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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
London / City of London
Rank 151 151 184
Rank change year-on-year
0 +33
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.57% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £453 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.50

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
362 351 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.00% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 246 507
Median daily rate £425 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (25.00%) Meraki
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (25.00%) CCNP
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) SSL
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) IPsec
9 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (16.67%) Service Management
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) MPLS
9 2 (16.67%) CCSA
9 2 (16.67%) DHCP
9 2 (16.67%) DNS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) IPsec
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) ICMP
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
8 2 (16.67%) SSH
9 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Network Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Meraki
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam