The first table below looks at the demand for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 474 485 448
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing WLAN 95 70 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.10% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 59
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£350 £340 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £161 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £491 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
- +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £24.25 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.32% -18.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-44.32% -18.48%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6676 6346 8253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.66% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3363 3731
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the England region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in England

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in England

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the England region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
London +19 44 £450 +14.28% 16
South East +1 23 £325 +3.17% 5
Yorkshire +10 12 £325 - 2
West Midlands -10 7 £155 -7.46% 2
North West -5 3 - - 2
East of England -22 3 £370 - 4
South West -28 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 105 (77.78%) LAN
2 84 (62.22%) Cisco
3 83 (61.48%) Wireless
4 64 (47.41%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (46.67%) WAN
6 49 (36.30%) CCNP
7 47 (34.81%) Windows
8 41 (30.37%) VPN
9 40 (29.63%) Firewall
10 29 (21.48%) DNS
10 29 (21.48%) TCP/IP
11 28 (20.74%) BGP
12 27 (20.00%) Finance
13 25 (18.52%) Active Directory
13 25 (18.52%) DHCP
14 24 (17.78%) HP
14 24 (17.78%) VMware
15 23 (17.04%) Juniper
16 22 (16.30%) SAN
16 22 (16.30%) EIGRP
16 22 (16.30%) VLAN
17 21 (15.56%) CCNA
17 21 (15.56%) Microsoft
18 20 (14.81%) Linux
18 20 (14.81%) OSPF
18 20 (14.81%) CheckPoint
18 20 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (14.07%) F5
19 19 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (14.07%) Network Design

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (10.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.41%) Lync
3 10 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Site Server
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 105 (77.78%) LAN
2 83 (61.48%) Wireless
3 63 (46.67%) WAN
4 41 (30.37%) VPN
5 40 (29.63%) Firewall
6 29 (21.48%) DNS
6 29 (21.48%) TCP/IP
7 28 (20.74%) BGP
8 25 (18.52%) DHCP
9 22 (16.30%) SAN
9 22 (16.30%) EIGRP
9 22 (16.30%) VLAN
10 20 (14.81%) OSPF
10 20 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (12.59%) MPLS
12 17 (12.59%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (11.85%) VoIP
14 15 (11.11%) IPsec
15 12 (8.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) MySQL
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
General
1 27 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 7 (5.19%) Legal
5 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.85%) Architect
3 14 (10.37%) Consultant
4 12 (8.89%) Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 9 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Network Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Network Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.44%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Network Support
11 4 (2.96%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Communications Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) DCOM
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) SOAP
3 1 (0.74%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) WAP
3 1 (0.74%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Hedge funds
2 6 (4.44%) Clustering
3 5 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.48%) PMI
5 2 (1.48%) CCTV
5 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
6 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.81%) Windows
2 20 (14.81%) Linux
3 16 (11.85%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.96%) UNIX
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) bada
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.07%) Network Design
2 18 (13.33%) ITIL
3 17 (12.59%) Load Balancing
4 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.15%) Project Management
5 10 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.19%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.70%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.70%) Analytics
10 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (2.96%) Network Management
10 4 (2.96%) BCP
10 4 (2.96%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.22%) Migration
11 3 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) Lisp
2 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.22%) SQL
4 2 (1.48%) R
5 1 (0.74%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (47.41%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (36.30%) CCNP
3 21 (15.56%) CCNA
4 14 (10.37%) CCIE
5 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.67%) Degree
7 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.19%) CCDP
8 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.44%) MCSE
10 5 (3.70%) CCVP
10 5 (3.70%) HP ASE
10 5 (3.70%) ACSP
11 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (2.22%) MCSA
13 2 (1.48%) MCP
13 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.48%) CCSE
13 2 (1.48%) MCDST
13 2 (1.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.70%) vSphere
5 4 (2.96%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.96%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.48%) UAG
7 1 (0.74%) XenApp
7 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.70%) OPNET
2 5 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 5 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView
4 1 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 84 (62.22%) Cisco
2 24 (17.78%) HP
2 24 (17.78%) VMware
3 23 (17.04%) Juniper
4 21 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 19 (14.07%) F5
7 17 (12.59%) Citrix
8 13 (9.63%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.41%) Riverbed
9 10 (7.41%) BMC
10 9 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.67%) TippingPoint
11 7 (5.19%) Aruba
11 7 (5.19%) Motorola
11 7 (5.19%) Dell
12 6 (4.44%) Oracle
12 6 (4.44%) Avaya
12 6 (4.44%) Mitel
12 6 (4.44%) Meraki
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