Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 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)
England > London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 332 463
Rank change year-on-year -50 +131 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 81 105 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 4.49% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 95
10th Percentile £227 £161 £126
25th Percentile £320 £220 £206
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £538 £461 £498
90th Percentile £618 £523 £538
England median daily rate £375 £420 £375
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
10th Percentile " £24.61 £15.75
25th Percentile £61.25 £37.97 £16.88
Median hourly rate £62.50 £43.75 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% +133.33% -63.33%
75th Percentile £63.75 £50.31 £26.13
90th Percentile " £53.88 £30.55
England median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00% +22.25%

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 2,090 2,339 4,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.93% 10.93% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,631 2,892
10th Percentile £300 £205 £214
25th Percentile £381 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £565 £575
90th Percentile £662 £650 £650
England median daily rate £438 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 72 93
10th Percentile £13.55 £15.03 £14.75
25th Percentile £21.34 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.05 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +58.07% +33.56% +15.47%
75th Percentile £64.69 £47.58 £40.00
90th Percentile £76.08 £52.43 £47.42
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +4.00% -1.03%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in London.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 9 May 2021. 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 +21 11 £525 +44.83% 6
East London +15 2 £150 -14.29% 4
South London +37 1 £288 -14.81% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 32 (39.51%) Azure
2 30 (37.04%) Telecoms
3 27 (33.33%) VPN
4 25 (30.86%) Windows
5 24 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
6 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
7 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 21 (25.93%) Cisco
8 20 (24.69%) Windows Mobile
8 20 (24.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (23.46%) WAN
10 18 (22.22%) Firewall
10 18 (22.22%) Wireless
11 17 (20.99%) Android
12 16 (19.75%) Apple iOS
12 16 (19.75%) Python
12 16 (19.75%) LAN
13 15 (18.52%) Linux
13 15 (18.52%) C
13 15 (18.52%) Finance
13 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (18.52%) Samsung
14 14 (17.28%) Public Sector
14 14 (17.28%) SaaS
15 13 (16.05%) Marketing
15 13 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
16 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
16 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence

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 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) Azure
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (24.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (17.28%) SaaS
5 7 (8.64%) AWS
6 3 (3.70%) IaaS
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
7 2 (2.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.23%) GCP
8 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.23%) Serverless
8 1 (1.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) VPN
2 19 (23.46%) WAN
3 18 (22.22%) Firewall
3 18 (22.22%) Wireless
4 16 (19.75%) LAN
5 12 (14.81%) MPLS
6 11 (13.58%) BGP
6 11 (13.58%) Multicast
6 11 (13.58%) OSPF
6 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.35%) SD-WAN
7 10 (12.35%) VoIP
8 8 (9.88%) DECT
8 8 (9.88%) IPv6
9 7 (8.64%) Broadband
9 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (8.64%) Internet
9 7 (8.64%) IPv4
9 7 (8.64%) UPnP
9 7 (8.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) Ingres
2 1 (1.23%) Power BI
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JIRA
2 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.88%) GDB
3 8 (9.88%) GitLab
4 2 (2.47%) TestRail
5 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.52%) Finance
3 14 (17.28%) Public Sector
4 13 (16.05%) Marketing
5 11 (13.58%) Electronics
5 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
5 11 (13.58%) Publishing
6 8 (9.88%) Social Skills
7 2 (2.47%) Legal
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Consultant
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.23%) POSIX
3 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.23%) Spring
3 1 (1.23%) Swagger
3 1 (1.23%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.23%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.58%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (13.58%) Social Media
3 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.47%) CCTV
5 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.47%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) SCADA
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Windows Mobile
3 17 (20.99%) Android
4 16 (19.75%) Apple iOS
5 15 (18.52%) Linux
6 8 (9.88%) OpenWrt
7 3 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
3 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (14.81%) Programme Management
3 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.58%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (13.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 10 (12.35%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
6 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.11%) Open Source
6 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.88%) Kanban
7 8 (9.88%) TDD
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
8 7 (8.64%) Project Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) Python
2 15 (18.52%) C
3 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.47%) Go
5 2 (2.47%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Tcl
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.11%) CCNP
2 9 (11.11%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) CCIE
3 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) CCDE
4 3 (3.70%) CCNA
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) CCDP
5 2 (2.47%) CCSA
5 2 (2.47%) CCSP
5 2 (2.47%) CISM
5 2 (2.47%) CISSP
6 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) JTAG
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) IFRS
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (13.58%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.47%) Nessus
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) AssetCenter
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.23%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) Cisco
3 15 (18.52%) Samsung
4 12 (14.81%) SAP
5 10 (12.35%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.35%) Palo Alto
6 7 (8.64%) Meraki
7 6 (7.41%) Aruba
8 5 (6.17%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.94%) Arista
9 4 (4.94%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.70%) F5
10 3 (3.70%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.70%) VMware
10 3 (3.70%) Zscaler
11 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.47%) Splunk