12.32%) DHCP
7 17 (12.32%) OSPF
7 17 (12.32%) BGP
8 14 (10.14%) MPLS
9 12 (8.70%) VoIP
10 11 (7.97%) Wireless
11 9 (6.52%) Network Security
12 8 (5.80%) 4G
12 8 (5.80%) VLAN
12 8 (5.80%) Broadband
13 7 (5.07%) SSL
13 7 (5.07%) Internet
13 7 (5.07%) HSRP
13 7 (5.07%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) MySQL
1 5 (3.62%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Selenium
2 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.72%) JUnit
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (8.70%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.80%) Publishing
2 8 (5.80%) Retail
3 7 (5.07%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Marketing
4 5 (3.62%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.17%) French Language
6 2 (1.45%) Billing
6 2 (1.45%) Games
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 27 (19.57%) Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) Network Engineer
3 21 (15.22%) Architect
4 8 (5.80%) Support Engineer
4 8 (5.80%) Network Analyst
4 8 (5.80%) Network Architect
5 7 (5.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.07%) Service Analyst
5 7 (5.07%) Desktop Support
5 7 (5.07%) Consultant
6 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.35%) Developer
6 6 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (3.62%) Designer
7 5 (3.62%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) LAMP
2 2 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) PKI
1 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) iPad
2 7 (5.07%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.62%) NHS
5 4 (2.90%) Statistics
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.90%) Handset
6 3 (2.17%) DTV
6 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.17%) STB
6 3 (2.17%) Open Source
7 2 (1.45%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.45%) IPTV
7 2 (1.45%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.45%) iPhone
7 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.16%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Android
3 16 (11.59%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.14%) Linux
5 13 (9.42%) Apple iOS
6 10 (7.25%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.52%) Mac OS
8 8 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.90%) CentOS
10 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.17%) Solaris
11 3 (2.17%) UNIX
11 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.70%) ITIL
2 11 (7.97%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (7.25%) Information Assurance
4 9 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.07%) Service Management
5 7 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.07%) Network Management
6 6 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.35%) Android Development
7 5 (3.62%) Project Management
7 5 (3.62%) Network Design
7 5 (3.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.90%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (2.90%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (2.90%) ITSM
8 4 (2.90%) Migration
8 4 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.90%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.80%) SQL
2 4 (2.90%) Python
2 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.90%) Perl
3 3 (2.17%) C
3 3 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.07%) CCNA
5 6 (4.35%) CCIE
6 5 (3.62%) Degree
7 3 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.45%) CCNP
8 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.72%) CCDP
9 1 (0.72%) CCIP
9 1 (0.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.72%) MCSE
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) XenApp
3 2 (1.45%) XenServer
4 1 (0.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) SCCM
2 6 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.90%) Nessus
5 3 (2.17%) WSUS
5 3 (2.17%) Puppet
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (2.17%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.17%) Ansible
6 2 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.72%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 44 (31.88%) Cisco
2 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.14%) VMware
4 13 (9.42%) Google
5 12 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.97%) Juniper
7 10 (7.25%) Citrix
8 9 (6.52%) Sophos
8 9 (6.52%) Aruba
9 7 (5.07%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.07%) Avaya
9 7 (5.07%) Dell
10 6 (4.35%) Symantec
11 5 (3.62%) 3Com
11 5 (3.62%) Business Objects
11 5 (3.62%) SAP
12 4 (2.90%) EMC
12 4 (2.90%) Oracle
13 3 (2.17%) Altiris
13 3 (2.17%) F5
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