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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 356 341 358
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 63 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.50% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 32
Average daily rate
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£335 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £163 £79
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £478 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £288 £273
% change year-on-year
+28.69% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.95 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £23.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +8.90%
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
3129 3076 3578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 12.14% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1949 1988 2119
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +19 17 £261 -25.35% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 8
Harrow - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (26.73%) Firewall
2 24 (23.76%) Cisco
3 22 (21.78%) Windows
4 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.82%) LAN
5 17 (16.83%) WAN
5 17 (16.83%) VPN
6 14 (13.86%) DNS
6 14 (13.86%) DHCP
6 14 (13.86%) Finance
7 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
7 12 (11.88%) Linux
7 12 (11.88%) MS Office
7 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
8 11 (10.89%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (10.89%) BGP
9 10 (9.90%) Information Assurance
10 9 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (8.91%) MPLS
10 9 (8.91%) OSPF
10 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
10 9 (8.91%) Citrix
10 9 (8.91%) CheckPoint
10 9 (8.91%) VoIP
10 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.92%) Publishing
11 8 (7.92%) Wireless
11 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.92%) Network Design

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.96%) SAS
2 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) SPSS
4 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) Firewall
2 18 (17.82%) LAN
3 17 (16.83%) WAN
3 17 (16.83%) VPN
4 14 (13.86%) DNS
4 14 (13.86%) DHCP
5 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.89%) BGP
7 9 (8.91%) MPLS
7 9 (8.91%) OSPF
7 9 (8.91%) VoIP
8 8 (7.92%) Broadband
8 8 (7.92%) Wireless
8 8 (7.92%) 4G
9 7 (6.93%) Multicast
10 6 (5.94%) VLAN
11 5 (4.95%) HSRP
12 4 (3.96%) Network Security
12 4 (3.96%) Internet
13 3 (2.97%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.96%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Selenium
2 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) JUnit
3 1 (0.99%) PVCS
3 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Publishing
3 5 (4.95%) Marketing
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.97%) Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Architect
2 20 (19.80%) Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.92%) Network Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Consultant
6 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Designer
7 4 (3.96%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.97%) Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) HTML
1 1 (0.99%) CSS
1 1 (0.99%) SOAP
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
1 1 (0.99%) XML
1 1 (0.99%) XHTML
1 1 (0.99%) Middleware
1 1 (0.99%) LAMP
1 1 (0.99%) JSON
1 1 (0.99%) REST
1 1 (0.99%) WebRTC
1 1 (0.99%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) NHS
1 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.95%) iPad
3 4 (3.96%) Statistics
3 4 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Handset
4 3 (2.97%) iPhone
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
5 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) STB
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
2 12 (11.88%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) Android
4 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.97%) Solaris
6 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.98%) CentOS
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) UNIX
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.89%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (9.90%) Information Assurance
3 9 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.92%) Network Design
5 7 (6.93%) Project Management
6 6 (5.94%) ITIL
7 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.96%) Customer Segmentation
8 4 (3.96%) Analytics
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) Migration
8 4 (3.96%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (3.96%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.97%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) Python
2 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.98%) Perl
3 1 (0.99%) PHP
3 1 (0.99%) C
3 1 (0.99%) Java
3 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.99%) XAML
3 1 (0.99%) Ruby
3 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.94%) CCNA
2 6 (5.94%) CCIE
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.96%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.97%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCDST
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) XenApp
3 2 (1.98%) XenServer
4 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) ZENworks
2 3 (2.97%) WSUS
3 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.99%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Cisco
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Citrix
3 9 (8.91%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.94%) Juniper
4 6 (5.94%) VMware
4 6 (5.94%) Symantec
5 5 (4.95%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.95%) SAP
6 4 (3.96%) Avaya
6 4 (3.96%) Remedy
7 3 (2.97%) Sophos
7 3 (2.97%) Aruba
7 3 (2.97%) Bomgar
7 3 (2.97%) HP
7 3 (2.97%) Dell
8 2 (1.98%) EMC
8 2 (1.98%) Siemens
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.98%) Mitel
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