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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 488 489 490
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 98 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.01% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 42
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£313 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £13.50 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -30.76%
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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
7344 6553 6343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.49% 13.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 3597 3312
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 362 498
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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
London -9 36 £315 -22.74% 11
South East -3 29 £330 +6.45% 12
West Midlands +7 11 £306 +97.58% 4
East of England +10 10 £265 - 2
East Midlands -2 5 £275 +71.87% 1
Yorkshire -21 5 £350 +7.69% 2
South West -7 3 £190 -45.71% 4
North West - 1 £300 - 2
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 124 (77.02%) LAN
2 110 (68.32%) Cisco
3 90 (55.90%) WAN
4 84 (52.17%) Wireless
5 73 (45.34%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (37.89%) Firewall
7 53 (32.92%) CCNP
8 49 (30.43%) Windows
9 45 (27.95%) BGP
10 42 (26.09%) TCP/IP
10 42 (26.09%) VPN
11 41 (25.47%) CCNA
11 41 (25.47%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (25.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (22.36%) Microsoft
12 36 (22.36%) MPLS
13 35 (21.74%) Active Directory
13 35 (21.74%) VMware
13 35 (21.74%) Data Centre
13 35 (21.74%) F5
14 32 (19.88%) VoIP
15 30 (18.63%) Juniper
15 30 (18.63%) OSPF
16 29 (18.01%) EIGRP
16 29 (18.01%) VLAN
17 27 (16.77%) DNS
18 25 (15.53%) Linux
18 25 (15.53%) SAN
19 23 (14.29%) DHCP
19 23 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (12.42%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.59%) Lync
5 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.83%) MS Office
3 6 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.45%) SaaS
2 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.97%) IaaS
3 8 (4.97%) PaaS
4 6 (3.73%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.86%) Yammer
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 124 (77.02%) LAN
2 90 (55.90%) WAN
3 84 (52.17%) Wireless
4 61 (37.89%) Firewall
5 45 (27.95%) BGP
6 42 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 42 (26.09%) VPN
7 41 (25.47%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (25.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 36 (22.36%) MPLS
9 32 (19.88%) VoIP
10 30 (18.63%) OSPF
11 29 (18.01%) EIGRP
11 29 (18.01%) VLAN
12 27 (16.77%) DNS
13 25 (15.53%) SAN
14 23 (14.29%) DHCP
15 20 (12.42%) DMVPN
16 19 (11.80%) HSRP
16 19 (11.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) MySQL
2 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.07%) Finance
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.86%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Publishing
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.29%) Architect
3 19 (11.80%) Analyst
4 13 (8.07%) Design Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Wireless Engineer
6 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (5.59%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.97%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Network Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Network Support
8 7 (4.35%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.48%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.70%) CSS
2 6 (3.73%) XMPP
3 3 (1.86%) HTML
3 3 (1.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.80%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.83%) PKI
4 6 (3.73%) iPhone
5 5 (3.11%) e-Health
6 3 (1.86%) Clustering
6 3 (1.86%) iPad
7 2 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.24%) Eurex
7 2 (1.24%) BYOD
7 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) AS400
8 1 (0.62%) SecurID
8 1 (0.62%) Statistics
8 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.43%) Windows
2 25 (15.53%) Linux
3 14 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.07%) Android
5 9 (5.59%) UNIX
6 6 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.48%) Solaris
8 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.48%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.66%) Network Design
2 20 (12.42%) ITIL
2 20 (12.42%) Migration
3 17 (10.56%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.07%) Service Management
5 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (6.83%) WAN Optimisation
7 10 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.21%) Validation
8 8 (4.97%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.35%) Project Management
10 5 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.11%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.11%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.70%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) Lisp
3 8 (4.97%) Python
4 6 (3.73%) Perl
5 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.86%) PHP
6 3 (1.86%) Java
6 3 (1.86%) VB
7 2 (1.24%) VC++
7 2 (1.24%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.24%) C
8 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 73 (45.34%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (32.92%) CCNP
3 41 (25.47%) CCNA
4 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 16 (9.94%) CCDP
5 16 (9.94%) CCIE
6 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.21%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.59%) CCIP
9 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.73%) MCSE
11 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.11%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.11%) Degree
12 4 (2.48%) MCP
13 3 (1.86%) MCSA
13 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.24%) CWNA
15 1 (0.62%) CWSP
15 1 (0.62%) CWAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.97%) vCloud
4 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.86%) XenApp
5 3 (1.86%) Samba
5 3 (1.86%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.86%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) pfSense
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (6.21%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (6.21%) OPNET
3 8 (4.97%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.97%) vMotion
4 5 (3.11%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (2.48%) SCCM
6 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.86%) WSUS
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.62%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 110 (68.32%) Cisco
2 36 (22.36%) Microsoft
3 35 (21.74%) VMware
3 35 (21.74%) F5
4 30 (18.63%) Juniper
5 22 (13.66%) BMC
5 22 (13.66%) Blue Coat
6 17 (10.56%) McAfee
6 17 (10.56%) HP
7 16 (9.94%) CheckPoint
8 15 (9.32%) SolarWinds
9 14 (8.70%) Apple
10 12 (7.45%) Fortinet
10 12 (7.45%) Motorola
11 11 (6.83%) IBM
11 11 (6.83%) TippingPoint
12 8 (4.97%) Citrix
13 7 (4.35%) NetApp
13 7 (4.35%) Oracle
13 7 (4.35%) Google
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