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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.50

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
111 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.40% 13.10% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 39
Median daily rate £325 £370 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) AirMagnet
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCDA
4 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CA

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 (14.29%) IBM Domino
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) 802.11
4 2 (28.57%) ATM
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) RIP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) WAAS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDA
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) AirMagnet
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware