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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 494 515 476
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Contract jobs citing WLAN 85 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 21
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£350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £239 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 - £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 - £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £19.00
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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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 34 £375 +7.14% 9
South East -2 22 £343 -29.74% 4
West Midlands +1 13 £313 +27.55% 2
East Midlands -3 8 £425 +165.62% 2
East of England +9 5 £275 -18.51% 9
Yorkshire -10 5 £350 +7.69%
South West +10 1 - - 4
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 131 (77.51%) LAN
2 126 (74.56%) Cisco
3 107 (63.31%) WAN
4 98 (57.99%) Wireless
5 89 (52.66%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (47.34%) Firewall
7 63 (37.28%) CCNP
8 60 (35.50%) MPLS
9 50 (29.59%) VPN
9 50 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (27.81%) BGP
11 45 (26.63%) CCNA
12 44 (26.04%) F5
13 42 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (24.26%) OSPF
15 40 (23.67%) VoIP
15 40 (23.67%) Windows
16 38 (22.49%) EIGRP
17 36 (21.30%) Telecoms
18 35 (20.71%) Juniper
19 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
19 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
20 31 (18.34%) CheckPoint
21 29 (17.16%) VMware
22 28 (16.57%) ITIL
23 27 (15.98%) VLAN
23 27 (15.98%) Security Cleared
24 25 (14.79%) Fortinet
25 24 (14.20%) Blue Coat
25 24 (14.20%) SAN

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.37%) Lync
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) SaaS
1 6 (3.55%) Google Apps
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Yammer
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 131 (77.51%) LAN
2 107 (63.31%) WAN
3 98 (57.99%) Wireless
4 80 (47.34%) Firewall
5 60 (35.50%) MPLS
6 50 (29.59%) VPN
6 50 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (27.81%) BGP
8 42 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (24.26%) OSPF
10 40 (23.67%) VoIP
11 38 (22.49%) EIGRP
12 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
13 27 (15.98%) VLAN
14 24 (14.20%) SAN
15 23 (13.61%) Ethernet
16 22 (13.02%) SSL
17 20 (11.83%) Network Security
18 19 (11.24%) HSRP
18 19 (11.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) MySQL
2 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (21.30%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.10%) Finance
3 10 (5.92%) Retail
4 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.96%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (44.38%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.38%) Architect
3 20 (11.83%) Analyst
4 18 (10.65%) Design Engineer
5 14 (8.28%) Network Design Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Wireless Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.33%) Consultant
10 8 (4.73%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Network Support
11 7 (4.14%) Network Specialist
11 7 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.14%) Network Consultant
12 6 (3.55%) Network Designer
12 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) CSS
2 5 (2.96%) XMPP
3 4 (2.37%) HTML
4 3 (1.78%) Ajax
5 1 (0.59%) SyncML
5 1 (0.59%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) WAP
5 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (6.51%) PKI
3 10 (5.92%) SecurID
4 6 (3.55%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.55%) iPhone
5 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.78%) Handset
7 2 (1.18%) e-Health
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) BYOD
7 2 (1.18%) Eurex
7 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.67%) Windows
2 22 (13.02%) Linux
3 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.73%) Android
5 7 (4.14%) UNIX
6 6 (3.55%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.78%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.59%) bada
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.57%) ITIL
2 21 (12.43%) Load Balancing
2 21 (12.43%) Validation
3 20 (11.83%) Network Design
4 18 (10.65%) Migration
5 15 (8.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (5.92%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (5.92%) eTOM
7 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.14%) Project Management
8 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.55%) Service Management
9 6 (3.55%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.55%) Network Management
9 6 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.96%) Low Latency
10 5 (2.96%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (2.96%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.10%) Lisp
2 5 (2.96%) Python
3 4 (2.37%) Java
4 3 (1.78%) Perl
4 3 (1.78%) PHP
4 3 (1.78%) VB
5 2 (1.18%) C
5 2 (1.18%) VC++
5 2 (1.18%) SQL
5 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 89 (52.66%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (37.28%) CCNP
3 45 (26.63%) CCNA
4 27 (15.98%) Security Cleared
5 22 (13.02%) CCIE
6 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 19 (11.24%) CCDP
7 13 (7.69%) Degree
8 12 (7.10%) DV Cleared
9 11 (6.51%) CCIP
10 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (5.33%) CISSP
11 9 (5.33%) MCSE
12 5 (2.96%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.78%) MCP
14 2 (1.18%) MCSA
14 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.18%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.18%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.55%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.37%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) OPNET
2 10 (5.92%) TrustSec
3 9 (5.33%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (4.73%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.18%) SCCM
5 2 (1.18%) SCOM
5 2 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (74.56%) Cisco
2 44 (26.04%) F5
3 35 (20.71%) Juniper
4 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
5 31 (18.34%) CheckPoint
6 29 (17.16%) VMware
7 25 (14.79%) Fortinet
8 24 (14.20%) Blue Coat
9 23 (13.61%) HP
10 20 (11.83%) BMC
11 16 (9.47%) McAfee
12 13 (7.69%) Avaya
12 13 (7.69%) SolarWinds
13 12 (7.10%) CA
14 11 (6.51%) TippingPoint
15 10 (5.92%) Motorola
16 9 (5.33%) NetApp
16 9 (5.33%) Tufin
16 9 (5.33%) AlgoSec
17 8 (4.73%) Polycom
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