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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 106 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.09% 3.16% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 4
Median daily rate £320 £450 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +49.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £439 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £500 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
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
393 380 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.90% 14.73% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 196 287
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Essex - 8 £325 -
Suffolk - 8 £300 -
Hertfordshire -14 3 £243 -46.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £415 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 45 (97.83%) LAN
2 39 (84.78%) WAN
3 30 (65.22%) Strategic Planning
4 26 (56.52%) Cisco
5 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (47.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
6 21 (45.65%) CCNA
7 20 (43.48%) NHS
8 18 (39.13%) Data Analysis
8 18 (39.13%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (39.13%) Internet
8 18 (39.13%) MS Office
8 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (32.61%) Wireless
10 14 (30.43%) MCP
10 14 (30.43%) MCSE
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (28.26%) CCA
11 13 (28.26%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (23.91%) Firewall
13 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
14 9 (19.57%) Problem Management
15 8 (17.39%) Novell
15 8 (17.39%) Migration
15 8 (17.39%) VMware
15 8 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
16 7 (15.22%) Firmware
16 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
16 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) GroupWise
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Office
1 18 (39.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) LAN
2 39 (84.78%) WAN
3 18 (39.13%) Internet
4 15 (32.61%) Wireless
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) VLAN
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
8 2 (4.35%) SAN
8 2 (4.35%) VoIP
9 1 (2.17%) 802.11
9 1 (2.17%) BGP
9 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.17%) H.323
9 1 (2.17%) IPsec
9 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Designer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Designer
4 6 (13.04%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Migration Manager
8 2 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) NHS
2 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Strategic Planning
2 22 (47.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 18 (39.13%) Data Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.39%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Coaching
6 6 (13.04%) Security Patching
6 6 (13.04%) System Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
9 1 (2.17%) Business Development
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) Network Management
9 1 (2.17%) Network Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (45.65%) CCNA
3 14 (30.43%) MCP
3 14 (30.43%) MCSE
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (28.26%) CCA
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) CCNP
7 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) MCSA
8 1 (2.17%) CCDA
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) Firmware
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) NDS
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Novell
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) Meraki
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire