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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 156 196 207
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +11
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £365 £413 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +47.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +44.44%
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
457 717 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.71% 12.91% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 536 526
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Nortel
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Tandberg