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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 521 535 551
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs citing WLAN 93 89 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.17% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 26
Median daily rate £348 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +44.44%
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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +21 43 £325 -5.10% 3
East of England +13 11 £400 +50.94%
London -18 10 £365 -2.66% 9
South West +3 8 £338 - 4
West Midlands -15 7 £363 +16.00%
Yorkshire +10 5 £395 +12.85% 4
North East - 5 £357 -
North West - 3 £250 - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 121 (70.76%) LAN
2 111 (64.91%) Cisco
3 96 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (48.54%) Wireless
5 69 (40.35%) WAN
6 65 (38.01%) CCNP
7 55 (32.16%) Firewall
8 41 (23.98%) CCNA
9 38 (22.22%) VPN
9 38 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 30 (17.54%) VoIP
11 28 (16.37%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (15.20%) HP
13 25 (14.62%) MPLS
14 22 (12.87%) EIGRP
14 22 (12.87%) DNS
15 21 (12.28%) OSPF
15 21 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (11.70%) BGP
17 19 (11.11%) Project Management
17 19 (11.11%) TCP/IP
17 19 (11.11%) DHCP
17 19 (11.11%) ITIL
18 18 (10.53%) IPsec
18 18 (10.53%) Data Centre
19 17 (9.94%) CheckPoint
20 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
20 16 (9.36%) Aruba
21 15 (8.77%) LTE
21 15 (8.77%) Internet

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 2 (1.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.58%) Apache
2 1 (0.58%) Node.js
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.75%) MS Office
4 2 (1.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 121 (70.76%) LAN
2 83 (48.54%) Wireless
3 69 (40.35%) WAN
4 55 (32.16%) Firewall
5 38 (22.22%) VPN
6 30 (17.54%) VoIP
7 28 (16.37%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (14.62%) MPLS
9 22 (12.87%) DNS
9 22 (12.87%) EIGRP
10 21 (12.28%) OSPF
10 21 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (11.70%) BGP
12 19 (11.11%) DHCP
12 19 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 18 (10.53%) IPsec
14 15 (8.77%) Internet
14 15 (8.77%) LTE
15 14 (8.19%) Cisco Wireless
15 14 (8.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 38 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.85%) Finance
3 6 (3.51%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
5 2 (1.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (46.20%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (14.04%) Architect
3 24 (14.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Test Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Analyst
6 14 (8.19%) Network Architect
7 13 (7.60%) Network Analyst
8 10 (5.85%) LAN Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) RF Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) WLAN Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) RF Test Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.51%) Voice Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.02%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.17%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) J2EE
3 1 (0.58%) JSON
3 1 (0.58%) OAuth
3 1 (0.58%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.58%) OpenID
3 1 (0.58%) REST
3 1 (0.58%) RESTful
3 1 (0.58%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.34%) Blog
3 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.17%) IVR
4 2 (1.17%) NHS
4 2 (1.17%) PKI
4 2 (1.17%) Statistics
5 1 (0.58%) CCTV
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) Clustering
5 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.58%) DataPower
5 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.58%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.43%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 6 (3.51%) Unix
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.11%) ITIL
1 19 (11.11%) Project Management
2 10 (5.85%) Network Design
2 10 (5.85%) Service Management
3 9 (5.26%) Migration
3 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.68%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (4.09%) Load Balancing
5 7 (4.09%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (3.51%) Network Architecture
7 5 (2.92%) High Availability
7 5 (2.92%) Network Management
8 4 (2.34%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.75%) Change Control
9 3 (1.75%) Change Management
9 3 (1.75%) MODAF
9 3 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.75%) TOGAF
9 3 (1.75%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.92%) Perl
1 5 (2.92%) Python
2 3 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.58%) Lisp
3 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (38.01%) CCNP
3 41 (23.98%) CCNA
4 14 (8.19%) CCIE
4 14 (8.19%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.51%) Degree
7 5 (2.92%) CCDP
7 5 (2.92%) CWNA
7 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.75%) MCP
9 2 (1.17%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.17%) CWNE
9 2 (1.17%) MCSE
9 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.58%) CCSE
10 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.34%) QA
4 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.75%) Firmware
3 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.75%) SCCM
3 3 (1.75%) TrustSec
4 2 (1.17%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.17%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.17%) OPNET
5 1 (0.58%) DameWare
5 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
5 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (64.91%) Cisco
2 26 (15.20%) HP
3 17 (9.94%) CheckPoint
4 16 (9.36%) Aruba
4 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.19%) Avaya
5 14 (8.19%) Juniper
6 13 (7.60%) Meraki
6 13 (7.60%) Nortel
7 12 (7.02%) F5
7 12 (7.02%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.68%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.09%) Brocade
9 7 (4.09%) Riverbed
9 7 (4.09%) VMware
10 6 (3.51%) NetScout
10 6 (3.51%) Siemens
11 4 (2.34%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.34%) Genesys
12 3 (1.75%) BT
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