The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 88 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.091% 0.15% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 1.20% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £320 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.00

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
143 167 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.08% 12.11% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 115 105
Median daily rate £410 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) OPNET
4 1 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) Motorola
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (25.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Motorola
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint