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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 183 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing WLAN 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.097% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.84% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£450 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.76% +0.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £220
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +53.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £20.00
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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
725 712 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 11.50% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 504 609
Average daily rate £408 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 38
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -84.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) LAN
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) SAN
4 9 (50.00%) Wireless
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) VLAN
6 6 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) BGP
8 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (22.22%) Information Security
9 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) NetApp
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
9 3 (16.67%) SNMP

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) SAN
3 9 (50.00%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (16.67%) Broadband
6 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
6 3 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
7 2 (11.11%) ATM
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Nokia
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) Brocade
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