Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 109 200
Rank change year-on-year -58 +91 +45
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 9 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 3.88% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 25
10th Percentile £301 £204 £135
25th Percentile £400 £366 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £383 £350
Median % change year-on-year +24.18% +9.29% +64.71%
75th Percentile £591 £475 £450
90th Percentile £686 £513 £490
Central London median daily rate £475 £416 £344
% change year-on-year +14.11% +21.09% +52.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year - -21.05% +341.86%
Central London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -9.33% -21.05% +331.82%

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 334 232 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.57% 12.93% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 184 489
10th Percentile £312 £238 £207
25th Percentile £413 £366 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +6.32%
75th Percentile £611 £556 £575
90th Percentile £689 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £514 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.75% +8.11% +7.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
10th Percentile £16.20 £22.65 £13.80
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -25.62% +51.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £37.75 £44.13 £42.62
90th Percentile " £54.70 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.62% +44.05% +16.02%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) SD-WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Tech Ops
4 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) JTAG
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (10.00%) OpenWrt
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) SD-WAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) 802.11
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) DECT
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) PPP
4 1 (10.00%) UPnP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) GDB
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) GitLab
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Engineering Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) OpenWrt
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (20.00%) Tech Ops
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Product Backlog
3 1 (10.00%) Situational Awareness
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSP
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JTAG
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (10.00%) Meraki
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) VMware