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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 65 60
Contract jobs citing WLAN 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.20% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.12% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
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
93 179 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 18.06% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 130 72
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec