The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 114 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.16% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.70% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£288 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £19.00
WLAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
662 571 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 22.56% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 193 179
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £30.00 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 6 £288 -
Slough - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (80.00%) Wireless
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco
4 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) Fortinet
5 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
5 14 (56.00%) ITIL
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
7 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (48.00%) CCNP
7 12 (48.00%) VPN
7 12 (48.00%) WAN
8 11 (44.00%) SSL
8 11 (44.00%) IPsec
8 11 (44.00%) OSPF
8 11 (44.00%) F5
9 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (40.00%) Network Security
9 10 (40.00%) SecurID
9 10 (40.00%) eTOM
9 10 (40.00%) TrustSec
9 10 (40.00%) CA
9 10 (40.00%) Validation
10 9 (36.00%) Internet
10 9 (36.00%) RIP
10 9 (36.00%) CISSP
10 9 (36.00%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (36.00%) AlgoSec
10 9 (36.00%) Degree

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (80.00%) Wireless
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) VPN
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) SSL
5 11 (44.00%) IPsec
5 11 (44.00%) OSPF
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (40.00%) Network Security
7 9 (36.00%) Internet
7 9 (36.00%) RIP
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (24.00%) MPLS
10 5 (20.00%) SNMP
11 4 (16.00%) DHCP
11 4 (16.00%) Broadband
11 4 (16.00%) BGP
12 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) IP Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) SecurID
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) eTOM
2 10 (40.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Python
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) PHP
1 3 (12.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) CISSP
3 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) TrustSec
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) F5
6 10 (40.00%) CA
7 9 (36.00%) AlgoSec
7 9 (36.00%) Tufin
8 3 (12.00%) Motorola
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) Aruba
9 2 (8.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle
10 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (4.00%) Brocade
10 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
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