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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 189 224 214
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 11 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.095% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.80% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
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£450 £413 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +120.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.67%
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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
794 871 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 581 644
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
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 £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Wireless
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (43.75%) VLAN
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
7 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
7 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) BGP
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) Speakerbus
8 5 (31.25%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) CCVP
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (18.75%) Internet
10 3 (18.75%) MPLS
10 3 (18.75%) OSPF
10 3 (18.75%) CCIE
10 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) Wireless
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (43.75%) VLAN
7 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
8 5 (31.25%) BGP
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) Network Security
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) Internet
10 3 (18.75%) MPLS
10 3 (18.75%) OSPF
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (18.75%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) CCTV
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCVP
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) UAG
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Speakerbus
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Aruba
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Meraki
6 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel
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