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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 344 355 365
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 71 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 2.36% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 39
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£365 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £161 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+32.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 £13.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £11.45 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £21.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +55.35%
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
3119 3097 3662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 12.36% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 2024 2197
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 175
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 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
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 17 September 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 17 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 +27 17 £235 -30.37% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £310 - 2
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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 34 (30.63%) Firewall
2 32 (28.83%) Cisco
3 27 (24.32%) Windows
4 24 (21.62%) WAN
5 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
5 22 (19.82%) VPN
6 20 (18.02%) LAN
7 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
8 16 (14.41%) DHCP
8 16 (14.41%) DNS
9 15 (13.51%) BGP
10 14 (12.61%) OSPF
10 14 (12.61%) MS Office
11 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (11.71%) Android
11 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
12 12 (10.81%) Finance
13 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
13 11 (9.91%) Linux
13 11 (9.91%) Mobile Device Management
14 10 (9.01%) Information Assurance
14 10 (9.01%) Windows XP
14 10 (9.01%) Juniper
14 10 (9.01%) MPLS
14 10 (9.01%) CheckPoint
15 9 (8.11%) Citrix
15 9 (8.11%) VoIP
15 9 (8.11%) Apple iOS
16 8 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
16 8 (7.21%) Broadband

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.60%) SAS
2 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) MS Office
2 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.60%) SPSS
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.63%) Firewall
2 24 (21.62%) WAN
3 22 (19.82%) VPN
4 20 (18.02%) LAN
5 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
6 16 (14.41%) DHCP
6 16 (14.41%) DNS
7 15 (13.51%) BGP
8 14 (12.61%) OSPF
9 10 (9.01%) MPLS
10 9 (8.11%) VoIP
11 8 (7.21%) Broadband
11 8 (7.21%) Wireless
11 8 (7.21%) Network Security
12 7 (6.31%) VLAN
12 7 (6.31%) Multicast
12 7 (6.31%) 4G
13 6 (5.41%) HSRP
13 6 (5.41%) SSL
14 5 (4.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.60%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.80%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.80%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
2 1 (0.90%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.90%) JUnit
2 1 (0.90%) PVCS
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Publishing
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Architect
4 8 (7.21%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.21%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Consultant
6 6 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.50%) Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Designer
8 4 (3.60%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) NHS
2 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.50%) iPad
4 4 (3.60%) Statistics
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 3 (2.70%) Handset
5 3 (2.70%) STB
5 3 (2.70%) DTV
5 3 (2.70%) iPhone
6 2 (1.80%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.80%) Open Source
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.80%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 13 (11.71%) Android
2 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.91%) Linux
4 10 (9.01%) Windows XP
5 9 (8.11%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.41%) Mac OS
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.70%) Solaris
10 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.80%) CentOS
11 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.80%) UNIX
11 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.91%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (9.01%) Information Assurance
3 8 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (7.21%) ITIL
3 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (6.31%) Network Design
4 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.41%) Project Management
5 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.50%) Service Management
6 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.60%) Network Management
7 4 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.60%) Customer Segmentation
7 4 (3.60%) Android Development
7 4 (3.60%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.60%) Analytics
7 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.60%) Migration
7 4 (3.60%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) Perl
2 2 (1.80%) Python
2 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.90%) Ruby
3 1 (0.90%) XAML
3 1 (0.90%) C
3 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.31%) CCNA
3 6 (5.41%) CCIE
3 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.60%) Degree
6 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.70%) MCSA
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) MCDST
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) MCSE
8 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) XenServer
4 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.60%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) WSUS
3 3 (2.70%) Nessus
3 3 (2.70%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Cisco
2 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.01%) Juniper
3 10 (9.01%) CheckPoint
4 9 (8.11%) Citrix
5 7 (6.31%) VMware
5 7 (6.31%) Dell
5 7 (6.31%) Aruba
6 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.41%) Symantec
7 5 (4.50%) SAP
7 5 (4.50%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.60%) Remedy
8 4 (3.60%) Avaya
8 4 (3.60%) 3Com
8 4 (3.60%) Google
9 3 (2.70%) Sophos
9 3 (2.70%) HP
9 3 (2.70%) Bomgar
10 2 (1.80%) EMC
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