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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 464 477 461
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing WLAN 108 91 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.43% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 46
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£350 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £30.40 £15.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £136.40 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £35.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.96% +88.15%
WLAN
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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
7457 6376 7289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.34% 13.66% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3564 3609
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 428 603
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 2014.

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 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -16 43 £375 -18.47% 10
South East -14 19 £363 +11.53% 7
North West +2 12 £320 -41.81% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £325 - 2
South West -28 8 £325 +18.18% 7
East of England -15 5 £301 +5.70% 4
East Midlands +5 4 £325 - 2
West Midlands -20 4 £228 -43.47% 5
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 183 (78.88%) LAN
2 165 (71.12%) Cisco
3 141 (60.78%) Wireless
4 123 (53.02%) WAN
5 112 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (38.36%) CCNP
7 78 (33.62%) Firewall
8 58 (25.00%) VPN
9 55 (23.71%) Windows
9 55 (23.71%) BGP
10 46 (19.83%) HP
11 45 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (17.67%) CCNA
13 40 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 40 (17.24%) EIGRP
13 40 (17.24%) F5
14 39 (16.81%) MPLS
14 39 (16.81%) VoIP
15 38 (16.38%) Juniper
15 38 (16.38%) Network Design
15 38 (16.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 36 (15.52%) OSPF
17 34 (14.66%) DHCP
17 34 (14.66%) Linux
18 33 (14.22%) DNS
19 31 (13.36%) Finance
20 30 (12.93%) CheckPoint
21 28 (12.07%) SAN
21 28 (12.07%) Active Directory
21 28 (12.07%) Microsoft

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.31%) Lync
4 6 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 183 (78.88%) LAN
2 141 (60.78%) Wireless
3 123 (53.02%) WAN
4 78 (33.62%) Firewall
5 58 (25.00%) VPN
6 55 (23.71%) BGP
7 45 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 40 (17.24%) EIGRP
9 39 (16.81%) MPLS
9 39 (16.81%) VoIP
10 38 (16.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (15.52%) OSPF
12 34 (14.66%) DHCP
13 33 (14.22%) DNS
14 28 (12.07%) SAN
15 25 (10.78%) VLAN
16 23 (9.91%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (9.05%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (9.05%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.16%) MySQL
2 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (13.36%) Finance
2 25 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.76%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Legal
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.29%) Front Office
6 3 (1.29%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.66%) Architect
3 24 (10.34%) Analyst
4 21 (9.05%) Consultant
5 16 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 16 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 13 (5.60%) Network Consultant
6 13 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.60%) Network Design Engineer
7 12 (5.17%) Network Architect
7 12 (5.17%) Wireless Engineer
8 10 (4.31%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.02%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Network Support
11 6 (2.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.59%) Network Specialist
12 5 (2.16%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) WAP
2 1 (0.43%) Android SDK
2 1 (0.43%) SyncML
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) SOAP
2 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.03%) Clustering
1 14 (6.03%) Hedge funds
2 9 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.72%) Handset
5 4 (1.72%) EPoS
5 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.29%) SecurID
6 3 (1.29%) PKI
7 2 (0.86%) Replication
7 2 (0.86%) Open Source
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.43%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) CCTV
8 1 (0.43%) DTV
8 1 (0.43%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.71%) Windows
2 34 (14.66%) Linux
3 19 (8.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.60%) UNIX
6 10 (4.31%) Mac OS X
7 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.59%) Solaris
9 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.43%) bada
11 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.38%) Network Design
2 22 (9.48%) Load Balancing
3 17 (7.33%) ITIL
4 14 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (5.60%) Network Architecture
6 10 (4.31%) Project Management
6 10 (4.31%) Asset Management
6 10 (4.31%) Migration
7 9 (3.88%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.88%) Analytics
7 9 (3.88%) Data Protection
7 9 (3.88%) Identity Management
7 9 (3.88%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (3.02%) Network Management
9 7 (3.02%) BCP
9 7 (3.02%) TOGAF
9 7 (3.02%) Validation
10 6 (2.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.74%) Lisp
2 4 (1.72%) SQL
3 3 (1.29%) Java
4 2 (0.86%) VB
4 2 (0.86%) R
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 112 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (38.36%) CCNP
3 41 (17.67%) CCNA
4 26 (11.21%) CCIE
4 26 (11.21%) CCDP
5 14 (6.03%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.74%) HP ASE
6 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.88%) CCVP
8 7 (3.02%) ACSP
8 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.59%) Degree
10 5 (2.16%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.72%) MCSE
11 4 (1.72%) HP MASE
12 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.29%) CCIP
13 2 (0.86%) CCSE
13 2 (0.86%) MCDST
13 2 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.59%) VMware Server
4 6 (2.59%) DFS Replication
5 5 (2.16%) vSphere
6 2 (0.86%) Snort
7 1 (0.43%) UAG
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.74%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.88%) SCOrch
3 9 (3.88%) OPNET
4 3 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 165 (71.12%) Cisco
2 46 (19.83%) HP
3 40 (17.24%) F5
4 38 (16.38%) Juniper
5 30 (12.93%) CheckPoint
6 28 (12.07%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.21%) VMware
8 24 (10.34%) Aruba
9 19 (8.19%) BMC
9 19 (8.19%) Blue Coat
9 19 (8.19%) TippingPoint
10 16 (6.90%) Motorola
10 16 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 15 (6.47%) Meraki
12 14 (6.03%) Avaya
13 13 (5.60%) Citrix
14 12 (5.17%) Dell
15 9 (3.88%) AirMagnet
15 9 (3.88%) SolarWinds
16 8 (3.45%) Nortel
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