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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 114 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 12 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.040% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 0.28% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate £450 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
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
358 361 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.83% 14.30% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 51
Average hourly rate £21.69 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire - 9 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (66.67%) Meraki
4 11 (61.11%) Aruba
4 11 (61.11%) HP
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Wireless
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) Unix
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) 3G
7 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (33.33%) 4G
7 6 (33.33%) LTE
8 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) F5
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (22.22%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) Broadband
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) CCNP
10 3 (16.67%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 2 (11.11%) Presales
11 2 (11.11%) VLAN
11 2 (11.11%) Windows
11 2 (11.11%) Network Management
11 2 (11.11%) Service Management

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (44.44%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) 3G
3 6 (33.33%) 4G
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) LTE
4 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) FCoE
6 1 (5.56%) Junos
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) RIP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Presales Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Presales
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
3 1 (5.56%) ISMS
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Security Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Meraki
3 11 (61.11%) Aruba
3 11 (61.11%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.56%) Huawei
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia
6 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com