The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 185 225 213
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs citing WLAN 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.082% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.69% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +145.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £499 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
799 873 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.86% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 585 640
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 44
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (40.00%) VLAN
6 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Speakerbus
7 5 (33.33%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) CCVP
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (20.00%) HSRP
9 3 (20.00%) Aruba
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (40.00%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (20.00%) HSRP
9 3 (20.00%) Internet
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
10 2 (13.33%) Broadband
10 2 (13.33%) SNMP
10 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) CCTV
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCVP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) UAG
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Speakerbus
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Aruba
5 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
5 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) Meru Networks