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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 451 476 458
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing WLAN 106 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 1.06% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 38
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£370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £268 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £483 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £18.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £93.75 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +44.73%
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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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
South East +20 43 £325 -7.14% 7
London +28 37 £400 +6.66% 7
South West -10 12 £325 -3.70% 1
North West - 6 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -5 5 £350 -24.73% 2
East of England -7 2 £320 +4.06% 2
East Midlands +14 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 167 (81.86%) LAN
2 148 (72.55%) Cisco
3 123 (60.29%) Wireless
4 122 (59.80%) WAN
5 97 (47.55%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (44.12%) Firewall
7 74 (36.27%) CCNP
8 58 (28.43%) MPLS
9 55 (26.96%) VPN
10 52 (25.49%) BGP
11 47 (23.04%) F5
12 45 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
13 44 (21.57%) OSPF
14 42 (20.59%) EIGRP
15 40 (19.61%) HP
15 40 (19.61%) Windows
16 39 (19.12%) CheckPoint
17 37 (18.14%) CCNA
17 37 (18.14%) VoIP
18 34 (16.67%) Telecoms
19 33 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
20 32 (15.69%) Juniper
20 32 (15.69%) Microsoft
20 32 (15.69%) DHCP
21 31 (15.20%) SAN
22 29 (14.22%) VMware
22 29 (14.22%) VLAN
23 27 (13.24%) TCP/IP
23 27 (13.24%) ITIL
24 26 (12.75%) DNS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.94%) Lync
6 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) MS Office
2 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 167 (81.86%) LAN
2 123 (60.29%) Wireless
3 122 (59.80%) WAN
4 90 (44.12%) Firewall
5 58 (28.43%) MPLS
6 55 (26.96%) VPN
7 52 (25.49%) BGP
8 45 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
9 44 (21.57%) OSPF
10 42 (20.59%) EIGRP
11 37 (18.14%) VoIP
12 33 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (15.69%) DHCP
14 31 (15.20%) SAN
15 29 (14.22%) VLAN
16 27 (13.24%) TCP/IP
17 26 (12.75%) DNS
18 23 (11.27%) Wi-Fi
19 22 (10.78%) IPsec
20 19 (9.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) MySQL
1 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Android Studio
1 1 (0.49%) GitLab
1 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 34 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.84%) Finance
3 12 (5.88%) Retail
4 8 (3.92%) Law
5 6 (2.94%) Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (40.20%) Network Engineer
2 33 (16.18%) Architect
3 29 (14.22%) Analyst
4 20 (9.80%) Design Engineer
5 19 (9.31%) Network Analyst
6 17 (8.33%) Consultant
7 16 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.37%) Wireless Engineer
8 13 (6.37%) Network Design Engineer
9 10 (4.90%) Network Consultant
10 9 (4.41%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.41%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.92%) Operations Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (2.45%) Network Operations Analyst
14 5 (2.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) Android SDK
1 1 (0.49%) SyncML
1 1 (0.49%) Middleware
1 1 (0.49%) WAP
1 1 (0.49%) HTML
1 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.37%) SecurID
2 9 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.92%) Clustering
3 8 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.96%) Handset
4 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.47%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.47%) EPoS
5 3 (1.47%) PKI
6 2 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) EMV
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) AS400
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) CCTV
7 1 (0.49%) Life Science
7 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.61%) Windows
2 19 (9.31%) Linux
3 17 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.35%) UNIX
5 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.43%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) bada
8 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.24%) ITIL
2 25 (12.25%) Network Design
3 20 (9.80%) Load Balancing
4 15 (7.35%) Validation
5 14 (6.86%) Migration
6 12 (5.88%) eTOM
7 11 (5.39%) Network Management
7 11 (5.39%) TOGAF
8 8 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.92%) Change Management
9 7 (3.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.43%) Demand Forecasting
9 7 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (2.94%) Project Management
10 6 (2.94%) Network Architecture
11 5 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.41%) Lisp
2 3 (1.47%) Java
2 3 (1.47%) SQL
3 2 (0.98%) VB
4 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (47.55%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (36.27%) CCNP
3 37 (18.14%) CCNA
4 24 (11.76%) CCIE
5 19 (9.31%) CCDP
6 16 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 15 (7.35%) Degree
8 14 (6.86%) SC Cleared
9 11 (5.39%) CISSP
10 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.92%) HP ASE
12 6 (2.94%) CCVP
12 6 (2.94%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.94%) MCSE
13 5 (2.45%) HP MASE
14 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.47%) ACSP
14 3 (1.47%) CCIP
15 2 (0.98%) CCSE
15 2 (0.98%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.92%) SLA
3 4 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.92%) VMware Server
5 6 (2.94%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.98%) Snort
6 2 (0.98%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) UAG
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (3.43%) OPNET
3 6 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.96%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.47%) SCCM
5 3 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.98%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 148 (72.55%) Cisco
2 47 (23.04%) F5
3 40 (19.61%) HP
4 39 (19.12%) CheckPoint
5 32 (15.69%) Juniper
5 32 (15.69%) Microsoft
6 29 (14.22%) VMware
7 23 (11.27%) Aruba
8 21 (10.29%) Fortinet
9 20 (9.80%) Avaya
10 17 (8.33%) Riverbed
11 16 (7.84%) Blue Coat
12 15 (7.35%) CA
13 12 (5.88%) BMC
13 12 (5.88%) TippingPoint
13 12 (5.88%) Meraki
14 11 (5.39%) AlgoSec
14 11 (5.39%) Tufin
14 11 (5.39%) Citrix
15 10 (4.90%) Brocade
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