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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 173 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.94% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Median daily rate £382 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £410 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +51.85%
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
541 723 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 13.45% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 530 515
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Tandberg
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Nortel
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Statistics
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Legal

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) FCoE
6 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (16.67%) MRTG
6 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Security Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCVP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EnCase
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Tandberg
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Speakerbus
4 1 (16.67%) VMware