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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 27 June 2022 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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 436 387 319
Rank change year-on-year -49 -68 +125
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 145 108 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 4.40% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 52
10th Percentile £185 £182 £173
25th Percentile £225 £300 £266
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £408 £363
Median % change year-on-year -1.84% +12.41% -9.38%
75th Percentile £540 £538 £456
90th Percentile £613 £743 £523
England median daily rate £400 £375 £439
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.53% +17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
10th Percentile £15.00 - £22.15
25th Percentile £15.75 £61.25 £36.88
Median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -72.00% +38.89% +140.00%
75th Percentile £18.75 £63.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £19.50 - £54.40
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £20.69
% change year-on-year +15.79% -31.12% -37.31%

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 3,780 2,454 1,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.69% 9.18% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,676 1,684 1,290
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
25th Percentile £450 £391 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £657 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £663
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 23 50
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.45 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.44 £20.69
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £41.50
Median % change year-on-year -24.66% -12.05% +93.02%
75th Percentile £45.50 £58.25 £48.52
90th Percentile £67.50 £75.40 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.04 £24.40 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% +16.19% +5.00%

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 27 June 2022.

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
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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -13 21 £300 -42.86% 8
West London -5 8 £216 +23.57% 9
South London - 4 £390 -
North London -2 2 £185 -61.05% 1
East London -8 1 £195 +30.00%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 52 (35.86%) WAN
2 50 (34.48%) LAN
3 47 (32.41%) Windows
4 44 (30.34%) Azure
4 44 (30.34%) Microsoft 365
5 40 (27.59%) Active Directory
6 39 (26.90%) Microsoft
7 38 (26.21%) Firewall
8 35 (24.14%) Cisco
9 27 (18.62%) VPN
10 26 (17.93%) Internet
11 24 (16.55%) Citrix
11 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 22 (15.17%) Social Skills
13 21 (14.48%) Finance
14 20 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
15 19 (13.10%) Telecoms
16 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
16 18 (12.41%) Palo Alto
17 16 (11.03%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (11.03%) Android
17 16 (11.03%) DHCP
17 16 (11.03%) ITIL
17 16 (11.03%) DNS
18 15 (10.34%) Service Management
18 15 (10.34%) SCCM
18 15 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (9.66%) 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 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.38%) Confluence
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 5 (3.45%) iTrent
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.34%) Azure
1 44 (30.34%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (8.97%) OneDrive
4 10 (6.90%) AWS
5 8 (5.52%) SaaS
6 7 (4.83%) GCP
7 5 (3.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (2.76%) AWS Direct Connect
8 4 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (2.07%) IaaS
10 2 (1.38%) Google Workspace
10 2 (1.38%) PaaS
11 1 (0.69%) Azure Key Vault
11 1 (0.69%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.69%) Azure Monitor
11 1 (0.69%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.69%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.86%) WAN
2 50 (34.48%) LAN
3 38 (26.21%) Firewall
4 27 (18.62%) VPN
5 26 (17.93%) Internet
6 16 (11.03%) DHCP
6 16 (11.03%) DNS
7 14 (9.66%) Wireless
8 13 (8.97%) Network Security
9 12 (8.28%) SD-WAN
10 9 (6.21%) BGP
10 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.52%) Ethernet
11 8 (5.52%) VXLAN
12 7 (4.83%) MPLS
12 7 (4.83%) VLAN
12 7 (4.83%) VoIP
13 6 (4.14%) 5G
14 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) Data Lake
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (15.17%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.48%) Finance
3 19 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.97%) Public Sector
5 9 (6.21%) Local Government
6 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.45%) Retail
7 4 (2.76%) Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.38%) Electronics
9 2 (1.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (13.10%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.41%) Analyst
3 15 (10.34%) Architect
4 11 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.14%) IT Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Tester
9 5 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Junior
9 5 (3.45%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) XMPP
2 2 (1.38%) SAML
3 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.69%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.14%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.45%) CCTV
4 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) NHS
5 4 (2.76%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.76%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (2.76%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.07%) BYOD
6 3 (2.07%) Handset
6 3 (2.07%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) IoT
7 2 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.41%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Android
3 14 (9.66%) Windows 10
4 11 (7.59%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.21%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.07%) VMS
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.38%) Linux
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.03%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (11.03%) ITIL
2 15 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (10.34%) Service Management
3 12 (8.28%) Agile
4 11 (7.59%) Data Protection
5 10 (6.90%) Architectural Design
5 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (6.21%) Manual Testing
6 9 (6.21%) Network Design
6 9 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (6.21%) Supplier Management
7 8 (5.52%) Migration
7 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.83%) Information Security
8 7 (4.83%) ITSM
8 7 (4.83%) Project Management
9 6 (4.14%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.14%) Scrum
9 6 (4.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.45%) Python
3 3 (2.07%) SQL
3 3 (2.07%) VBScript
4 2 (1.38%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) Prolog
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.90%) Degree
3 8 (5.52%) CCNA
3 8 (5.52%) CCNP
4 5 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (2.76%) CCIE
5 4 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.76%) PMP
6 3 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.38%) ISEB
7 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.38%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.38%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) CISSP
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) NCSC
4 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 40 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.21%) BitLocker
2 9 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (10.34%) SCCM
3 7 (4.83%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.07%) Nessus
5 2 (1.38%) AppManager
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.38%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.38%) PaperCut
5 2 (1.38%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.14%) Cisco
3 24 (16.55%) Citrix
4 18 (12.41%) Palo Alto
5 13 (8.97%) Apple
6 12 (8.28%) VMware
7 11 (7.59%) Google
8 9 (6.21%) Aruba
8 9 (6.21%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.21%) Juniper
9 8 (5.52%) Meraki
10 6 (4.14%) McAfee
11 5 (3.45%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.45%) Remedy
12 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.07%) F5
13 3 (2.07%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.07%) Sophos
13 3 (2.07%) Xerox