The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 114 133 142
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Contract jobs citing WLAN 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 1.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Median daily rate £300 £265 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +44.44%
WLAN
England

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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
376 566 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.18% 19.09% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 302 221
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 4 £425 +41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 3 - -
Essex - 3 £250 -
Suffolk - 2 £288 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Meraki
8 4 (20.00%) Aruba
8 4 (20.00%) 4G
8 4 (20.00%) LTE
8 4 (20.00%) CCNP
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) 3G
8 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (15.00%) NHS
9 3 (15.00%) Firmware
9 3 (15.00%) Perl
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (10.00%) F5
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) 3G
5 4 (20.00%) 4G
5 4 (20.00%) LTE
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) BGP
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) FCoE
8 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) WLAN Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Network Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Wireless Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CWNA
4 2 (10.00%) CWNE
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) CCDA
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Aruba
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Meraki
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire