Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 409 445
Rank change year-on-year -44 +36 +31
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 177 168 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 3.58% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 109 91
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £179 £169 £170
90th Percentile £588 £590 £525
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 3
London median hourly rate £50.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.78% -20.00% +23.29%
10th Percentile £46.50 £10.25 £16.85
90th Percentile £55.20 £45.63 £26.35
England median hourly rate £20.23 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.36% -55.00% +95.12%

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 5,591 4,691 5,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.17% 11.87% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,876 3,149 3,720
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £616 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 140 109
London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +10.97% +6.70%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.87 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 -36 24 £320 -16.07% 10
South London -30 15 £475 +11.76%
West London -39 9 £450 +172.73% 16
North London +5 2 £366 +33.18% 2
East London -22 2 £120 -28.36% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 81 (45.76%) LAN
2 80 (45.20%) WAN
3 59 (33.33%) Cisco
4 46 (25.99%) Finance
5 45 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (20.34%) Wireless
7 35 (19.77%) Project Management
8 34 (19.21%) Windows
9 32 (18.08%) Migration
10 28 (15.82%) MPLS
11 26 (14.69%) Juniper
11 26 (14.69%) CCNP
11 26 (14.69%) Meraki
12 25 (14.12%) Firewall
13 24 (13.56%) Data Centre
14 22 (12.43%) DNS
15 21 (11.86%) VMware
16 20 (11.30%) CCNA
16 20 (11.30%) VoIP
16 20 (11.30%) Android
17 18 (10.17%) VPN
17 18 (10.17%) CCIE
18 17 (9.60%) ITIL
18 17 (9.60%) PRINCE2
18 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
19 16 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (9.04%) Office 365
19 16 (9.04%) Supplier Management
20 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
20 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP

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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon Alexa
3 2 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.04%) Office 365
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.95%) G Suite
4 5 (2.82%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.69%) PaaS
6 3 (1.69%) SaaS
7 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.13%) IaaS
7 2 (1.13%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 81 (45.76%) LAN
2 80 (45.20%) WAN
3 36 (20.34%) Wireless
4 28 (15.82%) MPLS
5 25 (14.12%) Firewall
6 22 (12.43%) DNS
7 20 (11.30%) VoIP
8 18 (10.17%) VPN
9 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
10 13 (7.34%) BGP
10 13 (7.34%) Internet
11 12 (6.78%) DHCP
11 12 (6.78%) LTE
12 11 (6.21%) OSPF
12 11 (6.21%) PABX
13 10 (5.65%) IPv4
13 10 (5.65%) IPv6
13 10 (5.65%) MD110
14 9 (5.08%) ADSL
14 9 (5.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) MySQL
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.69%) GCC
3 1 (0.56%) GDB
3 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (25.99%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.26%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (18.64%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.56%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.04%) Architect
4 15 (8.47%) Developer
5 13 (7.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (7.34%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.78%) Wireless Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (6.21%) Network Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Programme Manager
9 9 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Network Manager
10 8 (4.52%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) HTML
1 6 (3.39%) HTML5
2 5 (2.82%) CSS
2 5 (2.82%) CSS3
2 5 (2.82%) React
2 5 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.26%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.26%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.26%) Ember.js
3 4 (2.26%) OAuth
3 4 (2.26%) REST
3 4 (2.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) WAP
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.91%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.82%) EPoS
7 4 (2.26%) iPhone
7 4 (2.26%) NHS
7 4 (2.26%) Smart Home
8 3 (1.69%) CCTV
8 3 (1.69%) IPTV
9 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.13%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.13%) iPad
9 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.13%) Social Media
9 2 (1.13%) User Experience
9 2 (1.13%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.21%) Windows
2 20 (11.30%) Android
3 14 (7.91%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.21%) Windows 10
5 10 (5.65%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.52%) Linux
8 7 (3.95%) Mac OS
9 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.69%) Unix
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.56%) CentOS
13 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.77%) Project Management
2 32 (18.08%) Migration
3 17 (9.60%) ITIL
3 17 (9.60%) PRINCE2
4 16 (9.04%) Supplier Management
5 14 (7.91%) Service Management
6 13 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.78%) Runbook
8 11 (6.21%) BCP
8 11 (6.21%) Change Control
8 11 (6.21%) Network Architecture
8 11 (6.21%) Network Design
8 11 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (5.65%) DNA
10 9 (5.08%) Network Management
11 8 (4.52%) Android Development
12 6 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.39%) ITSM
12 6 (3.39%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (2.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.95%) C
1 7 (3.95%) JavaScript
1 7 (3.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.82%) C++
2 5 (2.82%) Python
3 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.69%) Perl
5 2 (1.13%) VB
5 2 (1.13%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) AWK
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) sed
6 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.69%) CCNP
3 20 (11.30%) CCNA
4 18 (10.17%) CCIE
5 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
6 15 (8.47%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (3.39%) Degree
9 3 (1.69%) CCDP
9 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.13%) CCIE Wireless
10 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.13%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.13%) MCSE
10 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.13%) PMP
10 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.56%) CCIE Data Center
11 1 (0.56%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) GDPR
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) QEMU
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) AirWatch
2 5 (2.82%) SCCM
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.56%) QRadar
5 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (33.33%) Cisco
2 26 (14.69%) Juniper
2 26 (14.69%) Meraki
3 21 (11.86%) VMware
4 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.34%) Mitel
6 12 (6.78%) BT
6 12 (6.78%) Red Box
7 11 (6.21%) Aastra
7 11 (6.21%) Ericsson
7 11 (6.21%) Polycom
8 10 (5.65%) Aruba
9 9 (5.08%) Citrix
9 9 (5.08%) Google
9 9 (5.08%) Tandberg
10 7 (3.95%) Apple
10 7 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.95%) Dell
10 7 (3.95%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.82%) F5