Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 236 205
Rank change year-on-year +6 -31 +14
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 1.65% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 20
City of London median daily rate £460 £348 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.37% -19.65% +44.17%
10th Percentile £180 £178 £197
90th Percentile £523 £571 £503
Central London median daily rate £450 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £31.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.88 - -

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 769 850 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.52% 12.13% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 672 539
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £193 £243 £209
90th Percentile £650 £624 £613
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 22
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.10 £21.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.55% -17.08% -7.12%
10th Percentile £18.13 £11.78 £13.40
90th Percentile £37.50 £33.00 £52.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.03% -24.78% +2.39%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Moorgate - 1 £250 -
Wi-Fi
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
6 4 (20.00%) Skype
6 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) WLAN
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Ekahau
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Meraki
7 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (15.00%) 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 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Skype
4 4 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) Extranet
7 1 (5.00%) BGP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) YAML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITSM
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) B2B
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCIE
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CWNA
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) AirMagnet
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Ekahau
4 3 (15.00%) Meraki
4 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
6 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) NetScout
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) Tufin
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard