Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 124 215
Rank change year-on-year -35 +91 +25
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 11 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 4.42% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 17
10th Percentile £280 £165 £130
25th Percentile £431 £183 £283
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £300 £450
Median % change year-on-year +75.00% -33.33% +15.02%
75th Percentile £563 £369 £475
90th Percentile £655 £433 £520
Central London median daily rate £538 £331 £375
% change year-on-year +62.26% -11.67% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £37.75 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year - -3.82% +168.84%
Central London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -9.93% -3.82% +168.84%

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 297 249 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.69% 10.67% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 188 541
10th Percentile £325 £241 £210
25th Percentile £413 £379 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £594 £575 £575
90th Percentile £706 £641 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 18
10th Percentile £13.88 £36.78 £13.23
25th Percentile £17.44 £36.81 £18.84
Median hourly rate £22.25 £37.75 £31.75
Median % change year-on-year -41.06% +18.90% +67.11%
75th Percentile £34.25 £47.56 £41.34
90th Percentile £37.75 £52.93 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £37.63 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.86% +21.37% +63.16%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the City of London

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Meraki
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) SD-WAN
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) CEH
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) SD-WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
1 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSP
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Meraki
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
4 1 (12.50%) Arista
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) VMware