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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 487 536 498
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -38
Contract jobs citing WLAN 116 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.18% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 55 66
Median daily rate £350 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £19.00 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
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
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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
London +28 52 £370 -4.51% 6
South East +23 24 £362 -12.30% 7
East of England +9 20 £320 -28.88% 1
Yorkshire +24 7 £335 -4.28%
West Midlands -18 4 £250 +9.89% 3
South West +6 2 £390 - 2
East Midlands +3 2 - - 2
North West -6 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £475 -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 222 (85.71%) LAN
2 175 (67.57%) WAN
3 165 (63.71%) Cisco
4 123 (47.49%) Firewall
5 119 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (34.75%) Wireless
7 79 (30.50%) CCNP
8 59 (22.78%) CCNA
9 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
10 52 (20.08%) Active Directory
10 52 (20.08%) CheckPoint
11 51 (19.69%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (19.31%) VPN
13 48 (18.53%) Windows
14 44 (16.99%) Data Centre
15 43 (16.60%) Juniper
16 42 (16.22%) OSPF
16 42 (16.22%) Migration
17 41 (15.83%) VLAN
18 40 (15.44%) BGP
19 39 (15.06%) Internet
19 39 (15.06%) Cisco Nexus
20 36 (13.90%) DHCP
21 35 (13.51%) DNS
21 35 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
22 33 (12.74%) TCP/IP
23 32 (12.36%) Network Security
24 31 (11.97%) Linux
24 31 (11.97%) SAN
24 31 (11.97%) CCIE

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 12 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.70%) GroupWise
5 6 (2.32%) Apache
5 6 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (9.65%) MS Office
2 19 (7.34%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.41%) Office 365
3 12 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.16%) SaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 222 (85.71%) LAN
2 175 (67.57%) WAN
3 123 (47.49%) Firewall
4 90 (34.75%) Wireless
5 51 (19.69%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (19.31%) VPN
7 42 (16.22%) OSPF
8 41 (15.83%) VLAN
9 40 (15.44%) BGP
10 39 (15.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 39 (15.06%) Internet
11 36 (13.90%) DHCP
12 35 (13.51%) DNS
13 33 (12.74%) TCP/IP
14 32 (12.36%) Network Security
15 31 (11.97%) SAN
16 30 (11.58%) VoIP
17 27 (10.42%) MPLS
18 25 (9.65%) EIGRP
18 25 (9.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (7.34%) Finance
1 19 (7.34%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.93%) Marketing
3 5 (1.93%) Retail
4 4 (1.54%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) Games
5 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 91 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 38 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (13.51%) Analyst
4 32 (12.36%) Architect
5 31 (11.97%) Cisco Engineer
6 28 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 24 (9.27%) Network Analyst
8 19 (7.34%) Network Architect
9 13 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.25%) Wireless Engineer
11 10 (3.86%) LAN Engineer
11 10 (3.86%) Migration Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Administrator
12 9 (3.47%) Designer
12 9 (3.47%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.47%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Wireless Network Engineer
13 8 (3.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.79%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.32%) J2EE
3 3 (1.16%) CSS
3 3 (1.16%) Middleware
3 3 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.39%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.39%) WAP
4 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.65%) NHS
4 9 (3.47%) Clustering
5 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.09%) Replication
6 5 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.16%) Economics
8 3 (1.16%) iPhone
8 3 (1.16%) PKI
8 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.77%) DataPower
9 2 (0.77%) PMI
9 2 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.77%) Social Media
9 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.53%) Windows
2 31 (11.97%) Linux
3 17 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (5.79%) Unix
5 13 (5.02%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.54%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.16%) Android
7 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.16%) MVS
7 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.22%) Migration
2 35 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
3 30 (11.58%) ITIL
4 26 (10.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 21 (8.11%) Network Design
6 19 (7.34%) Data Analysis
7 15 (5.79%) Problem Management
8 14 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.02%) Load Balancing
10 12 (4.63%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.25%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (3.86%) Project Management
13 9 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.47%) Network Management
13 9 (3.47%) Threat Management
14 8 (3.09%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (3.09%) Network Architecture
14 8 (3.09%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.93%) SQL
2 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (30.50%) CCNP
3 59 (22.78%) CCNA
4 31 (11.97%) CCIE
5 28 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.72%) SC Cleared
7 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (6.95%) MCSE
9 15 (5.79%) MCP
10 14 (5.41%) CCA
10 14 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.70%) CCDP
13 5 (1.93%) CCDA
13 5 (1.93%) CCVP
13 5 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.54%) CCSA
14 4 (1.54%) CISSP
14 4 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.70%) SLA
3 6 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 52 (20.08%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.02%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.25%) Firmware
5 10 (3.86%) XenApp
6 9 (3.47%) NDS
7 8 (3.09%) DFS Replication
7 8 (3.09%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.70%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.93%) Xen
10 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.77%) BIND 9
11 2 (0.77%) vSphere
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (5.79%) FortiGate
2 14 (5.41%) SCCM
3 10 (3.86%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (3.86%) SCOM
4 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (3.09%) SCVMM
4 8 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.32%) Cacti
5 6 (2.32%) Nagios
6 5 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.16%) Nessus
7 3 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.77%) EnCase
8 2 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.77%) OPNET
9 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 165 (63.71%) Cisco
2 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
3 52 (20.08%) CheckPoint
4 43 (16.60%) Juniper
5 28 (10.81%) VMware
6 24 (9.27%) HP
7 21 (8.11%) F5
8 20 (7.72%) Palo Alto
9 18 (6.95%) Citrix
10 17 (6.56%) SolarWinds
11 16 (6.18%) Fortinet
12 13 (5.02%) Brocade
13 12 (4.63%) Meraki
13 12 (4.63%) Novell
13 12 (4.63%) Riverbed
14 11 (4.25%) Aruba
15 9 (3.47%) Blue Coat
15 9 (3.47%) Sourcefire
16 8 (3.09%) NetApp
17 6 (2.32%) Symantec
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