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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 463 484 466
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing WLAN 120 73 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 1.10% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 60
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£375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.67%
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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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +42 55 £438 +11.11% 14
South East +7 26 £275 +52.77% 9
Yorkshire +12 14 £325 - 2
East of England -27 7 £375 -6.25% 2
West Midlands - 6 £155 - 2
North West -1 5 £400 -6.43% 2
South West -34 1 - -
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 119 (75.80%) LAN
2 104 (66.24%) Cisco
3 94 (59.87%) Wireless
4 80 (50.96%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (44.59%) WAN
6 64 (40.76%) CCNP
7 45 (28.66%) Windows
7 45 (28.66%) Firewall
8 42 (26.75%) VPN
9 32 (20.38%) BGP
9 32 (20.38%) DNS
10 30 (19.11%) DHCP
11 29 (18.47%) HP
11 29 (18.47%) Network Design
12 27 (17.20%) Active Directory
12 27 (17.20%) TCP/IP
13 26 (16.56%) Finance
14 25 (15.92%) VMware
14 25 (15.92%) Juniper
15 24 (15.29%) SAN
15 24 (15.29%) CCNA
15 24 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
16 23 (14.65%) EIGRP
17 22 (14.01%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (13.38%) OSPF
18 21 (13.38%) CheckPoint
18 21 (13.38%) VoIP
18 21 (13.38%) Linux
19 20 (12.74%) Cisco IOS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.01%) Lync
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.64%) Site Server
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (75.80%) LAN
2 94 (59.87%) Wireless
3 70 (44.59%) WAN
4 45 (28.66%) Firewall
5 42 (26.75%) VPN
6 32 (20.38%) BGP
6 32 (20.38%) DNS
7 30 (19.11%) DHCP
8 27 (17.20%) TCP/IP
9 24 (15.29%) SAN
9 24 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (14.65%) EIGRP
11 22 (14.01%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (13.38%) OSPF
12 21 (13.38%) VoIP
13 20 (12.74%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (12.10%) VLAN
15 18 (11.46%) IPsec
16 16 (10.19%) MPLS
17 13 (8.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (16.56%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.73%) Retail
3 7 (4.46%) Legal
4 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.91%) Front Office
5 3 (1.91%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (26.11%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Architect
3 18 (11.46%) Consultant
4 12 (7.64%) Analyst
5 11 (7.01%) Network Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Network Consultant
7 8 (5.10%) Network Manager
7 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Network Support
8 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.46%) Network Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.82%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.18%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) WAP
2 2 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) SyncML
3 1 (0.64%) SOAP
3 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Hedge funds
2 9 (5.73%) Clustering
3 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) CCTV
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.27%) EPoS
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.64%) iSeries
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.64%) FMCG
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Handset
7 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.66%) Windows
2 21 (13.38%) Linux
3 15 (9.55%) Windows 7
4 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.37%) Mac OS X
5 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.27%) UNIX
7 2 (1.27%) Solaris
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) bada
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.47%) Network Design
2 17 (10.83%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.19%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (9.55%) Network Architecture
5 14 (8.92%) ITIL
6 10 (6.37%) Project Management
7 7 (4.46%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.46%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.82%) BCP
8 6 (3.82%) Identity Management
8 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.82%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (3.82%) Analytics
9 5 (3.18%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (2.55%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.91%) TOGAF
12 2 (1.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) Lisp
2 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.27%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) R
4 1 (0.64%) C
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 80 (50.96%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (40.76%) CCNP
3 24 (15.29%) CCNA
4 19 (12.10%) CCIE
5 15 (9.55%) CCDP
6 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.46%) CCVP
7 7 (4.46%) Degree
8 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.82%) ACSP
8 6 (3.82%) HP ASE
9 5 (3.18%) MCSE
10 2 (1.27%) CISSP
10 2 (1.27%) CCSE
11 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.64%) MCDST
11 1 (0.64%) MCTS
11 1 (0.64%) ISEB
11 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.82%) vSphere
5 4 (2.55%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.55%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.91%) UAG
7 1 (0.64%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (4.46%) SCOrch
3 6 (3.82%) OPNET
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.64%) OpenView
5 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 104 (66.24%) Cisco
2 29 (18.47%) HP
3 25 (15.92%) VMware
3 25 (15.92%) Juniper
4 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.38%) CheckPoint
6 20 (12.74%) F5
7 15 (9.55%) Citrix
8 14 (8.92%) Aruba
9 13 (8.28%) Blue Coat
10 11 (7.01%) TippingPoint
10 11 (7.01%) BMC
11 9 (5.73%) Motorola
11 9 (5.73%) Dell
12 8 (5.10%) Meraki
12 8 (5.10%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.82%) Avaya
13 6 (3.82%) Mitel
13 6 (3.82%) AirMagnet
14 5 (3.18%) SolarWinds
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