The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
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
35 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.63% 18.48% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 11
Average daily rate £240 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £198 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 3 (60.00%) Broadband
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) PSTN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Broadband
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) PSTN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba