Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 341 474 461
Rank change year-on-year +133 -13 -35
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 171 143 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 3.03% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 94 129
London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £183 £143 £163
90th Percentile £550 £581 £538
England median daily rate £375 £360 £335
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.46% -12.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
London median hourly rate £45.00 £18.76 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.87% +3.65% -4.74%
10th Percentile £41.50 £10.30 £17.80
90th Percentile £50.50 £60.00 £28.20
England median hourly rate £45.70 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year +82.80% -23.66% +87.14%

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 3,347 4,725 5,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.15% 10.62% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,298 3,202 3,628
London median daily rate £432 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.09% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £185 £205 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £413 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 119 150
London median hourly rate £20.50 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +29.57% -6.12%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.09 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.94% +0.32% -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 24 January 2020.

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
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 24 January 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
Central London +85 39 £375 -13.29% 17
East London +53 12 £313 +165.96% 5
West London +36 10 £220 +25.71% 10
South London +35 2 - - 4
North London - 2 £500 - 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 71 (41.52%) Windows
2 67 (39.18%) WAN
3 61 (35.67%) LAN
4 60 (35.09%) Office 365
5 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
6 55 (32.16%) Active Directory
7 49 (28.65%) Cisco
8 42 (24.56%) Firewall
9 41 (23.98%) VPN
10 37 (21.64%) DNS
11 36 (21.05%) Linux
12 35 (20.47%) Azure
13 34 (19.88%) DHCP
14 31 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (15.79%) Windows Server
17 26 (15.20%) VMware
18 25 (14.62%) VoIP
18 25 (14.62%) Internet
19 24 (14.04%) Data Centre
20 23 (13.45%) Android
20 23 (13.45%) Python
20 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (12.87%) SharePoint
22 21 (12.28%) Finance
23 20 (11.70%) Wireless
23 20 (11.70%) Telecoms
23 20 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.85%) Confluence
3 10 (5.85%) OpenStack
4 9 (5.26%) IIS
5 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.58%) Houdini
5 1 (0.58%) Maya
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 60 (35.09%) Office 365
2 35 (20.47%) Azure
3 17 (9.94%) AWS
4 15 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (6.43%) IaaS
6 9 (5.26%) SaaS
7 7 (4.09%) G Suite
8 4 (2.34%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.34%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.75%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (1.17%) Slack
10 2 (1.17%) Trello
11 1 (0.58%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 67 (39.18%) WAN
2 61 (35.67%) LAN
3 42 (24.56%) Firewall
4 41 (23.98%) VPN
5 37 (21.64%) DNS
6 34 (19.88%) DHCP
7 25 (14.62%) Internet
7 25 (14.62%) VoIP
8 20 (11.70%) Wireless
9 19 (11.11%) MPLS
9 19 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 17 (9.94%) SAN
11 16 (9.36%) BGP
12 12 (7.02%) 4G
13 11 (6.43%) Ethernet
14 10 (5.85%) IPv4
14 10 (5.85%) Multicast
14 10 (5.85%) Skype
15 9 (5.26%) ADSL
15 9 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.92%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.34%) Big Data
4 4 (2.34%) MySQL
4 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.34%) Power BI
5 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.60%) JIRA
2 6 (3.51%) Selenium
3 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.34%) Subversion
5 2 (1.17%) GDB
5 2 (1.17%) Hudson
5 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.17%) TestRail
5 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.58%) Ant
6 1 (0.58%) JMeter
6 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 21 (12.28%) Finance
2 20 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.43%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.68%) Banking
4 8 (4.68%) Retail
5 7 (4.09%) Back Office
6 6 (3.51%) Billing
7 4 (2.34%) Local Government
7 4 (2.34%) Publishing
8 3 (1.75%) Advertising
8 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) Games
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (14.04%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.36%) Analyst
3 16 (9.36%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) Architect
5 13 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.85%) Network Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.51%) Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Administrator
10 5 (2.92%) EPoS Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) Django
2 5 (2.92%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.17%) Java SE
3 2 (1.17%) Middleware
3 2 (1.17%) REST
4 1 (0.58%) JSON
4 1 (0.58%) OAuth
4 1 (0.58%) POSIX
4 1 (0.58%) RESTful
4 1 (0.58%) Velocity
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.04%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.77%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (6.43%) Replication
5 8 (4.68%) iPhone
6 7 (4.09%) Clustering
7 6 (3.51%) Handset
7 6 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.92%) CCTV
8 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.92%) EPoS
8 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.92%) Social Media
9 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.34%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.34%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (1.17%) BBC
11 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.52%) Windows
2 36 (21.05%) Linux
3 27 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 23 (13.45%) Android
5 19 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 19 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.85%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.51%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (2.92%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.34%) CentOS
11 3 (1.75%) Unix
12 2 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.94%) Migration
4 17 (9.94%) Project Management
5 16 (9.36%) Network Design
6 15 (8.77%) DevOps
7 11 (6.43%) ITIL
7 11 (6.43%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.09%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.09%) Project Delivery
9 7 (4.09%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.09%) Test Automation
9 7 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.51%) IT Strategy
10 6 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.45%) Python
2 12 (7.02%) SQL
3 9 (5.26%) Java
4 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.51%) C
5 6 (3.51%) Perl
5 6 (3.51%) Tcl
6 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.75%) R
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.17%) Java 8
8 2 (1.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) CCNP
4 5 (2.92%) Degree
5 4 (2.34%) CCNA
5 4 (2.34%) PhD
5 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.75%) CCIE
6 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) APMP
7 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.58%) CCDA
7 1 (0.58%) CCDP
7 1 (0.58%) CWNE
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) GDPR
2 2 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) PMO
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (32.16%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.34%) pfSense
7 3 (1.75%) Firmware
8 2 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (1.17%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.17%) Xen
9 1 (0.58%) vSphere
9 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (11.11%) SCCM
2 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (6.43%) AirWatch
4 8 (4.68%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (4.09%) WSUS
6 6 (3.51%) Ansible
6 6 (3.51%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.51%) Puppet
6 6 (3.51%) Salt
7 4 (2.34%) Nagios
8 3 (1.75%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.17%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.58%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.65%) Cisco
3 26 (15.20%) VMware
4 18 (10.53%) Meraki
5 16 (9.36%) BT
6 12 (7.02%) HP
7 11 (6.43%) Apple
8 7 (4.09%) Aruba
8 7 (4.09%) Citrix
9 6 (3.51%) Aastra
9 6 (3.51%) Arista
9 6 (3.51%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.51%) Avaya
9 6 (3.51%) Google
9 6 (3.51%) Intel
9 6 (3.51%) Juniper
9 6 (3.51%) Mitel
9 6 (3.51%) Red Box
9 6 (3.51%) SaltStack
9 6 (3.51%) Samsung