The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 75 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% - 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£335 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £19.00
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 178 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.21% 14.46% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 63 37
Average daily rate £375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.75 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% +5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (66.67%) Migration
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 10 (55.56%) CCNP
4 10 (55.56%) CCNA
5 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Unified Communications
6 8 (44.44%) Validation
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 8 (44.44%) PKI
6 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) CCIP
6 8 (44.44%) SSL
6 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) OSPF
6 8 (44.44%) BGP
6 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 8 (44.44%) VRRP
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (44.44%) HSRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
2 11 (61.11%) MPLS
3 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 9 (50.00%) Unified Communications
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (44.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) SSL
5 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) OSPF
5 8 (44.44%) BGP
5 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
5 8 (44.44%) VRRP
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (44.44%) HSRP
5 8 (44.44%) Multicast
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Validation
2 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (55.56%) CCNP
1 10 (55.56%) CCNA
2 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) CCIP
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 5 (27.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) ION Trading
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint