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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK / England
Rank 505 537 510
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -27
Contract jobs citing WLAN 68 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.05% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 40
Median daily rate £363 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £26.50
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
6264 6941 7172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.54% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3949 4167 3986
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 294 428
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 February 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 February 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 +11 28 £373 +4.19% 2
South East +21 23 £310 -0.80% 2
West Midlands +13 7 £331 -22.05%
East Midlands +4 3 £275 - 1
Yorkshire +11 2 £265 -17.18%
South West +8 2 £355 - 1
East of England -1 2 - - 4
North West +24 1 £265 -24.28% 3
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 157 (80.51%) LAN
2 130 (66.67%) Cisco
3 127 (65.13%) WAN
4 105 (53.85%) Firewall
5 100 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (39.49%) Wireless
7 64 (32.82%) CCNP
8 52 (26.67%) CCNA
9 51 (26.15%) CheckPoint
10 45 (23.08%) VPN
11 43 (22.05%) Active Directory
12 39 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 37 (18.97%) OSPF
14 36 (18.46%) TCP/IP
14 36 (18.46%) Windows
15 35 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (17.44%) Data Centre
16 34 (17.44%) DNS
16 34 (17.44%) DHCP
16 34 (17.44%) BGP
16 34 (17.44%) MPLS
17 33 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
18 32 (16.41%) Migration
19 31 (15.90%) Internet
20 30 (15.38%) Juniper
20 30 (15.38%) CCIE
21 29 (14.87%) ITIL
22 26 (13.33%) Linux
22 26 (13.33%) Network Security
23 24 (12.31%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.59%) GroupWise
2 6 (3.08%) Apache
2 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.15%) MS Office
2 9 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (3.59%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.67%) Office 365
4 6 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 157 (80.51%) LAN
2 127 (65.13%) WAN
3 105 (53.85%) Firewall
4 77 (39.49%) Wireless
5 45 (23.08%) VPN
6 37 (18.97%) OSPF
7 36 (18.46%) TCP/IP
8 35 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (17.44%) BGP
9 34 (17.44%) DHCP
9 34 (17.44%) DNS
9 34 (17.44%) MPLS
10 33 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (15.90%) Internet
12 26 (13.33%) Network Security
13 21 (10.77%) VoIP
14 19 (9.74%) VLAN
15 18 (9.23%) EIGRP
15 18 (9.23%) SSL
16 17 (8.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (11.79%) Finance
2 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.10%) Electronics
4 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.36%) Analyst
3 22 (11.28%) Architect
3 22 (11.28%) Network Analyst
4 18 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (7.18%) Administrator
8 13 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 13 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Information Security Administrator
10 9 (4.62%) Network Administrator
10 9 (4.62%) Network Security Administrator
10 9 (4.62%) Security Administrator
11 7 (3.59%) Azure Architect
11 7 (3.59%) IT Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) LAN Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.62%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.08%) J2EE
3 4 (2.05%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) Core Data
4 1 (0.51%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.51%) WAP
4 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.18%) NHS
4 9 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.10%) Clustering
6 4 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.54%) PKI
8 2 (1.03%) CESG
8 2 (1.03%) iPhone
8 2 (1.03%) PMI
8 2 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.03%) Social Media
8 2 (1.03%) User Experience
8 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.51%) DataPower
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.46%) Windows
2 26 (13.33%) Linux
3 11 (5.64%) Unix
4 6 (3.08%) Android
4 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.41%) Migration
2 29 (14.87%) ITIL
3 20 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
4 19 (9.74%) Network Design
5 14 (7.18%) Problem Management
6 13 (6.67%) Information Security
6 13 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (6.15%) Project Management
8 11 (5.64%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.64%) TOGAF
9 10 (5.13%) Change Management
9 10 (5.13%) Network Management
10 9 (4.62%) Coaching
10 9 (4.62%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.62%) Threat Management
11 8 (4.10%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 8 (4.10%) Network Architecture
11 8 (4.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.56%) Perl
2 5 (2.56%) SQL
3 4 (2.05%) Python
4 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.03%) C
4 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (32.82%) CCNP
3 52 (26.67%) CCNA
4 30 (15.38%) CCIE
5 20 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (6.15%) MCSE
7 12 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.10%) Degree
9 7 (3.59%) CCA
9 7 (3.59%) CCDP
9 7 (3.59%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.59%) MCP
10 5 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.54%) CCDA
12 3 (1.54%) CISSP
12 3 (1.54%) PMP
12 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 43 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.62%) NDS
5 7 (3.59%) Firmware
6 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.03%) vSphere
7 2 (1.03%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) FortiGate
1 11 (5.64%) Nagios
2 10 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.56%) SCCM
5 4 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.54%) EnCase
6 3 (1.54%) Nessus
6 3 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.03%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.03%) Cacti
7 2 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.51%) Puppet
8 1 (0.51%) SCOM
8 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (66.67%) Cisco
2 51 (26.15%) CheckPoint
3 39 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (15.38%) Juniper
5 19 (9.74%) Palo Alto
5 19 (9.74%) VMware
6 18 (9.23%) F5
7 16 (8.21%) Riverbed
8 13 (6.67%) Citrix
9 12 (6.15%) Novell
10 11 (5.64%) Fortinet
11 10 (5.13%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.62%) HP
13 8 (4.10%) Sourcefire
14 7 (3.59%) Aruba
14 7 (3.59%) Brocade
14 7 (3.59%) Meraki
15 6 (3.08%) Avaya
15 6 (3.08%) Infoblox
16 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
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