Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 218 211
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +55
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 12 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 2.83% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 9
City of London median daily rate £335 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.65% -1.88% +39.13%
10th Percentile £127 £219 £300
90th Percentile £574 £505 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £381 £406
% change year-on-year -1.64% -6.15% +48.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 867 672 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.57% 10.84% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 514 613
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.85%
10th Percentile £235 £207 £256
90th Percentile £625 £625 £593
Central London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.16 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% -11.85% +23.98%
10th Percentile £14.03 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.16 £21.34
% change year-on-year -14.44% -0.87% +10.86%

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 June 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 19 June 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 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (16.67%) Break/Fix
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Converged Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Xerox
5 2 (16.67%) Runbook
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) iPhone
5 2 (16.67%) LTE
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) 3G

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Datadog
2 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) Converged Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Softphone
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Communications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) CCTV
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Break/Fix
1 2 (16.67%) Change Control
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Runbook
2 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (8.33%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
2 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Xerox
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Meraki
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Workday