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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 496 525 475
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -50
Contract jobs citing WLAN 133 121 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.62% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 72
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £20.25 £38.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.74% +187.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +51.85%
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
7756 7481 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.67% 14.14% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4796 4345 4154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 477 427
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -6 35 £450 +45.16% 13
South East 0 25 £375 +13.63% 4
East of England +34 23 £265 -18.46% 6
West Midlands -22 15 £195 -40.90% 1
North West +23 13 £325 +1.96% 1
South West +9 9 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 9 £325 -18.75% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £335 -4.28% 2
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 182 (80.18%) LAN
2 132 (58.15%) Cisco
3 124 (54.63%) WAN
4 110 (48.46%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (34.80%) Firewall
6 78 (34.36%) Wireless
7 73 (32.16%) CCNP
8 56 (24.67%) CCNA
9 39 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (16.30%) VPN
11 35 (15.42%) Data Centre
12 34 (14.98%) VLAN
12 34 (14.98%) Telecoms
13 30 (13.22%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (12.78%) Juniper
14 29 (12.78%) HP
15 28 (12.33%) Network Security
16 25 (11.01%) Windows
16 25 (11.01%) CheckPoint
17 24 (10.57%) Internet
17 24 (10.57%) BGP
17 24 (10.57%) Microsoft
17 24 (10.57%) VoIP
18 23 (10.13%) OSPF
19 22 (9.69%) ITIL
20 21 (9.25%) CCIE
20 21 (9.25%) Cisco Nexus
21 20 (8.81%) Security Cleared
21 20 (8.81%) Active Directory
21 20 (8.81%) EIGRP

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 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.88%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (6.17%) MS Office
2 10 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 182 (80.18%) LAN
2 124 (54.63%) WAN
3 79 (34.80%) Firewall
4 78 (34.36%) Wireless
5 39 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (16.30%) VPN
7 34 (14.98%) VLAN
8 30 (13.22%) Wi-Fi
9 28 (12.33%) Network Security
10 24 (10.57%) BGP
10 24 (10.57%) Internet
10 24 (10.57%) VoIP
11 23 (10.13%) OSPF
12 21 (9.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (8.81%) EIGRP
14 19 (8.37%) SAN
15 17 (7.49%) DHCP
16 16 (7.05%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (7.05%) DNS
17 15 (6.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.44%) MySQL
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 34 (14.98%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.85%) Finance
3 7 (3.08%) Retail
4 5 (2.20%) Electronics
5 4 (1.76%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (39.21%) Network Engineer
2 32 (14.10%) Architect
3 29 (12.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (12.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (10.13%) Network Architect
6 22 (9.69%) Analyst
7 16 (7.05%) Network Analyst
8 14 (6.17%) Test Engineer
8 14 (6.17%) Wireless Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Consultant
10 12 (5.29%) LAN Engineer
10 12 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (5.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Network Consultant
12 10 (4.41%) WLAN Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) RF Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) Support Engineer
14 7 (3.08%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
14 7 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.17%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.32%) CSS
2 3 (1.32%) Middleware
2 3 (1.32%) Web Services
3 2 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.44%) Buildbot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.29%) NHS
4 8 (3.52%) Replication
4 8 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.76%) Blog
5 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) DataPower
6 3 (1.32%) Economics
6 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.88%) IVR
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) CCTV
8 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.44%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.01%) Windows
2 18 (7.93%) Linux
3 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.41%) Unix
5 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.32%) MVS
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.44%) Mandriva Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.69%) ITIL
2 19 (8.37%) Migration
3 15 (6.61%) Strategic Planning
4 14 (6.17%) Network Design
4 14 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (6.17%) Project Management
5 12 (5.29%) Load Balancing
6 10 (4.41%) Data Analysis
7 9 (3.96%) PRINCE2
7 9 (3.96%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (3.52%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.08%) Change Management
9 7 (3.08%) Service Management
10 6 (2.64%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.64%) Time Management
11 5 (2.20%) High Availability
11 5 (2.20%) Network Management
11 5 (2.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.76%) SQL
2 3 (1.32%) Perl
2 3 (1.32%) Python
3 1 (0.44%) Lisp
3 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (48.46%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (32.16%) CCNP
3 56 (24.67%) CCNA
4 21 (9.25%) CCIE
5 20 (8.81%) Security Cleared
6 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.96%) MCP
7 9 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.52%) MCSE
8 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.08%) CCA
9 7 (3.08%) CCDP
9 7 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.20%) CWNA
11 4 (1.76%) CCDA
12 3 (1.32%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.88%) CCVP
13 2 (0.88%) CWNE
13 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) SLA
2 8 (3.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.64%) QA
4 4 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.96%) Firmware
3 8 (3.52%) DFS Replication
3 8 (3.52%) XenApp
3 8 (3.52%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.08%) VMware Server
5 5 (2.20%) Xen
6 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.96%) SCCM
1 9 (3.96%) SCOM
2 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (3.52%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.64%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.20%) Cacti
4 5 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.76%) OPNET
6 3 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.88%) Nagios
7 2 (0.88%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.44%) DameWare
8 1 (0.44%) EnCase
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (58.15%) Cisco
2 29 (12.78%) HP
2 29 (12.78%) Juniper
3 25 (11.01%) CheckPoint
4 24 (10.57%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.37%) F5
6 15 (6.61%) SolarWinds
6 15 (6.61%) VMware
7 11 (4.85%) Aruba
7 11 (4.85%) Citrix
8 9 (3.96%) NetApp
8 9 (3.96%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.52%) Blue Coat
9 8 (3.52%) Fortinet
9 8 (3.52%) Meraki
9 8 (3.52%) Motorola
9 8 (3.52%) Nortel
9 8 (3.52%) TippingPoint
10 7 (3.08%) Brocade
11 6 (2.64%) Avaya
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