The first table below looks at the demand for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Cambridge 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
- +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -36.13%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 56 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.99% 14.62% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 49
Average daily rate £325 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £13.05 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
WLAN
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WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper