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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 194 193 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing WLAN 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 0.83% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate
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£321 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -28.94%
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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
766 722 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 12.44% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 488 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 19 (79.17%) WAN
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) VPN
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) MCP
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (25.00%) Apple
9 6 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (25.00%) Android
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.83%) Service Management
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Phone
11 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 19 (79.17%) WAN
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) ADSL
8 3 (12.50%) VLAN
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (8.33%) Network Security
9 2 (8.33%) Converged Networks
9 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.33%) MPLS
10 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
10 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) BYOD
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (25.00%) Android
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCP
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCSA
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCVP
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Apple
5 4 (16.67%) McAfee
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) Polycom
6 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.33%) Mitel
7 2 (8.33%) Google
7 2 (8.33%) BT
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Speakerbus
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet