The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.45% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 1.97% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £300 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £313 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £398 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.00

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
459 558 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.41% 22.64% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 278 307
Median daily rate £388 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 4 £300 -21.31% 2
Newbury +5 2 £463 +48.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £374 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 23 (88.46%) LAN
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (57.69%) CCNP
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (30.77%) Firewall
7 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 7 (26.92%) Wireless
8 7 (26.92%) MPLS
9 6 (23.08%) VoIP
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Juniper
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) CCNA
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) F5
12 3 (11.54%) Windows
12 3 (11.54%) CCIE
12 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
12 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
12 3 (11.54%) Network Security
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (7.69%) Product Management
13 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
13 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (7.69%) Marketing
13 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) LAN
2 11 (42.31%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) MPLS
4 7 (26.92%) Wireless
5 6 (23.08%) VoIP
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) BGP
8 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) VPN
9 1 (3.85%) DNS
9 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.85%) FTP
9 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.85%) Internet
9 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
9 1 (3.85%) SMTP
9 1 (3.85%) SSL
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Product Management
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) CCDA
6 1 (3.85%) CCVP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki