Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 454 408 435
Rank change year-on-year -46 +27 +27
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 172 200 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 4.03% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 124 115
London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £154 £160 £181
90th Percentile £638 £546 £615
England median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +27.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 1
London median hourly rate £48.75 £18.10 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.34% -19.56% +52.54%
10th Percentile £10.95 £16.55 £21.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.25 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.81 £19.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -11.53% -49.33% +74.22%

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 5,604 4,960 6,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.22% 11.51% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,892 3,281 4,088
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £227 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 136 102
London median hourly rate £20.02 £20.58 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +7.65% -3.04%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

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 18 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 -37 23 £395 +12.86% 5
West London -21 14 £425 +31.27% 16
South London -36 9 £550 +44.74% 4
East London -18 4 £120 -57.71% 5
North London +3 1 £403 +265.91% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 79 (45.93%) LAN
2 77 (44.77%) WAN
3 65 (37.79%) Cisco
4 49 (28.49%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (26.16%) Finance
6 34 (19.77%) Wireless
7 32 (18.60%) Windows
8 31 (18.02%) Firewall
9 30 (17.44%) Project Management
10 29 (16.86%) Migration
11 28 (16.28%) CCNP
12 26 (15.12%) Juniper
13 25 (14.53%) MPLS
13 25 (14.53%) Meraki
14 24 (13.95%) ITIL
15 22 (12.79%) VoIP
15 22 (12.79%) Data Centre
16 20 (11.63%) VMware
17 18 (10.47%) VPN
17 18 (10.47%) CCNA
18 17 (9.88%) PRINCE2
19 16 (9.30%) CCIE
19 16 (9.30%) BGP
20 15 (8.72%) Office 365
20 15 (8.72%) Network Architecture
21 14 (8.14%) Video Conferencing
21 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
21 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 14 (8.14%) Mitel
21 14 (8.14%) Supplier Management

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 6 (3.49%) Amazon Alexa
2 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.72%) Office 365
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.33%) G Suite
4 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.16%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 79 (45.93%) LAN
2 77 (44.77%) WAN
3 34 (19.77%) Wireless
4 31 (18.02%) Firewall
5 25 (14.53%) MPLS
6 22 (12.79%) VoIP
7 18 (10.47%) VPN
8 16 (9.30%) BGP
9 14 (8.14%) TCP/IP
10 13 (7.56%) DNS
10 13 (7.56%) LTE
11 12 (6.98%) OSPF
12 11 (6.40%) PABX
13 10 (5.81%) EIGRP
13 10 (5.81%) MD110
13 10 (5.81%) VLAN
14 9 (5.23%) ADSL
15 8 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (4.65%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) GCC
2 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (26.16%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.65%) Retail
4 4 (2.33%) Banking
5 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.74%) Law
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.86%) Project Manager
3 20 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 18 (10.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 15 (8.72%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (6.98%) Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (6.98%) Network Manager
6 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.40%) Architect
7 11 (6.40%) Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Wireless Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) IT Support
8 10 (5.81%) Programme Manager
9 9 (5.23%) IT Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) IT Manager
9 9 (5.23%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.49%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) CSS
1 5 (2.91%) CSS3
1 5 (2.91%) HTML
1 5 (2.91%) HTML5
1 5 (2.91%) React
1 5 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.33%) Ember.js
2 4 (2.33%) Vue.js
3 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.58%) Core Data
3 1 (0.58%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.58%) RESTful
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.14%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.49%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.33%) NHS
6 2 (1.16%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.16%) Handset
6 2 (1.16%) iPhone
6 2 (1.16%) IPTV
6 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.16%) Social Media
6 2 (1.16%) VLE
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.60%) Windows
2 13 (7.56%) Windows 10
3 12 (6.98%) Android
3 12 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.40%) Linux
5 9 (5.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.49%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.91%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.16%) Unix
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) Project Management
2 29 (16.86%) Migration
3 24 (13.95%) ITIL
4 17 (9.88%) PRINCE2
5 15 (8.72%) Network Architecture
6 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.14%) Supplier Management
7 13 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (7.56%) Runbook
8 12 (6.98%) Change Control
8 12 (6.98%) Service Management
9 10 (5.81%) BCP
9 10 (5.81%) DNA
10 9 (5.23%) Network Design
11 7 (4.07%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (3.49%) Contract Management
12 6 (3.49%) IT Strategy
12 6 (3.49%) Network Management
12 6 (3.49%) OO
12 6 (3.49%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.23%) C
2 9 (5.23%) Python
3 7 (4.07%) C++
4 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.74%) SQL
5 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.16%) Perl
5 2 (1.16%) VB
5 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (28.49%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (16.28%) CCNP
3 18 (10.47%) CCNA
4 16 (9.30%) CCIE
5 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (3.49%) Degree
9 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.16%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.16%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.58%) CCDP
11 1 (0.58%) CISSP
11 1 (0.58%) MCP
11 1 (0.58%) MCSA
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.58%) PhD
11 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.58%) CASB
3 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.58%) QRadar
3 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (37.79%) Cisco
2 26 (15.12%) Juniper
3 25 (14.53%) Meraki
4 20 (11.63%) VMware
5 14 (8.14%) Mitel
6 13 (7.56%) BT
7 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.98%) Palo Alto
7 12 (6.98%) Red Box
8 11 (6.40%) Aastra
8 11 (6.40%) Ericsson
8 11 (6.40%) Google
8 11 (6.40%) Polycom
9 10 (5.81%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.23%) Tandberg
11 8 (4.65%) Aruba
12 6 (3.49%) Apple
12 6 (3.49%) Citrix
13 5 (2.91%) Dell
13 5 (2.91%) NetApp