The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
WLAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 120 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.67% 12.37% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 54
Median daily rate £400 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WLAN
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet