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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 160 197
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 1.88% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Median daily rate £393 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.50% +73.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £415 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.94%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 340 478 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.32% 14.04% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 377 550
Median daily rate £427 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 25
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 4 (18.18%) Back Office
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) V-Model
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (18.18%) Contactless
7 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing

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 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) WLAN
7 2 (9.09%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) OSPF
7 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Product Owner
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Contactless
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (9.09%) CCTV
5 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 2 (9.09%) NHS
5 2 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (18.18%) V-Model
3 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.64%) User Stories
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Email Filtering
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Server Building
4 2 (9.09%) Statistics
4 2 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Cobbler
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.09%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Meraki
6 1 (4.55%) NetScout