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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 110 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing WLAN 12 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.78% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 2.86% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £344 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
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
575 733 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.59% 27.12% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 320 246
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 41
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 £381 -
Newbury +12 5 £313 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) Brocade
6 6 (35.29%) NetScout
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Avaya
6 6 (35.29%) Aruba
6 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
7 5 (29.41%) High Availability
7 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) 802.11
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) IPv6
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) SNMP
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) IPsec
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) 802.11
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) IPsec
7 5 (29.41%) IPv6
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) SNMP
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
8 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Network Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Network Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) WLAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) AOP
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Brocade
3 6 (35.29%) Aruba
3 6 (35.29%) Avaya
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) NetScout
3 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Micro Focus
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) SAP