Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 411 395
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16 +70
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 216 208 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 3.32% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 130 136
London median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +13.89%
10th Percentile £169 £157 £155
90th Percentile £538 £603 £675
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 9
London median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +22.58% -20.51%
10th Percentile £17.75 £18.50 £13.55
90th Percentile £41.75 £28.43 £22.60
England median hourly rate £32.75 £21.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year +52.33% -0.12% +10.38%

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 5435 6256 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.92% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4086 3878
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 141 177
London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +1.60% +0.54%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.29 £50.00 £44.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 31 £400 +1.27% 3
West London -1 17 £350 -10.26% 2
South London -28 5 £253 - 1
North London - 3 £110 - 1
East London -2 2 £175 -63.16%
Wi-Fi
England

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

1 87 (40.28%) LAN
2 79 (36.57%) WAN
3 74 (34.26%) Cisco
4 52 (24.07%) Wireless
5 51 (23.61%) Windows
6 38 (17.59%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (17.13%) Microsoft
8 36 (16.67%) Finance
9 35 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (16.20%) Data Centre
10 32 (14.81%) Firewall
11 28 (12.96%) VPN
11 28 (12.96%) Android
12 27 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (12.04%) Telecoms
14 24 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 24 (11.11%) SC Cleared
15 23 (10.65%) Windows 10
16 21 (9.72%) VoIP
16 21 (9.72%) Office 365
17 20 (9.26%) Project Management
18 19 (8.80%) Internet
18 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (8.33%) CCNA
19 18 (8.33%) VLAN
20 17 (7.87%) Network Management
20 17 (7.87%) DevOps
20 17 (7.87%) CCNP
21 16 (7.41%) Active Directory
21 16 (7.41%) Juniper

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 11 (5.09%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.85%) IIS
4 3 (1.39%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Moodle
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) NetSuite
1 3 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.72%) Office 365
3 10 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.78%) G Suite
5 4 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.85%) SaaS
6 3 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.39%) IaaS
6 3 (1.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (40.28%) LAN
2 79 (36.57%) WAN
3 52 (24.07%) Wireless
4 32 (14.81%) Firewall
5 28 (12.96%) VPN
6 21 (9.72%) VoIP
7 19 (8.80%) Internet
8 18 (8.33%) VLAN
9 15 (6.94%) MPLS
10 14 (6.48%) DNS
11 13 (6.02%) Skype
11 13 (6.02%) TCP/IP
12 12 (5.56%) 4G
12 12 (5.56%) WLAN
13 11 (5.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (5.09%) Ethernet
13 11 (5.09%) Network Security
14 10 (4.63%) Bluetooth
14 10 (4.63%) Cisco Wireless
14 10 (4.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) MySQL
2 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Android Studio
2 8 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 8 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 6 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.46%) PEAR
5 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (16.67%) Finance
2 26 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.56%) Marketing
4 11 (5.09%) Retail
5 10 (4.63%) Electronics
6 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.24%) Banking
8 5 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.39%) Back Office
9 3 (1.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (17.13%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.96%) Analyst
3 26 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 23 (10.65%) Architect
5 22 (10.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (8.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (8.33%) Network Architect
8 15 (6.94%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.02%) Android Engineer
10 12 (5.56%) IT Support
11 9 (4.17%) Consultant
11 9 (4.17%) Developer
11 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (4.17%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.70%) Technical Leader
13 7 (3.24%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.48%) REST
2 11 (5.09%) JSON
3 10 (4.63%) Android SDK
4 6 (2.78%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.39%) LAMP
6 2 (0.93%) Web Services
7 1 (0.46%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.46%) OAuth
7 1 (0.46%) RESTful
7 1 (0.46%) SAML
7 1 (0.46%) VML
7 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.20%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.09%) User Experience
3 10 (4.63%) Smart Home
4 8 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.39%) BYOD
7 3 (1.39%) CCTV
7 3 (1.39%) Digital TV
7 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.39%) Fintech
7 3 (1.39%) iPhone
7 3 (1.39%) IPTV
7 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.39%) Social Media
7 3 (1.39%) STB
7 3 (1.39%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.61%) Windows
2 28 (12.96%) Android
3 23 (10.65%) Windows 10
4 14 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.09%) Linux
6 10 (4.63%) Mac OS
7 8 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.39%) CentOS
10 3 (1.39%) Debian
10 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.26%) Project Management
3 17 (7.87%) DevOps
3 17 (7.87%) Network Management
4 16 (7.41%) Service Management
5 15 (6.94%) IT Strategy
6 12 (5.56%) ITIL
6 12 (5.56%) Migration
6 12 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 11 (5.09%) ITSM
8 10 (4.63%) Change Management
8 10 (4.63%) Network Design
9 8 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (3.70%) Strategic Thinking
9 8 (3.70%) Wireframes
10 7 (3.24%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (2.78%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.78%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.48%) Java
2 10 (4.63%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.78%) Python
3 6 (2.78%) SQL
4 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.39%) C
4 3 (1.39%) Perl
5 2 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.46%) PHP
6 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (17.59%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 24 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.33%) CCNA
4 17 (7.87%) CCNP
5 14 (6.48%) CCIE
6 10 (4.63%) Degree
7 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.39%) CWNA
8 3 (1.39%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.39%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.93%) CCDA
9 2 (0.93%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (0.93%) CCIE Wireless
9 2 (0.93%) CISM
10 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.46%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.56%) Firmware
3 9 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.39%) Docker
5 3 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.78%) SCCM
3 5 (2.31%) Cacti
4 4 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.39%) Ansible
5 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.39%) Puppet
5 3 (1.39%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.93%) OpenView
6 2 (0.93%) QRadar
6 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.46%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (34.26%) Cisco
2 37 (17.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.41%) Juniper
4 14 (6.48%) Meraki
4 14 (6.48%) VMware
5 13 (6.02%) Citrix
6 12 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.09%) Aruba
7 11 (5.09%) SAP
8 9 (4.17%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
9 8 (3.70%) HP
9 8 (3.70%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.24%) Google
11 6 (2.78%) 3Com
11 6 (2.78%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.78%) Remedy
12 4 (1.85%) BMC
12 4 (1.85%) Mitel
12 4 (1.85%) Oracle