Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 420 418
Rank change year-on-year -56 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 148 218 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.93% 4.11% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 130
London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £157
90th Percentile £633 £538 £603
England median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 4
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +24.59%
10th Percentile £10.20 £17.75 £18.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £39.50 £28.43
England median hourly rate £18.88 £32.25 £20.88
% change year-on-year -41.46% +54.49% -3.02%

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 5,045 5,302 6,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.05% 11.39% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,462 3,586 4,051
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 147 142
London median hourly rate £22.82 £19.50 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.00% +2.01% +4.74%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.65 £11.52
90th Percentile £56.45 £48.20 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -26 27 £300 -25.00% 9
West London -3 17 £270 -22.86% 13
East London -20 3 £248 +41.43% 5
South London -13 2 £433 +71.29% 3
North London -4 1 £403 +265.91% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 56 (37.84%) LAN
2 55 (37.16%) Cisco
3 50 (33.78%) WAN
4 44 (29.73%) Windows
5 41 (27.70%) Firewall
6 34 (22.97%) Wireless
7 31 (20.95%) Office 365
8 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
9 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (16.22%) Data Centre
11 21 (14.19%) VPN
12 20 (13.51%) Windows Server
13 19 (12.84%) VMware
14 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (11.49%) Meraki
14 17 (11.49%) Palo Alto
14 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (10.81%) Linux
15 16 (10.81%) ITIL
15 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
16 15 (10.14%) VoIP
17 14 (9.46%) Network Security
17 14 (9.46%) Windows 10
17 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (9.46%) Android
18 13 (8.78%) Finance
18 13 (8.78%) Juniper
18 13 (8.78%) Internet
19 12 (8.11%) Project Management
19 12 (8.11%) DNS

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 (4.05%) MS Exchange
1 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.05%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.35%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.95%) Office 365
2 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.38%) Amazon Alexa
6 4 (2.70%) IaaS
7 3 (2.03%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.03%) PaaS
7 3 (2.03%) SaaS
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.35%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.35%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.68%) G Suite
9 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.84%) LAN
2 50 (33.78%) WAN
3 41 (27.70%) Firewall
4 34 (22.97%) Wireless
5 21 (14.19%) VPN
6 15 (10.14%) VoIP
7 14 (9.46%) Network Security
8 13 (8.78%) Internet
9 12 (8.11%) DHCP
9 12 (8.11%) DNS
10 11 (7.43%) BGP
10 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
11 10 (6.76%) Skype
11 10 (6.76%) VLAN
12 9 (6.08%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (6.08%) Unified Communications
13 8 (5.41%) MPLS
13 8 (5.41%) WLAN
14 7 (4.73%) EIGRP
14 7 (4.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.35%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.35%) GIS
2 2 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) GCC
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Back Office
6 2 (1.35%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.35%) Games
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.86%) Analyst
3 20 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 18 (12.16%) IT Support
5 15 (10.14%) Architect
6 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Wireless Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Network Manager
11 7 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) IT Support Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Network Architect
12 6 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.35%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) JSON
2 2 (1.35%) Middleware
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.35%) SOAP
2 2 (1.35%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) Core Data
3 1 (0.68%) Flash
3 1 (0.68%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.68%) Velocity
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.38%) Device Driver
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) Handset
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.03%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) iPad
5 2 (1.35%) iPhone
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.35%) Smart City
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.73%) Windows
2 20 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.81%) Linux
4 14 (9.46%) Android
4 14 (9.46%) Windows 10
4 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.76%) Mac OS X
6 9 (6.08%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.70%) Unix
8 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.03%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) NetWare
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.81%) ITIL
2 12 (8.11%) Information Security
2 12 (8.11%) Project Management
3 10 (6.76%) Migration
3 10 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (6.08%) Network Architecture
4 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.73%) IT Strategy
6 7 (4.73%) Network Management
6 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.05%) Change Management
7 6 (4.05%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.05%) Task Automation
8 5 (3.38%) Conversational UI
8 5 (3.38%) ITSM
8 5 (3.38%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (3.38%) Service Management
8 5 (3.38%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.43%) Python
2 7 (4.73%) C
3 5 (3.38%) C++
3 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.38%) SQL
4 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.11%) CCNP
3 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.73%) CCIE
5 7 (4.73%) CCNA
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.70%) Degree
7 4 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.03%) MCP
8 3 (2.03%) MCSA
9 2 (1.35%) ISEB
9 2 (1.35%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.68%) CCDP
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCSE
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) GDPR
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.38%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.03%) vSphere
6 2 (1.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.03%) SCCM
3 2 (1.35%) CASB
3 2 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (37.16%) Cisco
2 19 (12.84%) VMware
3 17 (11.49%) Meraki
3 17 (11.49%) Palo Alto
4 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 13 (8.78%) Juniper
6 11 (7.43%) Citrix
7 9 (6.08%) Fortinet
8 7 (4.73%) Apple
8 7 (4.73%) Rackspace
9 6 (4.05%) Aerohive Networks
9 6 (4.05%) Aruba
9 6 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.05%) Google
9 6 (4.05%) Sophos
9 6 (4.05%) Symantec
10 4 (2.70%) HP
11 3 (2.03%) AirMagnet
11 3 (2.03%) Remedy
11 3 (2.03%) Veeam