The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 191 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.070% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.00% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +113.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
- +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-44.32% -18.48%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
684 797 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.94% 11.21% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 530 626
Average daily rate £388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WLAN
London

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 July 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 July 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 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 5 (45.45%) BGP
6 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (45.45%) HSRP
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
7 4 (36.36%) Speakerbus
7 4 (36.36%) CCVP
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) SAN
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) OSPF
8 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
9 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (54.55%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) BGP
6 5 (45.45%) HSRP
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) SAN
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) OSPF
9 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Communications Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) CCTV
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCVP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Speakerbus
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
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