The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing WLAN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +27.15%
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Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.56% 27.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 12
Average daily rate £400 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Chester