The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 96 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £320 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
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
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 150 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.60% 13.43% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (50.00%) Lisp
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) VRRP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) HSRP
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) VRRP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds