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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 144 121 136
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing WLAN 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.12% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£375 £410 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -26.36%
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
514 356 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.58% 15.00% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 126 260
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £182 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 65
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 5 £375 - 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) UMTS
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) LTE
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
6 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (9.09%) SyncML
6 1 (9.09%) CCIE
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) Symbian
6 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
6 1 (9.09%) WAP
6 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) UMTS
3 3 (27.27%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
5 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
5 1 (9.09%) GPRS
5 1 (9.09%) GSM
5 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) WAP
1 1 (9.09%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) bada
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Symbian
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint