The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 64 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.22% 0.34% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 2.11% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
- +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -36.13%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 142 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.05% 16.17% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 92
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
WLAN
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) BMC
3 10 (76.92%) TippingPoint
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (61.54%) Network Design
5 7 (53.85%) CCDP
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 5 (38.46%) OPNET
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 5 (38.46%) Lisp
6 5 (38.46%) DMZ
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) Motorola
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
8 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (7.69%) vSphere

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (38.46%) DMZ
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
2 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCDP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) OPNET
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) BMC
3 10 (76.92%) TippingPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
4 5 (38.46%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Motorola
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
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