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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 527 524 523
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 86 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.24% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 31
Median daily rate £350 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
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
7857 7472 6674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.66% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4845 4263 3626
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 451 372
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 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
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 1 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 +3 25 £325 -1.51% 8
London -24 15 £425 +37.09% 6
East of England +12 11 £288 +8.49% 1
South West +10 10 £338 -
West Midlands -24 8 £256 -16.32% 2
North West -1 6 £338 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire 0 5 £395 +12.85% 1
North East - 4 £351 -
Midlands - 1 - -
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 123 (71.51%) LAN
2 104 (60.47%) Cisco
3 95 (55.23%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (44.19%) WAN
5 68 (39.53%) Wireless
6 63 (36.63%) CCNP
7 49 (28.49%) Firewall
8 44 (25.58%) CCNA
9 35 (20.35%) VPN
10 34 (19.77%) Telecoms
11 30 (17.44%) VoIP
12 26 (15.12%) HP
13 25 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (13.37%) Windows
14 23 (13.37%) MPLS
14 23 (13.37%) Data Centre
15 22 (12.79%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (12.79%) VLAN
16 20 (11.63%) ITIL
17 19 (11.05%) DNS
17 19 (11.05%) DHCP
18 17 (9.88%) Active Directory
18 17 (9.88%) EIGRP
18 17 (9.88%) BGP
18 17 (9.88%) Project Management
19 16 (9.30%) OSPF
19 16 (9.30%) VMware
19 16 (9.30%) Security Cleared
19 16 (9.30%) Network Security
20 15 (8.72%) SolarWinds

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 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.74%) MS Office
4 2 (1.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (71.51%) LAN
2 76 (44.19%) WAN
3 68 (39.53%) Wireless
4 49 (28.49%) Firewall
5 35 (20.35%) VPN
6 30 (17.44%) VoIP
7 25 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (13.37%) MPLS
9 22 (12.79%) VLAN
9 22 (12.79%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (11.05%) DHCP
10 19 (11.05%) DNS
11 17 (9.88%) BGP
11 17 (9.88%) EIGRP
12 16 (9.30%) Network Security
12 16 (9.30%) OSPF
13 15 (8.72%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (8.72%) TCP/IP
14 14 (8.14%) IPsec
14 14 (8.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) 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 34 (19.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.98%) Finance
3 7 (4.07%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (40.70%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (13.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (12.21%) Architect
5 16 (9.30%) Analyst
5 16 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 13 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Network Analyst
7 12 (6.98%) Network Architect
7 12 (6.98%) Wireless Engineer
8 11 (6.40%) WLAN Engineer
9 10 (5.81%) LAN Engineer
9 10 (5.81%) RF Engineer
9 10 (5.81%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) RF Test Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (4.07%) Consultant
13 6 (3.49%) Network Consultant
13 6 (3.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.16%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.37%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.65%) Replication
4 5 (2.91%) NHS
5 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.33%) Blog
5 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.16%) IVR
6 2 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) CCTV
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) DataPower
7 1 (0.58%) Economics
7 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Windows
2 12 (6.98%) Linux
3 11 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.16%) Unix
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.58%) MVS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.63%) ITIL
2 17 (9.88%) Project Management
3 11 (6.40%) Service Delivery
3 11 (6.40%) Service Management
4 10 (5.81%) Migration
5 9 (5.23%) Network Design
6 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (3.49%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.49%) Time Management
9 5 (2.91%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (2.33%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.33%) Network Management
11 3 (1.74%) MODAF
11 3 (1.74%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (1.74%) TOGAF
11 3 (1.74%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.91%) SQL
2 4 (2.33%) Perl
2 4 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (0.58%) Lisp
3 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (55.23%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (36.63%) CCNP
3 44 (25.58%) CCNA
4 16 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.56%) CCIE
7 8 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.49%) CCDP
9 5 (2.91%) CWNA
10 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.33%) MCP
10 4 (2.33%) MCSE
10 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.74%) CCDA
11 3 (1.74%) Degree
12 2 (1.16%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.16%) CWNE
13 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) SLA
2 6 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.49%) QA
3 4 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) DFS Replication
2 8 (4.65%) XenApp
2 8 (4.65%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.07%) VMware ESX
3 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.07%) VMware Server
4 5 (2.91%) Xen
5 3 (1.74%) Firmware
6 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) Samba
7 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) SCCM
2 9 (5.23%) SCOM
3 8 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (4.65%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.91%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.74%) TrustSec
7 2 (1.16%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.16%) OPNET
8 1 (0.58%) Cacti
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.58%) DameWare
8 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.58%) WSUS
8 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 104 (60.47%) Cisco
2 26 (15.12%) HP
3 16 (9.30%) VMware
4 15 (8.72%) Juniper
4 15 (8.72%) SolarWinds
5 13 (7.56%) CheckPoint
5 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.56%) Nortel
6 11 (6.40%) Citrix
6 11 (6.40%) F5
7 10 (5.81%) Aruba
7 10 (5.81%) Meraki
8 9 (5.23%) NetApp
9 8 (4.65%) Avaya
10 6 (3.49%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.49%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.91%) Siemens
12 4 (2.33%) Genesys
12 4 (2.33%) Huawei
12 4 (2.33%) Motorola
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