Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 297 400 466
Rank change year-on-year +103 +66 -51
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 75 178 170
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 4.31% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 125 107
Median daily rate £394 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £219 £144 £154
90th Percentile £538 £538 £638
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Median hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -36.84% +163.16%
10th Percentile £22.13 £13.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.56 £50.13 £57.53
England median hourly rate £26.81 £42.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year -36.92% +152.83% -11.53%

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 1,662 4,130 5,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.21% 10.36% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,058 2,753 3,874
Median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £257 £211 £206
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £439 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.24% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 108 161
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +0.83%
10th Percentile £17.00 £13.96 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +10.01%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +117 10 £406 +8.33% 3
East London +52 4 £388 +29.17% 3
West London +57 2 £400 -16.88% 1
North London +17 2 £300 -42.86%
South London +43 1 £338 +152.84% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 20 (26.67%) Windows
1 20 (26.67%) VPN
2 19 (25.33%) Azure
3 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
4 16 (21.33%) Office 365
5 15 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
5 15 (20.00%) Wireless
5 15 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (18.67%) Android
7 13 (17.33%) Mobile App
7 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (14.67%) Internet
8 11 (14.67%) Linux
8 11 (14.67%) Apple iOS
9 10 (13.33%) WAN
9 10 (13.33%) Cisco
10 9 (12.00%) 2G
10 9 (12.00%) 3G
10 9 (12.00%) DHCP
10 9 (12.00%) 4G
10 9 (12.00%) Social Media
10 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (12.00%) Network Design
10 9 (12.00%) Samsung
11 8 (10.67%) Public Sector
11 8 (10.67%) 5G
11 8 (10.67%) Network Planning
11 8 (10.67%) User Experience

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 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.33%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) Azure
2 16 (21.33%) Office 365
3 15 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon Alexa
4 2 (2.67%) AWS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.33%) AWS IoT
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.33%) Firebase
5 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) VPN
2 15 (20.00%) Wireless
3 11 (14.67%) Internet
4 10 (13.33%) WAN
5 9 (12.00%) 2G
5 9 (12.00%) 3G
5 9 (12.00%) 4G
5 9 (12.00%) DHCP
6 8 (10.67%) 5G
6 8 (10.67%) LAN
7 7 (9.33%) Broadband
8 6 (8.00%) DNS
8 6 (8.00%) Firewall
8 6 (8.00%) Skype
9 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.33%) GPON
10 4 (5.33%) HTTP
10 4 (5.33%) MPLS
10 4 (5.33%) SNMP
10 4 (5.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
1 2 (2.67%) TestRail
2 1 (1.33%) Appium
2 1 (1.33%) fastlane
2 1 (1.33%) GitLab
2 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.67%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.00%) Electronics
4 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (4.00%) Finance
6 2 (2.67%) German Language
6 2 (2.67%) Publishing
7 1 (1.33%) French Language
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Service Operations Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) C Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.00%) Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior C Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Operations Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) LAMP
1 3 (4.00%) Memcached
1 3 (4.00%) POSIX
1 3 (4.00%) Yocto
2 2 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.33%) Flash
3 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.00%) Social Media
3 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.67%) User Experience
4 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.33%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (5.33%) PMI
6 3 (4.00%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.67%) PDA
7 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Animation
8 1 (1.33%) FMCG
8 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) NHS
8 1 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (1.33%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 14 (18.67%) Android
4 11 (14.67%) Apple iOS
4 11 (14.67%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.00%) Unix
7 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (12.00%) Network Design
3 8 (10.67%) Network Planning
4 7 (9.33%) Project Management
5 5 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.67%) Strategic Roadmap
5 5 (6.67%) Validation
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.33%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 3 (4.00%) API Integration
7 3 (4.00%) Data Science
7 3 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) Logistics
7 3 (4.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Python
2 5 (6.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.33%) C++
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) R
4 1 (1.33%) Scala
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.33%) CCNP
2 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.00%) CCNA
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.67%) CCIE
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) CCDA
5 1 (1.33%) CCDP
5 1 (1.33%) CCSE
5 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Squid
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco
3 9 (12.00%) Samsung
4 4 (5.33%) BT
4 4 (5.33%) Openreach
4 4 (5.33%) Virgin Media
5 3 (4.00%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 2 (2.67%) Aruba
6 2 (2.67%) Nortel
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.33%) F5
7 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.33%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau