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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 158 152 190
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Contract jobs citing WLAN 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £368 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £302 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £318 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
WLAN
London

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
421 351 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.28% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 265 551
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Wireless
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
7 5 (38.46%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (23.08%) Meraki
9 3 (23.08%) Network Security
9 3 (23.08%) CCSA
9 3 (23.08%) CCSE
9 3 (23.08%) Project Management
9 3 (23.08%) OSPF
9 3 (23.08%) BGP
9 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 3 (23.08%) IPsec
9 3 (23.08%) SSL
9 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) CCNA
9 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (23.08%) Internet
10 2 (15.38%) SAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Wireless
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) ICMP
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
3 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCSA
3 3 (23.08%) CCSE
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCVP
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) EnCase
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Meraki
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Speakerbus
4 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam