The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 471 479 468
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing WLAN 117 79 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 1.22% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 61
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£375 £394 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £19.75 £20.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -26.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.25 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £20.25 £98.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -26.36%
WLAN
UK

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
7746 6492 8252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.66% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 3615 3823
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 375 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

WLAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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
London +12 51 £463 +8.82% 16
South East -6 18 £280 +16.66% 9
Yorkshire - 11 £325 - 1
West Midlands -8 9 £155 -63.63% 1
North West -10 7 £400 -28.88% 1
East of England -25 7 £375 -8.53% 3
East Midlands +5 3 £325 +18.18%
South West - - - - 1
WLAN
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 134 (76.57%) LAN
2 114 (65.14%) Cisco
3 103 (58.86%) Wireless
4 83 (47.43%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (44.57%) WAN
6 67 (38.29%) CCNP
7 52 (29.71%) Windows
8 47 (26.86%) VPN
8 47 (26.86%) Firewall
9 35 (20.00%) DNS
9 35 (20.00%) DHCP
9 35 (20.00%) BGP
10 32 (18.29%) HP
10 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
11 29 (16.57%) Linux
11 29 (16.57%) Finance
12 27 (15.43%) Network Design
12 27 (15.43%) CCNA
12 27 (15.43%) F5
13 26 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
14 25 (14.29%) Juniper
15 24 (13.71%) SAN
15 24 (13.71%) VMware
16 23 (13.14%) CheckPoint
16 23 (13.14%) EIGRP
16 23 (13.14%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.57%) OSPF
17 22 (12.57%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (12.00%) Load Balancing

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.71%) Lync
4 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) Site Server
5 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 134 (76.57%) LAN
2 103 (58.86%) Wireless
3 78 (44.57%) WAN
4 47 (26.86%) VPN
4 47 (26.86%) Firewall
5 35 (20.00%) BGP
5 35 (20.00%) DNS
5 35 (20.00%) DHCP
6 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
7 26 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (13.71%) SAN
9 23 (13.14%) EIGRP
10 22 (12.57%) OSPF
10 22 (12.57%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (12.00%) VoIP
12 20 (11.43%) MPLS
12 20 (11.43%) IPsec
13 18 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (8.00%) VLAN
14 14 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.29%) Retail
4 7 (4.00%) Legal
5 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Front Office
6 3 (1.71%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.14%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.86%) Architect
3 22 (12.57%) Consultant
4 16 (9.14%) Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Network Consultant
6 11 (6.29%) Network Analyst
7 10 (5.71%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (5.14%) Wireless Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Network Support
9 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.43%) Network Specialist
10 6 (3.43%) Cisco Consultant
11 5 (2.86%) Network Manager
11 5 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.86%) Design Engineer
12 4 (2.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) HTML
1 2 (1.14%) WAP
2 1 (0.57%) SyncML
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) SOAP
2 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Hedge funds
2 10 (5.71%) Clustering
3 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.29%) EPoS
4 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.71%) CCTV
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) DTV
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Handset
7 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
7 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.71%) Windows
2 29 (16.57%) Linux
3 18 (10.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.71%) Mac OS X
4 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.86%) UNIX
6 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.14%) Solaris
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.57%) bada
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.43%) Network Design
2 21 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 17 (9.71%) Network Architecture
3 17 (9.71%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (7.43%) ITIL
5 12 (6.86%) Mentoring
6 10 (5.71%) Project Management
7 9 (5.14%) Asset Management
8 8 (4.57%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.00%) BCP
9 7 (4.00%) Identity Management
9 7 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (4.00%) Analytics
10 6 (3.43%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.43%) Change Management
11 5 (2.86%) Migration
11 5 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.29%) Change Control
12 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.43%) Lisp
2 3 (1.71%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) VB
3 2 (1.14%) Java
3 2 (1.14%) R
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (47.43%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (38.29%) CCNP
3 27 (15.43%) CCNA
4 20 (11.43%) CCIE
5 15 (8.57%) CCDP
6 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.57%) HP ASE
8 7 (4.00%) ACSP
8 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.86%) CCVP
10 4 (2.29%) Degree
11 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.14%) CCSE
12 2 (1.14%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.14%) MCSE
12 2 (1.14%) CISSP
13 1 (0.57%) HP MASE
13 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.57%) MCSA
13 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.86%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.43%) vSphere
5 4 (2.29%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.29%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.71%) UAG
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) SCOrch
2 7 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.43%) OPNET
4 3 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.57%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) OpenView
6 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 114 (65.14%) Cisco
2 32 (18.29%) HP
3 27 (15.43%) F5
4 25 (14.29%) Juniper
5 24 (13.71%) VMware
6 23 (13.14%) CheckPoint
6 23 (13.14%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.29%) Aruba
8 14 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 14 (8.00%) Citrix
9 13 (7.43%) Meraki
10 11 (6.29%) BMC
10 11 (6.29%) Riverbed
10 11 (6.29%) TippingPoint
11 10 (5.71%) Motorola
11 10 (5.71%) Dell
12 8 (4.57%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.00%) Oracle
13 7 (4.00%) AirMagnet
14 6 (3.43%) Mitel
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