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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 525 527 554
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing WLAN 96 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.95% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 26
Average daily rate £350 £370 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -4.16%
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
7709 7577 6678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 14.97% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 4188 3589
Average daily rate £393 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 401 377
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 38 £325 -19.75% 5
London -23 23 £358 -4.66% 3
East of England +18 12 £413 +42.24% 2
South West - 8 £338 - 3
North East - 5 £357 -
West Midlands -16 4 £344 -23.61% 1
North West - 4 £225 - 3
Yorkshire -7 2 £390 +11.42% 1
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 114 (67.06%) LAN
2 112 (65.88%) Cisco
3 89 (52.35%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (50.00%) Wireless
5 66 (38.82%) CCNP
6 65 (38.24%) WAN
7 53 (31.18%) Firewall
8 38 (22.35%) VPN
9 34 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 33 (19.41%) CCNA
11 29 (17.06%) HP
11 29 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (16.47%) DNS
12 28 (16.47%) VoIP
13 26 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (14.12%) ITIL
15 23 (13.53%) MPLS
16 22 (12.94%) DHCP
16 22 (12.94%) Aruba
17 21 (12.35%) OSPF
17 21 (12.35%) EIGRP
17 21 (12.35%) IPsec
18 20 (11.76%) LTE
18 20 (11.76%) Meraki
19 19 (11.18%) Cisco Wireless
20 18 (10.59%) BGP
20 18 (10.59%) Project Management
20 18 (10.59%) TCP/IP
21 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
22 16 (9.41%) 3G

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (2.35%) Node.js
2 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 114 (67.06%) LAN
2 85 (50.00%) Wireless
3 65 (38.24%) WAN
4 53 (31.18%) Firewall
5 38 (22.35%) VPN
6 29 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (16.47%) DNS
7 28 (16.47%) VoIP
8 26 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (13.53%) MPLS
10 22 (12.94%) DHCP
11 21 (12.35%) EIGRP
11 21 (12.35%) IPsec
11 21 (12.35%) OSPF
12 20 (11.76%) LTE
13 19 (11.18%) Cisco Wireless
14 18 (10.59%) BGP
14 18 (10.59%) TCP/IP
15 16 (9.41%) 3G
16 14 (8.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 34 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.06%) Finance
3 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (1.76%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (44.71%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.47%) Architect
3 25 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (14.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (9.41%) Network Architect
6 14 (8.24%) Analyst
7 13 (7.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.65%) Test Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Network Analyst
9 11 (6.47%) LAN Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.88%) RF Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) WLAN Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) RF Test Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) Wireless Engineer
13 7 (4.12%) Project Manager
14 6 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (3.53%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.06%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.35%) JSON
2 4 (2.35%) OAuth
2 4 (2.35%) OAuth2
2 4 (2.35%) OpenID
2 4 (2.35%) REST
2 4 (2.35%) RESTful
2 4 (2.35%) SAML
3 1 (0.59%) J2EE
3 1 (0.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.47%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Blog
4 4 (2.35%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.76%) Statistics
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) CCTV
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) DataPower
7 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.65%) Linux
2 12 (7.06%) Windows
3 11 (6.47%) Unix
4 4 (2.35%) Android
4 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.12%) ITIL
2 18 (10.59%) Project Management
3 15 (8.82%) Service Management
4 14 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.88%) Migration
7 9 (5.29%) Network Design
8 7 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.53%) Change Management
9 6 (3.53%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.53%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.53%) Network Management
10 5 (2.94%) High Availability
10 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (2.35%) Analytics
11 4 (2.35%) Coaching
11 4 (2.35%) Data Architecture
11 4 (2.35%) Data Mapping
11 4 (2.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.53%) SQL
2 5 (2.94%) Perl
2 5 (2.94%) Python
3 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (52.35%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (38.82%) CCNP
3 33 (19.41%) CCNA
4 15 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.65%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.06%) CCIE
6 12 (7.06%) Degree
7 5 (2.94%) CCDP
7 5 (2.94%) CWNA
7 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.18%) CWNE
8 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) MCSE
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) CCSA
9 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.35%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) Firmware
3 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.35%) SCCM
3 3 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.18%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.59%) DameWare
5 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.59%) OPNET
5 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (65.88%) Cisco
2 29 (17.06%) HP
3 22 (12.94%) Aruba
4 20 (11.76%) Meraki
5 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (9.41%) CheckPoint
7 15 (8.82%) Avaya
8 14 (8.24%) Nortel
9 13 (7.65%) Palo Alto
10 11 (6.47%) Juniper
10 11 (6.47%) VMware
11 10 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 9 (5.29%) F5
13 8 (4.71%) Siemens
14 7 (4.12%) Brocade
15 6 (3.53%) NetScout
15 6 (3.53%) Riverbed
16 5 (2.94%) Blue Coat
17 4 (2.35%) Genesys
17 4 (2.35%) Intel Security
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