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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 150 180
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 13 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 2.26% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Median daily rate £391 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £408 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.36% +30.00%  

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 350 399 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.39% 11.79% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 295 502
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) Wireless
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
6 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
7 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (16.13%) Meraki
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
8 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (16.13%) WLAN
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) NetScout
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (12.90%) IGMP
9 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
9 4 (12.90%) SNMP
9 4 (12.90%) CCNP

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 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
1 11 (35.48%) WAN
2 10 (32.26%) Wireless
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 5 (16.13%) WLAN
5 4 (12.90%) BGP
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
5 4 (12.90%) HSRP
5 4 (12.90%) IGMP
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
5 4 (12.90%) OSPF
5 4 (12.90%) SNMP
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 3 (9.68%) FTP
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) DMZ
7 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (9.68%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) ICT Support
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Product Owner
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) CCTV
4 2 (6.45%) Contactless
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (12.90%) High Availability
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Information Management
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) Python
1 2 (6.45%) Ruby
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Meraki
5 4 (12.90%) Aruba
5 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) NetScout
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Apple
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
City, London
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