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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 150 186 206
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +20
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.18% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.35% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate £345 £450 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +48.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £370 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £485 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -4.16%
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
432 742 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 541 516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.96 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel
3 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) Tandberg
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Tandberg