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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 330 357
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 98 101 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 3.36% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 38
Median daily rate £400 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £22.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £22.50 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.94%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2271 3002 3119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.95% 13.83% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 2054 2009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 98
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 11 £393 -21.50% 8
Enfield 0 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £168 -
Osterley - 1 £313 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £150 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 60 (35.29%) Cisco
2 55 (32.35%) WAN
3 52 (30.59%) LAN
4 45 (26.47%) Firewall
5 41 (24.12%) Windows
6 38 (22.35%) VPN
6 38 (22.35%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (20.59%) Wireless
8 32 (18.82%) Data Centre
9 31 (18.24%) Finance
10 29 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (14.12%) Active Directory
12 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
13 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (12.35%) CCIE
14 21 (12.35%) Palo Alto
15 19 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (10.59%) CCNP
16 18 (10.59%) DNS
16 18 (10.59%) Windows 10
17 17 (10.00%) CheckPoint
17 17 (10.00%) Telecoms
17 17 (10.00%) Office 365
18 16 (9.41%) Security Cleared
18 16 (9.41%) Google
18 16 (9.41%) WLAN
19 15 (8.82%) Juniper
19 15 (8.82%) Internet
19 15 (8.82%) VMware

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 (3.53%) Confluence
1 6 (3.53%) MS Exchange
1 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.53%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.35%) Acrobat
2 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.18%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.00%) Office 365
4 7 (4.12%) PaaS
4 7 (4.12%) SaaS
4 7 (4.12%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.76%) G Suite
7 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.35%) WAN
2 52 (30.59%) LAN
3 45 (26.47%) Firewall
4 38 (22.35%) VPN
5 35 (20.59%) Wireless
6 19 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (10.59%) DNS
8 16 (9.41%) WLAN
9 15 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (8.82%) Internet
10 14 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (7.65%) MPLS
11 13 (7.65%) VoIP
12 12 (7.06%) DHCP
13 11 (6.47%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
13 11 (6.47%) VLAN
14 10 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
15 9 (5.29%) 4G
15 9 (5.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.59%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.59%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (3.53%) JIRA
3 5 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.06%) Marketing
4 10 (5.88%) Back Office
5 7 (4.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 2 (1.18%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (22.35%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.12%) Architect
3 21 (12.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Analyst
5 12 (7.06%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (7.06%) Network Architect
5 12 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) IT Support
7 10 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) IT Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.71%) Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Security Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.53%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.71%) Web Services
3 7 (4.12%) JSON
3 7 (4.12%) OAuth
3 7 (4.12%) REST
3 7 (4.12%) SAML
3 7 (4.12%) XML
4 4 (2.35%) Google Maps API
4 4 (2.35%) LAMP
4 4 (2.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) Itk
5 1 (0.59%) Node.js
5 1 (0.59%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.47%) BYOD
3 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.71%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.53%) Digital TV
5 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.94%) Fintech
6 5 (2.94%) NHS
6 5 (2.94%) STB
7 4 (2.35%) CCTV
7 4 (2.35%) Contactless
7 4 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.35%) IPTV
7 4 (2.35%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.76%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.76%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.12%) Windows
2 18 (10.59%) Windows 10
3 14 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.65%) Linux
5 10 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.71%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.94%) Android
8 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.18%) CentOS
10 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.59%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.24%) High Availability
2 14 (8.24%) ITIL
3 10 (5.88%) Project Management
3 10 (5.88%) SOA
3 10 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 9 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (4.12%) Change Management
5 7 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (4.12%) DevOps
5 7 (4.12%) Migration
5 7 (4.12%) Network Design
5 7 (4.12%) SABSA
6 6 (3.53%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (3.53%) Service Management
6 6 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (3.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 5 (2.94%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.29%) PowerShell
1 9 (5.29%) Python
2 8 (4.71%) C
3 7 (4.12%) C++
3 7 (4.12%) SQL
4 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.53%) Perl
5 4 (2.35%) Ruby
6 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.18%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.18%) VBScript
8 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.59%) Java
8 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (22.35%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (12.35%) CCIE
3 18 (10.59%) CCNP
4 16 (9.41%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.65%) Degree
7 10 (5.88%) CCNA
8 8 (4.71%) JNCIE
9 3 (1.76%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.76%) MCSE
9 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.18%) MCP
11 1 (0.59%) ACHDS
11 1 (0.59%) ACTC
11 1 (0.59%) CCDA
11 1 (0.59%) CISSP
11 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.59%) MCSA
11 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.59%) HL7
3 1 (0.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.59%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 24 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.59%) Docker
5 1 (0.59%) IAG
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.12%) Ansible
3 6 (3.53%) Puppet
4 5 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.35%) Cacti
5 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.18%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.18%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (1.18%) Nagios
6 2 (1.18%) OpenView
6 2 (1.18%) QRadar
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.59%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (35.29%) Cisco
2 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.35%) Palo Alto
4 17 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (9.41%) Google
6 15 (8.82%) Juniper
6 15 (8.82%) VMware
7 12 (7.06%) HP
8 11 (6.47%) Meraki
9 10 (5.88%) Citrix
10 9 (5.29%) ServiceNow
11 8 (4.71%) Apple
12 7 (4.12%) Aruba
12 7 (4.12%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (3.53%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.35%) Veeam
15 3 (1.76%) F5
15 3 (1.76%) NetScout
15 3 (1.76%) Riverbed
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