Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 248 218
Rank change year-on-year +59 -30 +11
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 2.60% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 15
City of London median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% -3.32%
10th Percentile £140 £158 £218
90th Percentile £485 £491 £538
Central London median daily rate £338 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -12.90% +10.71% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 £10.75 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +341.86% -40.61% -4.74%
10th Percentile £43.75 £10.08 £17.80
90th Percentile £51.25 £16.54 £28.88
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year +331.82% -39.23% -4.74%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 622 770 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.82% 10.75% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 598 588
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £200 £158 £210
90th Percentile £658 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 12
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.68
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.53
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.61% +10.35% -10.53%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the City of London region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £338 -
Wi-Fi
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) Office 365
5 12 (36.36%) Azure
6 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
7 9 (27.27%) WAN
8 8 (24.24%) VPN
8 8 (24.24%) DNS
8 8 (24.24%) LAN
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (21.21%) Public Sector
9 7 (21.21%) Project Management
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco
10 6 (18.18%) Linux
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (15.15%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (15.15%) Social Media
11 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 5 (15.15%) VLAN
11 5 (15.15%) Electronics
11 5 (15.15%) Android
11 5 (15.15%) Unix
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Houdini
4 1 (3.03%) Maya
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Exchequer
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 12 (36.36%) Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) AWS
4 4 (12.12%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
1 9 (27.27%) WAN
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) VPN
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) VLAN
4 4 (12.12%) 4G
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 3 (9.09%) BGP
5 3 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 3 (9.09%) OSPF
5 3 (9.09%) VoIP
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Public Sector
3 5 (15.15%) Back Office
3 5 (15.15%) Electronics
4 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Publishing
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 2 (6.06%) Law
7 1 (3.03%) French Language
7 1 (3.03%) German Language
7 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) EPoS Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.03%) Network Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Social Media
2 4 (12.12%) EPoS
3 3 (9.09%) CCTV
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Signage
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Content Development
4 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Architectural Design
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
6 2 (6.06%) Due Diligence
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (15.15%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.06%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (6.06%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) BT
4 4 (12.12%) EMC
4 4 (12.12%) Samsung
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Aruba
5 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Meraki
6 1 (3.03%) ATG
6 1 (3.03%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Retek