The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 65 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 0.62% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £344 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 162 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.25% 19.83% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 101 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £284 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 9
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.47% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £16.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
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 Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Birmingham region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Birmingham region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) DameWare
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos