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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 110 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Contract jobs citing WLAN 22 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 1.40% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Median daily rate £275 £263 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -29.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
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
451 571 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.60% 18.28% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 309 234
Median daily rate £375 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 65 51
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 14 £270 -
Cambridgeshire +15 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +16 2 £450 +100.00%
Suffolk +2 2 £288 -11.53% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (78.79%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) Wireless
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (42.42%) CCNA
6 12 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
7 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (27.27%) NHS
8 9 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (24.24%) MCP
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) Firmware
10 7 (21.21%) Internet
10 7 (21.21%) MS Office
10 7 (21.21%) CCA
10 7 (21.21%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.18%) MCSE
12 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
12 5 (15.15%) CCNP
12 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (12.12%) Aruba
13 4 (12.12%) Meraki
13 4 (12.12%) 4G

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:

Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) Wireless
4 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 7 (21.21%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) 3G
6 4 (12.12%) 4G
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (12.12%) LTE
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.03%) BGP
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.03%) FCoE
9 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.03%) OSPF
9 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) WLAN Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) NHS
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
2 9 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) System Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
1 3 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) MCP
4 7 (21.21%) CCA
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (18.18%) MCSE
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
7 2 (6.06%) CCIE
7 2 (6.06%) CWNA
7 2 (6.06%) CWNE
7 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) CCDA
8 1 (3.03%) CCDP
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Firmware
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Aruba
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Meraki
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire