The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 116 134
Contract jobs citing WLAN 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.46% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.27%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
651 650 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.66% 26.52% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 203 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
WLAN
South East

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco