Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 231 248
Rank change year-on-year +71 +17 -43
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 22 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 3.02% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 12
City of London median daily rate £338 £460 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.63% +60.00% -33.53%
10th Percentile £173 £157 £147
90th Percentile £491 £522 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +331.82% -39.23% -4.74%
10th Percentile £43.75 £10.10 £17.80
90th Percentile £51.25 £29.10 £18.40
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £18.75 £18.10
% change year-on-year +153.33% +3.59% -4.74%

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 487 761 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.56% 11.13% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 576 590
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £208 £164 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 17
City of London median hourly rate £19.10 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £15.95 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.45 £36.00 £22.20
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +21.81% -18.42%

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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
London Bridge - 1 £375 -
Wi-Fi
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) Office 365
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) Back Office
5 5 (22.73%) 4G
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Azure
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) EPoS
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (18.18%) BT
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint

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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Houdini
2 1 (4.55%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) 4G
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.09%) IPv4
5 2 (9.09%) IPv6
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.55%) 3G
6 1 (4.55%) LTE
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) EPoS Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Java SE
1 1 (4.55%) POSIX
1 1 (4.55%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CCTV
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Signage
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Architectural Design
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.09%) Due Diligence
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.55%) API Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Java 8
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Jamf Pro
1 2 (9.09%) NetVault Backup
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) BT
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Aruba
4 1 (4.55%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) ESET
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) Zscaler