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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 159 207 199
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -8
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.94% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
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
475 746 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.28% 12.77% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 555 501
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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
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 30 June 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Tandberg
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware