The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 34 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £248 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +51.85%
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.52% 14.13% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 47
Median daily rate £200 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.45 £37.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.46% +214.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Kent

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

WLAN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) BT
3 2 (50.00%) 3Com
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) NHS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) 3Com
2 2 (50.00%) BT
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR