The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.83% 21.19% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate £340 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WLAN
Cheshire

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