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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 197 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.16% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £505 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £370 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £531 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.87% +88.15%
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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
738 774 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.06% 11.33% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 500 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.56 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) Wireless
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) BGP
6 7 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (33.33%) DHCP
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) CCNP
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Juniper
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (28.57%) Clustering
7 6 (28.57%) VLAN
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) Broadband
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (19.05%) LDAP
9 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
9 4 (19.05%) SNMP
9 4 (19.05%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Wireless
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) BGP
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (28.57%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) Broadband
8 4 (19.05%) LDAP
8 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
8 4 (19.05%) SNMP
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (19.05%) NAS
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) SecurID
4 1 (4.76%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 3 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Server
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Juniper
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) Speakerbus
6 2 (9.52%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.76%) IPFX
7 1 (4.76%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks