The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK / England
Rank 499 534 470
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -64
Contract jobs citing WLAN 74 70 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.06% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 61
Median daily rate £325 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £519 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6290 6610 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.14% 14.44% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 3896 3923
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 386
Median hourly rate £26.23 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +14 30 £366 -5.48% 5
South East +21 18 £313 -17.76% 6
East of England +2 11 £300 -33.33%
West Midlands -4 6 £313 -26.47% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £293 -8.59%
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
South West +2 2 £355 - 1
North West +23 1 £265 -26.89% 6
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 183 (83.56%) LAN
2 148 (67.58%) Cisco
3 145 (66.21%) WAN
4 115 (52.51%) Firewall
5 110 (50.23%) Cisco Certification
6 83 (37.90%) Wireless
7 72 (32.88%) CCNP
8 53 (24.20%) CheckPoint
9 51 (23.29%) CCNA
10 47 (21.46%) VPN
11 44 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (19.63%) Microsoft
13 42 (19.18%) OSPF
13 42 (19.18%) Data Centre
14 41 (18.72%) Active Directory
15 39 (17.81%) BGP
15 39 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (16.89%) Migration
17 36 (16.44%) Juniper
18 35 (15.98%) CCIE
18 35 (15.98%) Internet
18 35 (15.98%) DHCP
19 34 (15.53%) TCP/IP
20 33 (15.07%) DNS
20 33 (15.07%) Windows
21 32 (14.61%) MPLS
22 31 (14.16%) Network Security
23 28 (12.79%) ITIL
24 26 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
25 25 (11.42%) VoIP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (3.20%) GroupWise
2 6 (2.74%) Apache
2 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (8.22%) MS Office
2 13 (5.94%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.94%) Office 365
3 5 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 183 (83.56%) LAN
2 145 (66.21%) WAN
3 115 (52.51%) Firewall
4 83 (37.90%) Wireless
5 47 (21.46%) VPN
6 44 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (19.18%) OSPF
8 39 (17.81%) BGP
8 39 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (15.98%) DHCP
9 35 (15.98%) Internet
10 34 (15.53%) TCP/IP
11 33 (15.07%) DNS
12 32 (14.61%) MPLS
13 31 (14.16%) Network Security
14 25 (11.42%) VoIP
15 24 (10.96%) VLAN
16 23 (10.50%) EIGRP
17 21 (9.59%) IPsec
17 21 (9.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (9.59%) Finance
1 21 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.28%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Banking
4 4 (1.83%) Electronics
5 2 (0.91%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (0.91%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.33%) Analyst
3 24 (10.96%) Architect
4 23 (10.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (9.59%) Network Analyst
6 20 (9.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.39%) Network Architect
7 14 (6.39%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (5.02%) Administrator
9 10 (4.57%) Migration Engineer
9 10 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) Designer
10 9 (4.11%) LAN Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) WAN Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.20%) Cisco Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.20%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.74%) J2EE
3 3 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.46%) WAP
4 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.31%) NHS
4 9 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.65%) Clustering
5 8 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.37%) PKI
6 3 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.91%) iPhone
7 2 (0.91%) PMI
7 2 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.91%) Social Media
7 2 (0.91%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.46%) DataPower
8 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.07%) Windows
2 22 (10.05%) Linux
3 10 (4.57%) Unix
4 7 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.37%) Android
5 3 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) Mandriva Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.89%) Migration
2 28 (12.79%) ITIL
3 24 (10.96%) Strategic Planning
4 20 (9.13%) Network Design
5 18 (8.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (5.94%) Data Analysis
7 12 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 12 (5.48%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.02%) Project Management
8 11 (5.02%) TOGAF
9 10 (4.57%) Change Management
9 10 (4.57%) Information Security
9 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.11%) Network Management
10 9 (4.11%) Threat Management
10 9 (4.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (3.65%) Coaching
11 8 (3.65%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.65%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.28%) SQL
2 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.46%) Python
4 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (50.23%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (32.88%) CCNP
3 51 (23.29%) CCNA
4 35 (15.98%) CCIE
5 20 (9.13%) Security Cleared
6 14 (6.39%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.48%) MCSE
9 7 (3.20%) CCA
9 7 (3.20%) CCDP
9 7 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.20%) MCP
10 6 (2.74%) Degree
11 5 (2.28%) CCVP
12 4 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.37%) CCDA
13 3 (1.37%) CCSA
13 3 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 41 (18.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.11%) NDS
5 7 (3.20%) Firmware
6 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.91%) BIND 9
7 2 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.91%) XenApp
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.48%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.02%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (3.65%) Nagios
3 8 (3.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.28%) SCCM
5 4 (1.83%) Cacti
6 3 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.37%) Nessus
6 3 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.91%) EnCase
7 2 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.46%) SCOM
8 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 148 (67.58%) Cisco
2 53 (24.20%) CheckPoint
3 43 (19.63%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.44%) Juniper
5 23 (10.50%) F5
6 22 (10.05%) Palo Alto
7 18 (8.22%) VMware
8 15 (6.85%) Riverbed
9 13 (5.94%) HP
10 12 (5.48%) Citrix
10 12 (5.48%) Novell
11 11 (5.02%) Fortinet
11 11 (5.02%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.11%) Brocade
13 8 (3.65%) Aruba
13 8 (3.65%) Meraki
13 8 (3.65%) Sourcefire
14 7 (3.20%) Avaya
15 6 (2.74%) Symantec
16 5 (2.28%) Intel Security
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