Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 225 243
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 +32
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 27 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 1.64% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 20
City of London median daily rate £400 £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +11.86% +63.89%
10th Percentile £218 £292 £183
90th Percentile £538 £526 £524
Central London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +20.63% -1.56%
10th Percentile £17.80 £18.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £28.88 £19.50 £22.60
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.74% +20.63% -4.55%

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 721 978 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.50% 14.68% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 752 920
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £288 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 38
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -6.60%
10th Percentile £11.91 £11.50 £13.65
90th Percentile £29.18 £24.33 £30.01
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.73 £17.98
% change year-on-year -9.21% +4.14% -5.37%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
4 10 (37.04%) Wireless
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) VPN
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) CCNP
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Office 365
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
8 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
8 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 3 (11.11%) SLA

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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) LAN
1 14 (51.85%) WAN
2 10 (37.04%) Wireless
3 7 (25.93%) VPN
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 3 (11.11%) VoIP
7 2 (7.41%) Broadband
7 2 (7.41%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
3 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
1 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.11%) People Management
2 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery Management
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCDA
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) Cacti
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) TrustSec
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Arista
6 1 (3.70%) Aruba
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Meraki
6 1 (3.70%) NetScout
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam