Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 433 433 374
Rank change year-on-year 0 -59 +78
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 186 167 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 3.17% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 100 142
London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £190 £156 £138
90th Percentile £538 £553 £662
England median daily rate £350 £385 £388
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.65% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
London median hourly rate £18.87 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +1.60% -5.32%
10th Percentile £17.80 £10.25 £14.85
90th Percentile £24.09 £34.95 £25.80
England median hourly rate £33.56 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +97.38% -32.00% +16.28%

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 5,306 5,273 5,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.30% 12.76% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,667 3,504 3,579
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 146
London median hourly rate £19.32 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.18% -1.12% +19.62%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.19
% change year-on-year -6.98% -3.10% +10.94%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -35 25 £325 -18.75% 6
West London -20 17 £375 +37.61% 6
South London -38 10 £375 -20.21% 2
East London -10 3 £175 -47.76% 1
North London -2 2 £366 +33.18% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 69 (37.10%) LAN
2 61 (32.80%) WAN
3 55 (29.57%) Cisco
4 45 (24.19%) Windows
5 38 (20.43%) Android
6 36 (19.35%) Wireless
7 32 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (14.52%) Data Centre
9 26 (13.98%) VPN
10 24 (12.90%) Firewall
10 24 (12.90%) Office 365
11 22 (11.83%) Network Management
12 21 (11.29%) Active Directory
12 21 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (11.29%) Project Management
13 19 (10.22%) Security Cleared
14 18 (9.68%) Apple iOS
14 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (9.68%) REST
14 18 (9.68%) Internet
14 18 (9.68%) Migration
15 17 (9.14%) Finance
15 17 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (9.14%) DevOps
15 17 (9.14%) SC Cleared
16 16 (8.60%) DNS
16 16 (8.60%) IT Strategy
17 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
17 15 (8.06%) Aruba
18 14 (7.53%) Windows 10

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 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.54%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) Moodle
3 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.90%) Office 365
2 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.76%) G Suite
5 5 (2.69%) SaaS
6 4 (2.15%) IaaS
6 4 (2.15%) PaaS
7 3 (1.61%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.61%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.61%) Yammer
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.54%) Datadog
8 1 (0.54%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 69 (37.10%) LAN
2 61 (32.80%) WAN
3 36 (19.35%) Wireless
4 26 (13.98%) VPN
5 24 (12.90%) Firewall
6 18 (9.68%) Internet
7 16 (8.60%) DNS
8 14 (7.53%) MPLS
9 13 (6.99%) VoIP
10 12 (6.45%) WLAN
11 11 (5.91%) DHCP
12 9 (4.84%) TCP/IP
13 8 (4.30%) Network Security
13 8 (4.30%) Skype
14 7 (3.76%) 802.11
14 7 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (3.23%) VLAN
16 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
17 4 (2.15%) BGP
17 4 (2.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) MySQL
2 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Android Studio
2 8 (4.30%) Eclipse
2 8 (4.30%) IntelliJ
3 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) GCC
4 1 (0.54%) GDB
4 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.54%) PEAR
4 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (9.14%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.69%) Banking
5 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (12.90%) Network Engineer
2 20 (10.75%) Architect
2 20 (10.75%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.60%) Analyst
4 15 (8.06%) Network Architect
5 13 (6.99%) Android Engineer
6 10 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (5.38%) Developer
6 10 (5.38%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.30%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.76%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (3.76%) Consultant
9 7 (3.76%) Wireless Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.68%) REST
2 11 (5.91%) JSON
3 10 (5.38%) Android SDK
4 7 (3.76%) 802.1X
5 5 (2.69%) OAuth
6 2 (1.08%) HTML
6 2 (1.08%) HTML5
6 2 (1.08%) LDAP
6 2 (1.08%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) CSS3
7 1 (0.54%) jQuery
7 1 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.54%) React
7 1 (0.54%) SAML
7 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.54%) VML
7 1 (0.54%) WAP
7 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.53%) Smart Home
3 13 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.99%) User Experience
4 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.23%) CCTV
5 5 (2.69%) EPoS
5 5 (2.69%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.15%) iPhone
7 3 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.61%) NHS
8 2 (1.08%) Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.19%) Windows
2 38 (20.43%) Android
3 18 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.53%) Windows 10
5 13 (6.99%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.30%) Linux
6 8 (4.30%) Mac OS
6 8 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.76%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) Unix
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (11.83%) Network Management
3 21 (11.29%) Project Management
4 18 (9.68%) Migration
5 17 (9.14%) DevOps
6 16 (8.60%) IT Strategy
7 9 (4.84%) Android Development
7 9 (4.84%) Service Management
8 8 (4.30%) ITIL
8 8 (4.30%) Network Design
8 8 (4.30%) Strategic Thinking
8 8 (4.30%) Wireframes
9 7 (3.76%) Image Processing
9 7 (3.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.23%) ITSM
10 6 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.23%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.69%) Change Management
11 5 (2.69%) Network Planning
12 4 (2.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.99%) Java
2 6 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.15%) Python
4 3 (1.61%) C
5 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.08%) C++
5 2 (1.08%) SQL
6 1 (0.54%) AWK
6 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) sed
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.99%) CCNA
5 8 (4.30%) CCIE
5 8 (4.30%) CCNP
6 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.69%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.61%) CCIE Wireless
9 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.08%) CCDP
9 2 (1.08%) CISM
9 2 (1.08%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.08%) CWNA
9 2 (1.08%) Degree
9 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.08%) MCSE
9 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.54%) CWAP
10 1 (0.54%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.61%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.38%) Firmware
3 9 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.61%) Docker
6 2 (1.08%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.08%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.08%) XenApp
6 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.54%) QEMU
7 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.30%) SCCM
2 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.61%) TrustSec
4 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (29.57%) Cisco
2 15 (8.06%) Aruba
2 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.53%) VMware
4 13 (6.99%) Meraki
5 11 (5.91%) Juniper
6 10 (5.38%) Citrix
7 7 (3.76%) Samsung
8 6 (3.23%) Apple
8 6 (3.23%) Google
9 3 (1.61%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (1.61%) BroadSoft
9 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.61%) Dell
9 3 (1.61%) Nokia
10 2 (1.08%) Avaya
10 2 (1.08%) HP
10 2 (1.08%) Mercator
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp
10 2 (1.08%) Sophos