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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 174 191 186
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing WLAN 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.26% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
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£450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £380 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.64% +21.25%
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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
659 634 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.33% 11.13% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 402 551
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -50.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) SAN
5 10 (47.62%) Wireless
6 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 9 (42.86%) VLAN
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
8 7 (33.33%) Juniper
8 7 (33.33%) BGP
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) DNS
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (23.81%) DFS Replication
10 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Server
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (23.81%) NAS
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (23.81%) VPN
10 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
10 5 (23.81%) SNMP
10 5 (23.81%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) SAN
3 10 (47.62%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) VLAN
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) DHCP
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
7 5 (23.81%) SNMP
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 5 (23.81%) LDAP
7 5 (23.81%) NAS
8 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 3 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) SecurID
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Server
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) DFS Replication
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (9.52%) Brocade
7 2 (9.52%) Mitel
7 2 (9.52%) Nokia
7 2 (9.52%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) Nortel
8 1 (4.76%) Avaya
8 1 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (4.76%) Google
8 1 (4.76%) IPFX
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