Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 427 463 409
Rank change year-on-year +36 -54 +27
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 162 170 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.07% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 113 115
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £133 £171 £166
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
London median hourly rate £24.88 £47.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.63% +163.89% -7.69%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.23 £16.70
90th Percentile £34.55 £54.53 £47.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year +101.73% -3.61% -55.00%

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 4,209 5,530 4,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.48% 12.26% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,822 3,816 3,111
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 164 133
London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% +6.28%
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.83 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%

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 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +26 30 £375 -1.64% 5
West London +8 5 £500 +11.11% 8
South London +13 3 £114 -75.90% 3
East London -5 1 £125 +4.17% 1
North London -6 1 £525 +43.34%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 58 (35.80%) Windows
2 46 (28.40%) Firewall
3 43 (26.54%) Office 365
4 42 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 41 (25.31%) Cisco
5 41 (25.31%) VPN
6 39 (24.07%) LAN
7 37 (22.84%) WAN
8 31 (19.14%) Microsoft
8 31 (19.14%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (18.52%) Internet
10 29 (17.90%) Wireless
11 26 (16.05%) Data Centre
12 22 (13.58%) Android
12 22 (13.58%) Finance
12 22 (13.58%) DNS
12 22 (13.58%) DHCP
13 21 (12.96%) VMware
14 20 (12.35%) Apple iOS
15 18 (11.11%) VLAN
15 18 (11.11%) Palo Alto
15 18 (11.11%) Linux
15 18 (11.11%) CheckPoint
15 18 (11.11%) MPLS
15 18 (11.11%) BGP
16 17 (10.49%) SQL
16 17 (10.49%) Windows Server
16 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Intune
16 17 (10.49%) Mobile App

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 9 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.23%) Confluence
6 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) WordPress
7 1 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.54%) Office 365
2 31 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.09%) Mimecast
4 5 (3.09%) SaaS
5 4 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.85%) IaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.62%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.40%) Firewall
2 41 (25.31%) VPN
3 39 (24.07%) LAN
4 37 (22.84%) WAN
5 30 (18.52%) Internet
6 29 (17.90%) Wireless
7 22 (13.58%) DHCP
7 22 (13.58%) DNS
8 18 (11.11%) BGP
8 18 (11.11%) MPLS
8 18 (11.11%) VLAN
9 15 (9.26%) OSPF
9 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
10 11 (6.79%) Intranet
10 11 (6.79%) Network Security
11 10 (6.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (6.17%) VoIP
12 9 (5.56%) Extranet
12 9 (5.56%) IPsec
13 8 (4.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) MySQL
2 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.62%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) JIRA
2 5 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.62%) Hudson
3 1 (0.62%) TestRail
General
1 22 (13.58%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.32%) Retail
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.47%) French Language
6 3 (1.85%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Law
7 2 (1.23%) Local Government
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (23.46%) Network Engineer
2 16 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (8.02%) Architect
3 13 (8.02%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.41%) Consultant
5 11 (6.79%) Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.32%) Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) .NET
2 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 9 (5.56%) Classic ASP
4 5 (3.09%) 802.1X
4 5 (3.09%) YAML
5 2 (1.23%) JSON
5 2 (1.23%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.62%) Ajax
6 1 (0.62%) React
6 1 (0.62%) REST
6 1 (0.62%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.49%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.79%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.47%) Tandem
7 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.85%) PKI
7 3 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.85%) Social Media
7 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.85%) User Experience
8 2 (1.23%) CCTV
8 2 (1.23%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.80%) Windows
2 22 (13.58%) Android
3 20 (12.35%) Apple iOS
4 18 (11.11%) Linux
5 17 (10.49%) Windows Server
6 16 (9.88%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (9.26%) Windows 10
8 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.32%) Unix
11 6 (3.70%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.09%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.47%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.47%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.26%) Change Management
1 15 (9.26%) ITIL
1 15 (9.26%) Migration
2 13 (8.02%) B2B
3 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (6.79%) Network Management
3 11 (6.79%) Software Delivery
3 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (6.79%) Web Development
4 10 (6.17%) Project Management
5 9 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 9 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.94%) Network Design
6 8 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (4.32%) Service Management
8 6 (3.70%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (2.47%) DevOps
9 4 (2.47%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.47%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) Python
3 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.47%) C
5 4 (2.47%) Perl
6 3 (1.85%) C++
6 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.23%) Java
7 2 (1.23%) VBScript
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.62%) PHP
8 1 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (19.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.64%) CCIE
3 12 (7.41%) CCNP
4 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.32%) CCNA
6 5 (3.09%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CWNE
8 2 (1.23%) Degree
8 2 (1.23%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.62%) CCENT
9 1 (0.62%) CEH
9 1 (0.62%) CWDP
9 1 (0.62%) CWNA
9 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.62%) OSCP
9 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 42 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.23%) Firmware
4 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.62%) Docker
5 1 (0.62%) LXC
5 1 (0.62%) Samba
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (9.26%) SCCM
3 9 (5.56%) Ansible
3 9 (5.56%) Cacti
4 4 (2.47%) Nagios
5 3 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.23%) Puppet
6 2 (1.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.62%) SCOM
7 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (25.31%) Cisco
2 31 (19.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.96%) VMware
4 18 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 18 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 16 (9.88%) Samsung
6 14 (8.64%) SolarWinds
7 11 (6.79%) Juniper
8 10 (6.17%) F5
9 8 (4.94%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (3.09%) Citrix
11 5 (3.09%) Meraki
11 5 (3.09%) NetScout
11 5 (3.09%) Tufin
12 4 (2.47%) Google
12 4 (2.47%) HP
12 4 (2.47%) WatchGuard
13 3 (1.85%) Zscaler
14 2 (1.23%) Splunk