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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 117 128 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.037% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.16% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£288 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £220
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -10.00%
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
717 635 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.36% 23.34% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 232 209
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 +10 5 £288 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (86.21%) Wireless
3 21 (72.41%) Cisco
4 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (62.07%) ITIL
5 17 (58.62%) Fortinet
6 16 (55.17%) Firewall
7 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
7 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
7 15 (51.72%) CCNP
8 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
8 14 (48.28%) VPN
8 14 (48.28%) SSL
8 14 (48.28%) OSPF
8 14 (48.28%) IPsec
9 13 (44.83%) WAN
9 13 (44.83%) F5
10 12 (41.38%) Cisco ISE
10 12 (41.38%) eTOM
10 12 (41.38%) Network Security
10 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (41.38%) CA
10 12 (41.38%) Validation
10 12 (41.38%) SecurID
11 11 (37.93%) Internet
11 11 (37.93%) CISSP
11 11 (37.93%) RIP
11 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
11 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
11 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (86.21%) Wireless
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) IPsec
4 14 (48.28%) VPN
4 14 (48.28%) SSL
4 14 (48.28%) OSPF
5 13 (44.83%) WAN
6 12 (41.38%) Network Security
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (37.93%) RIP
7 11 (37.93%) Internet
8 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (20.69%) Broadband
10 5 (17.24%) SNMP
10 5 (17.24%) BGP
10 5 (17.24%) MPLS
11 4 (13.79%) DHCP
12 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Design Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) IP Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.45%) Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) SecurID
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Validation
2 12 (41.38%) eTOM
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (24.14%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (13.79%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
1 2 (6.90%) VB
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) CISSP
3 11 (37.93%) Degree
3 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Fortinet
3 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) F5
6 12 (41.38%) CA
7 11 (37.93%) AlgoSec
7 11 (37.93%) Tufin
8 3 (10.34%) Aruba
8 3 (10.34%) Motorola
8 3 (10.34%) HP
9 2 (6.90%) Juniper
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
10 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
10 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.45%) Brocade
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