Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 October 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 362 488 392
Rank change year-on-year +126 -96 +34
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 196 155 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 2.97% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 98 143
London median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £172 £149 £163
90th Percentile £533 £638 £550
England median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 22
London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +82.32% -4.74%
10th Percentile £19.10 £10.25 £17.75
90th Percentile £50.50 £60.00 £34.65
England median hourly rate £46.40 £16.81 £19.82
% change year-on-year +176.03% -15.19% +4.32%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,905 5,215 5,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.60% 11.40% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,625 3,605 3,460
London median daily rate £450 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.55% +0.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 128 140
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.95% +2.61%
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.58 £47.63
England median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +40.00% +6.95% -16.89%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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
Central London +40 40 £325 +44.44% 16
East London +31 10 £325 +31.31% 9
West London +7 9 £450 +65.14% 7
South London +44 4 £376 -13.01% 3
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 83 (42.35%) Windows
2 67 (34.18%) WAN
3 66 (33.67%) Cisco
3 66 (33.67%) Office 365
4 65 (33.16%) LAN
5 62 (31.63%) Active Directory
6 53 (27.04%) VPN
7 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
8 49 (25.00%) Firewall
9 45 (22.96%) Azure
10 44 (22.45%) DNS
11 40 (20.41%) Linux
12 36 (18.37%) DHCP
13 35 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (15.31%) VoIP
15 29 (14.80%) MPLS
15 29 (14.80%) Android
16 28 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 27 (13.78%) Data Centre
17 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
17 27 (13.78%) Finance
18 26 (13.27%) Telecoms
18 26 (13.27%) Python
19 25 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 24 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
20 24 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (12.24%) VMware
21 23 (11.73%) Wireless
22 22 (11.22%) Windows 10

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.10%) Confluence
2 10 (5.10%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Houdini
5 1 (0.51%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 66 (33.67%) Office 365
2 45 (22.96%) Azure
3 24 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (9.18%) AWS
5 11 (5.61%) IaaS
6 10 (5.10%) SaaS
7 7 (3.57%) G Suite
7 7 (3.57%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.04%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.04%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon Alexa
10 2 (1.02%) GCP
10 2 (1.02%) Slack
10 2 (1.02%) Trello
11 1 (0.51%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 67 (34.18%) WAN
2 65 (33.16%) LAN
3 53 (27.04%) VPN
4 49 (25.00%) Firewall
5 44 (22.45%) DNS
6 36 (18.37%) DHCP
7 30 (15.31%) VoIP
8 29 (14.80%) MPLS
9 23 (11.73%) Wireless
10 18 (9.18%) BGP
10 18 (9.18%) Internet
11 17 (8.67%) TCP/IP
12 16 (8.16%) ADSL
13 14 (7.14%) Network Security
14 13 (6.63%) Skype
14 13 (6.63%) Unified Communications
15 12 (6.12%) EIGRP
15 12 (6.12%) MD110
15 12 (6.12%) PABX
15 12 (6.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.04%) Big Data
3 4 (2.04%) MySQL
3 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.04%) Power BI
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.51%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.04%) Subversion
3 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.02%) GCC
4 2 (1.02%) GDB
4 2 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
5 1 (0.51%) TestRail
General
1 27 (13.78%) Finance
2 26 (13.27%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.14%) Billing
4 10 (5.10%) Banking
4 10 (5.10%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.08%) Retail
6 7 (3.57%) Electronics
7 6 (3.06%) German Language
8 5 (2.55%) Back Office
8 5 (2.55%) Local Government
8 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.55%) Marketing
8 5 (2.55%) Private Banking
9 4 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.04%) Publishing
10 3 (1.53%) Legal
11 2 (1.02%) French Language
11 2 (1.02%) Law
11 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 41 (20.92%) Network Engineer
2 19 (9.69%) Support Engineer
3 17 (8.67%) Architect
3 17 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.61%) Analyst
5 11 (5.61%) IT Engineer
6 10 (5.10%) Consultant
7 9 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.59%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) IT Support
10 6 (3.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.06%) Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Mobility Consultant
10 6 (3.06%) Office 365 Engineer
10 6 (3.06%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.06%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.06%) Django
2 3 (1.53%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.02%) Middleware
3 2 (1.02%) REST
4 1 (0.51%) OAuth
4 1 (0.51%) RESTful
4 1 (0.51%) Velocity
4 1 (0.51%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (8.16%) iPhone
5 13 (6.63%) Handset
6 12 (6.12%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.57%) Replication
7 7 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (3.06%) CCTV
8 6 (3.06%) Clustering
8 6 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.06%) Social Media
9 5 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.04%) EPoS
10 4 (2.04%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.02%) BBC
12 2 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.35%) Windows
2 40 (20.41%) Linux
3 29 (14.80%) Android
4 28 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 22 (11.22%) Windows 10
6 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.69%) Apple iOS
8 16 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (4.59%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.57%) Unix
12 6 (3.06%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (2.04%) CentOS
15 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.53%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (8.67%) ITIL
4 17 (8.67%) Migration
5 16 (8.16%) Network Design
6 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.63%) DevOps
9 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.12%) Project Management
10 11 (5.61%) DNA
11 8 (4.08%) Change Management
11 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (4.08%) Network Management
12 7 (3.57%) Analytics
12 7 (3.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.57%) Project Delivery
13 6 (3.06%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.27%) Python
2 11 (5.61%) SQL
3 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.57%) C
4 7 (3.57%) Perl
5 6 (3.06%) Java
5 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.06%) Tcl
6 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.53%) C++
7 3 (1.53%) R
8 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.02%) PHP
8 2 (1.02%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (7.65%) CCNP
3 10 (5.10%) CCNA
4 8 (4.08%) Degree
5 7 (3.57%) CCIE
6 4 (2.04%) PhD
6 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.53%) JNCIE
7 3 (1.53%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.53%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.02%) CWNE
9 1 (0.51%) APMP
9 1 (0.51%) CCSP
9 1 (0.51%) CEH
9 1 (0.51%) CWDP
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) OSCP
9 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) PMO
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (31.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.04%) Firmware
6 4 (2.04%) pfSense
6 4 (2.04%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.02%) Xen
8 1 (0.51%) LXC
8 1 (0.51%) Samba
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 14 (7.14%) SCCM
3 10 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (4.59%) Ansible
5 7 (3.57%) WSUS
6 6 (3.06%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.06%) Puppet
6 6 (3.06%) Salt
7 4 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 4 (2.04%) Nagios
8 3 (1.53%) Cacti
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.51%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (33.67%) Cisco
2 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.24%) VMware
4 21 (10.71%) BT
5 18 (9.18%) Meraki
6 16 (8.16%) Samsung
7 15 (7.65%) Mitel
8 14 (7.14%) Red Box
9 12 (6.12%) Aastra
9 12 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 12 (6.12%) HP
9 12 (6.12%) Juniper
10 10 (5.10%) Google
11 9 (4.59%) Citrix
11 9 (4.59%) Ericsson
11 9 (4.59%) F5
11 9 (4.59%) Tandberg
12 8 (4.08%) Apple
12 8 (4.08%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.57%) Aruba