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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 99 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing WLAN 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 1.49% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £375 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £403 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
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
500 537 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.03% 21.08% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 290 276
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 15
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +5 4 £300 -29.41% 1
Newbury +9 2 £463 +48.00% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £374 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco
4 19 (65.52%) CCNP
5 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
5 11 (37.93%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Wireless
6 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
7 7 (24.14%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.24%) Juniper
8 5 (17.24%) MPLS
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) F5
9 4 (13.79%) CCNA
9 4 (13.79%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.34%) CCIE
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) OSPF
10 3 (10.34%) BGP
10 3 (10.34%) QA
10 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
10 3 (10.34%) Network Security
11 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (6.90%) Product Management
11 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (6.90%) High Availability
11 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management

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 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 11 (37.93%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
4 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) OSPF
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
9 1 (3.45%) DNS
9 1 (3.45%) FTP
9 1 (3.45%) HTTP
9 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.45%) Internet
9 1 (3.45%) SMTP
9 1 (3.45%) SSL
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) WLAN Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) High Availability
3 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Product Management
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) CCVP
6 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Meraki
6 1 (3.45%) VMware