The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 109 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing WLAN 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.99% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £216 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £357 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.02%
WLAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
487 302 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.63% 16.44% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 165 133
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 48
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £15.50 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Hampshire region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Hampshire region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Basingstoke +23 5 £325 +80.55%
Southampton -11 1 £120 -65.71%
Fareham - - - -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) CCVP
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) RFID
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) F5