The first table below looks at the demand for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 87 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.071% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.92% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£160 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +38.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
- +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -39.68%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 208 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.79% 14.67% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 56
Average daily rate £350 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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England

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the East Midlands region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the East Midlands region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -2 1 £160 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Site Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Site Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix