Period
to 21 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 433 288 396
Rank change year-on-year -145 +108 +61
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 118 76 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 4.98% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 120
10th Percentile £183 £192 £155
25th Percentile £313 £263 £261
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £383
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -4.38%
75th Percentile £500 £497 £469
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 3
10th Percentile £10.55 £19.94 £19.10
25th Percentile £11.25 £25.00 £27.88
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -50.91% -38.89% +36.36%
75th Percentile £13.75 £38.44 £49.38
90th Percentile £15.00 £45.78 £50.50
England median hourly rate £13.50 £20.69 £46.40
% change year-on-year -34.74% -55.41% +176.03%

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 3,186 1,525 4,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.46% 11.51% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,171 1,050 2,794
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
25th Percentile £407 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £474 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.29% +2.43% +2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £662
England median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 26 106
10th Percentile £11.92 £16.00 £13.81
25th Percentile £14.06 £25.00 £18.49
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.63 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.75% +79.65% +7.50%
75th Percentile £37.75 £49.08 £44.99
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.25 £53.13
England median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -26.67% +26.32% +22.20%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in London.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in London.

Hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in London

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Wi-Fi in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -52 10 £450 +8.11% 6
West London -7 7 £175 -56.25% 6
North London +2 1 £475 +58.33% 3
East London -14 1 - - 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 34 (28.81%) Windows
2 32 (27.12%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.03%) Firewall
4 25 (21.19%) Social Skills
5 23 (19.49%) LAN
5 23 (19.49%) Linux
5 23 (19.49%) Azure
6 22 (18.64%) WAN
7 21 (17.80%) VPN
7 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
9 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
9 19 (16.10%) Wireless
9 19 (16.10%) Finance
9 19 (16.10%) Apple iOS
10 18 (15.25%) Cisco
11 17 (14.41%) Android
12 16 (13.56%) Internet
12 16 (13.56%) ITIL
12 16 (13.56%) Telecoms
13 15 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (12.71%) Project Delivery
14 14 (11.86%) SaaS
14 14 (11.86%) C
15 13 (11.02%) VoIP
15 13 (11.02%) Citrix
15 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (10.17%) Degree

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 (5.08%) Confluence
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.85%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.12%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (19.49%) Azure
3 14 (11.86%) SaaS
4 9 (7.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (5.93%) AWS
6 5 (4.24%) IaaS
6 5 (4.24%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.39%) Mimecast
7 4 (3.39%) PaaS
8 2 (1.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.69%) Datadog
8 2 (1.69%) GCP
8 2 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.03%) Firewall
2 23 (19.49%) LAN
3 22 (18.64%) WAN
4 21 (17.80%) VPN
5 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
5 19 (16.10%) Wireless
6 16 (13.56%) Internet
7 13 (11.02%) VoIP
8 9 (7.63%) DHCP
8 9 (7.63%) MPLS
9 8 (6.78%) DNS
9 8 (6.78%) Ethernet
9 8 (6.78%) Network Security
10 7 (5.93%) Broadband
10 7 (5.93%) SD-WAN
10 7 (5.93%) SMTP
10 7 (5.93%) Unified Communications
10 7 (5.93%) VLAN
11 6 (5.08%) Bluetooth
11 6 (5.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) JIRA
2 4 (3.39%) GDB
2 4 (3.39%) TestRail
3 3 (2.54%) Arsenale Dataplane
3 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) GitLab
4 2 (1.69%) GCC
4 2 (1.69%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.69%) JUnit
4 2 (1.69%) Mockito
4 2 (1.69%) Subversion
4 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.85%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.85%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (21.19%) Social Skills
2 19 (16.10%) Finance
3 16 (13.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.63%) Marketing
4 9 (7.63%) Retail
5 8 (6.78%) Banking
5 8 (6.78%) Electronics
5 8 (6.78%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (6.78%) Public Sector
5 8 (6.78%) Publishing
6 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.69%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (13.56%) Architect
2 13 (11.02%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.17%) Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) IT Manager
6 8 (6.78%) Consultant
6 8 (6.78%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Floorwalker
9 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.24%) Middleware
3 3 (2.54%) REST
3 3 (2.54%) RESTful
3 3 (2.54%) SOAP
3 3 (2.54%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.69%) Android NDK
4 2 (1.69%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (1.69%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (1.69%) JNI
4 2 (1.69%) PhoneGap
4 2 (1.69%) Qt
4 2 (1.69%) React Native
4 2 (1.69%) STL
4 2 (1.69%) Web Services
4 2 (1.69%) XMPP
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) JSON
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Social Media
1 6 (5.08%) User Experience
2 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.39%) PKI
4 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.54%) BYOD
4 3 (2.54%) CCTV
4 3 (2.54%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.54%) Fibre Optics
4 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) MPEG
5 2 (1.69%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.81%) Windows
2 23 (19.49%) Linux
3 19 (16.10%) Apple iOS
4 17 (14.41%) Android
5 12 (10.17%) Windows 10
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
9 4 (3.39%) Unix
10 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.69%) OpenWrt
11 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.85%) AIX
12 1 (0.85%) HPUX
12 1 (0.85%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.85%) Solaris
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL
3 15 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (12.71%) Project Delivery
4 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.78%) Information Security
6 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (6.78%) Project Management
6 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.93%) Microservices
7 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.08%) DevOps
8 6 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (5.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (5.08%) Product Management
8 6 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) C
2 11 (9.32%) Python
3 8 (6.78%) Java
4 7 (5.93%) C++
5 5 (4.24%) Go
5 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.39%) SQL
7 3 (2.54%) Rust
7 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.69%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.69%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.69%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.69%) PHP
8 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) C#
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (10.17%) Degree
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.32%) MCSA
4 7 (5.93%) CCNA
4 7 (5.93%) CISSP
5 5 (4.24%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.24%) CCNP
5 5 (4.24%) MCSE
6 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.39%) GIAC
6 4 (3.39%) MCP
6 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.39%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (1.69%) CCSP
8 2 (1.69%) CEH
8 2 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.54%) NCSC
3 2 (1.69%) GDPR
3 2 (1.69%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.69%) NIST
3 2 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.85%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) JTAG
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) Docker
4 3 (2.54%) iptables
4 3 (2.54%) KVM
4 3 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.54%) Xen
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (9.32%) SCCM
2 7 (5.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 6 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.69%) Packer
4 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 2 (1.69%) Terraform
4 2 (1.69%) WMI
5 1 (0.85%) CASB
5 1 (0.85%) Grafana
5 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.85%) Kibana
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Nessus
5 1 (0.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Cisco
3 13 (11.02%) Citrix
4 7 (5.93%) Aruba
4 7 (5.93%) Samsung
4 7 (5.93%) VMware
5 6 (5.08%) Infoblox
5 6 (5.08%) SAP
5 6 (5.08%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.24%) Juniper
6 5 (4.24%) Meraki
7 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.39%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.39%) Google
7 4 (3.39%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Apple
8 3 (2.54%) F5
8 3 (2.54%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds