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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 102 125 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 12 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.078% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 0.35% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £300 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +51.85%
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
485 571 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 22.17% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 276 242
Median daily rate £365 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 11 £375 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (73.33%) Cisco
4 18 (60.00%) CCNP
5 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (46.67%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) Firewall
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) Juniper
9 6 (20.00%) F5
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) Network Security
11 4 (13.33%) QA
11 4 (13.33%) VPN
11 4 (13.33%) Internet
11 4 (13.33%) CCIE
11 4 (13.33%) VoIP
12 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (10.00%) PBX
12 3 (10.00%) CCNA
12 3 (10.00%) MPLS
12 3 (10.00%) Migration
12 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
13 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (6.67%) IVR

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:

Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (46.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) PBX
8 1 (3.33%) BGP
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.33%) HSRP
8 1 (3.33%) OSPF
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) VRRP
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) WLAN Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Product Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) High Availability
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) SOA
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Presales
4 1 (3.33%) Product Marketing
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCIE
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Juniper
3 6 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
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