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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / East of England
Rank 109 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 12 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.60% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 3.95% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
Median daily rate £306 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% +46.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £290 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £500 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.00

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
389 354 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.18% 15.08% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 177 206
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.68 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Suffolk - 8 £300 -
Essex - 2 £338 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £415 +66.00%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £315 -33.68%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 29 (96.67%) LAN
2 24 (80.00%) WAN
3 19 (63.33%) Strategic Planning
4 15 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (40.00%) Internet
5 12 (40.00%) MS Office
5 12 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 12 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (36.67%) NHS
6 11 (36.67%) CCNA
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) Wireless
9 8 (26.67%) Novell
9 8 (26.67%) Migration
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (26.67%) MCSE
10 7 (23.33%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (20.00%) MCP
11 6 (20.00%) CCA
11 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) NDS
12 5 (16.67%) VMware
12 5 (16.67%) System Testing

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 (10.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
1 12 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) LAN
2 24 (80.00%) WAN
3 12 (40.00%) Internet
4 9 (30.00%) Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
9 1 (3.33%) 802.11
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
9 1 (3.33%) DNS
9 1 (3.33%) H.323
9 1 (3.33%) IPsec
9 1 (3.33%) IPv4
9 1 (3.33%) OSPF
9 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (36.67%) NHS
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Strategic Planning
2 15 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (16.67%) System Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Security Patching
8 2 (6.67%) Network Design
9 1 (3.33%) Business Development
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNA
3 8 (26.67%) MCSE
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.00%) CCA
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (20.00%) MCP
5 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) MCSA
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) NDS
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Firmware
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Novell
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds