The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 92 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.36% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 2.90% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -26.36%
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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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
204 207 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.90% 12.58% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 93
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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
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Vacancies
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WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Site Server
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Lync

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Site Server
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix