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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 526 490 503
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Contract jobs citing WLAN 105 117 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.59% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 43
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £396 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
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
8068 7376 6687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.29% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4275 3606
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 393
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East -16 25 £325 -1.51% 8
London -22 23 £456 +46.00% 13
East of England +30 20 £275 +3.77% 5
West Midlands -20 14 £290 -7.20% 1
South West +8 8 - - 2
North West -4 8 £350 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire +4 4 £400 +17.64% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 150 (73.53%) LAN
2 122 (59.80%) Cisco
3 106 (51.96%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (48.04%) WAN
5 75 (36.76%) Wireless
6 68 (33.33%) CCNP
7 63 (30.88%) Firewall
8 57 (27.94%) CCNA
9 39 (19.12%) VPN
10 35 (17.16%) Telecoms
11 31 (15.20%) VoIP
12 30 (14.71%) VLAN
13 29 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (13.24%) HP
14 27 (13.24%) Windows
15 26 (12.75%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (12.25%) Data Centre
17 23 (11.27%) Juniper
18 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
19 21 (10.29%) OSPF
19 21 (10.29%) BGP
19 21 (10.29%) Security Cleared
20 20 (9.80%) MPLS
20 20 (9.80%) DNS
21 19 (9.31%) DHCP
21 19 (9.31%) Active Directory
21 19 (9.31%) ITIL
21 19 (9.31%) EIGRP
21 19 (9.31%) CheckPoint
21 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared

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 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.41%) MS Office
3 6 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (73.53%) LAN
2 98 (48.04%) WAN
3 75 (36.76%) Wireless
4 63 (30.88%) Firewall
5 39 (19.12%) VPN
6 31 (15.20%) VoIP
7 30 (14.71%) VLAN
8 29 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (12.75%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (10.29%) BGP
10 21 (10.29%) OSPF
11 20 (9.80%) DNS
11 20 (9.80%) MPLS
12 19 (9.31%) DHCP
12 19 (9.31%) EIGRP
13 18 (8.82%) Network Security
14 17 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
14 17 (8.33%) Internet
14 17 (8.33%) LTE
15 16 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 35 (17.16%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.37%) Finance
3 7 (3.43%) Retail
4 5 (2.45%) Electronics
5 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (36.27%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.71%) Architect
3 27 (13.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 26 (12.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Analyst
5 20 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.31%) Network Architect
7 17 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 14 (6.86%) Network Analyst
8 14 (6.86%) Wireless Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) RF Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 11 (5.39%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.39%) WLAN Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) LAN Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Consultant
12 8 (3.92%) RF Test Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.43%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.39%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.47%) Middleware
2 3 (1.47%) Web Services
3 2 (0.98%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.90%) NHS
3 9 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.92%) Replication
5 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.96%) Blog
6 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.47%) Economics
7 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) DataPower
8 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.98%) IVR
8 2 (0.98%) Statistics
9 1 (0.49%) CCTV
9 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.49%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.24%) Windows
2 15 (7.35%) Linux
3 12 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.43%) Unix
6 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.47%) MVS
7 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.31%) ITIL
2 17 (8.33%) Project Management
3 12 (5.88%) Migration
3 12 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.39%) Load Balancing
4 11 (5.39%) Network Design
4 11 (5.39%) Service Management
4 11 (5.39%) Strategic Planning
5 9 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (3.43%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (3.43%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.43%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 6 (2.94%) Time Management
9 5 (2.45%) Network Management
9 5 (2.45%) SOA
10 4 (1.96%) ITIL V3
10 4 (1.96%) Problem Management
10 4 (1.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.45%) SQL
2 4 (1.96%) Perl
2 4 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (0.49%) Lisp
3 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (51.96%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (33.33%) CCNP
3 57 (27.94%) CCNA
4 21 (10.29%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.86%) CCIE
7 9 (4.41%) MCP
7 9 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.92%) CCDP
8 8 (3.92%) MCSE
8 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.43%) CCA
9 7 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.45%) CWNA
11 4 (1.96%) CCDA
11 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.47%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.98%) CCSE
13 2 (0.98%) CWNE
13 2 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.94%) QA
3 5 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.92%) DFS Replication
2 8 (3.92%) Firmware
2 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.92%) XenApp
2 8 (3.92%) XenDesktop
3 7 (3.43%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.43%) VMware Server
4 5 (2.45%) Xen
5 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) Samba
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) SCCM
1 9 (4.41%) SCOM
2 8 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (3.92%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.94%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.47%) OPNET
4 3 (1.47%) TrustSec
5 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.98%) Cacti
5 2 (0.98%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.49%) DameWare
6 1 (0.49%) EnCase
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) WSUS
6 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 122 (59.80%) Cisco
2 27 (13.24%) HP
3 23 (11.27%) Juniper
4 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (9.31%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.33%) VMware
7 13 (6.37%) Nortel
7 13 (6.37%) SolarWinds
8 12 (5.88%) Citrix
8 12 (5.88%) Meraki
9 11 (5.39%) Aruba
9 11 (5.39%) F5
10 9 (4.41%) Avaya
10 9 (4.41%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.41%) NetApp
11 6 (2.94%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.94%) Brocade
11 6 (2.94%) Riverbed
11 6 (2.94%) Siemens
12 5 (2.45%) Palo Alto
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