Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 228 225
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 3.58% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 13
City of London median daily rate £388 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £158 £218 £191
90th Percentile £491 £538 £485
Central London median daily rate £388 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +10.71% -11.39% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
City of London median hourly rate £10.75 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.61% -4.74% +31.03%
10th Percentile £10.08 £17.80 £18.50
90th Percentile £16.54 £28.88 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year -39.23% -4.74% +31.03%

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 768 754 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.83% 10.55% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 585 711
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £157 £203 £294
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.30 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.30 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% +7.10%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018, 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 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (30.00%) Office 365
6 5 (25.00%) Meraki
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) WLAN
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.00%) AirMagnet
8 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X

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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) G Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) WLAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) 4G
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) IT Support
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Floorwalker
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Floorwalker
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Animation
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Change Management
1 2 (10.00%) Information Security
1 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Contract Negotiation
2 1 (5.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Employee Productivity
2 1 (5.00%) ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.00%) SEO
2 1 (5.00%) Server Management
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CWNA
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) Meraki
2 3 (15.00%) AirMagnet
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.00%) Canon
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Xerox