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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 108 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing WLAN 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 1.34% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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
575 671 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.91% 26.13% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 285 204
Median daily rate £375 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 24
Median hourly rate £24.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.75 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 11 £350 +21.73% 1
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Wireless
4 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (35.71%) CCNP
6 9 (32.14%) VPN
7 8 (28.57%) Internet
8 7 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (25.00%) Brocade
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.00%) Aruba
9 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
9 6 (21.43%) NetScout
9 6 (21.43%) Avaya
9 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
10 5 (17.86%) Project Management
10 5 (17.86%) IPsec
10 5 (17.86%) 802.11
10 5 (17.86%) OSPF
10 5 (17.86%) BGP
10 5 (17.86%) IPv6
10 5 (17.86%) SNMP
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) VoIP
10 5 (17.86%) VLAN
10 5 (17.86%) High Availability
10 5 (17.86%) 802.1X

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Wireless
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 5 (17.86%) 802.11
8 5 (17.86%) BGP
8 5 (17.86%) IPsec
8 5 (17.86%) IPv6
8 5 (17.86%) OSPF
8 5 (17.86%) SNMP
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
8 5 (17.86%) VoIP
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) PBX
10 1 (3.57%) SAN
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) WLAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) IVR
4 1 (3.57%) CCTV
4 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) High Availability
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) AOP
3 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Presales
4 1 (3.57%) Product Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Aruba
2 7 (25.00%) Brocade
2 7 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Avaya
3 6 (21.43%) NetScout
3 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) SAP