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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £220
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +61.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +21.25%
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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
177 120 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.51% 10.93% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 80 49
Average daily rate £300 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -49.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) CCNP
2 15 (83.33%) CCDP
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (77.78%) Network Design
3 14 (77.78%) HP
3 14 (77.78%) BMC
3 14 (77.78%) TippingPoint
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (66.67%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) EIGRP
5 11 (61.11%) Lisp
5 11 (61.11%) F5
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (50.00%) Retail
6 9 (50.00%) OPNET
6 9 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 8 (44.44%) DMZ
7 8 (44.44%) Motorola
8 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (38.89%) DMVPN
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) WAN
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) QA
11 2 (11.11%) SaaS
11 2 (11.11%) CCNA
11 2 (11.11%) SAN

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (66.67%) BGP
2 12 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (44.44%) DMZ
6 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (38.89%) DMVPN
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) VPN
9 2 (11.11%) MPLS
10 1 (5.56%) Internet
10 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
10 1 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (5.56%) VLAN
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Logistics
2 1 (5.56%) Data Management
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CCNP
1 15 (83.33%) CCDP
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) OPNET
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) BMC
2 14 (77.78%) TippingPoint
3 11 (61.11%) F5
4 9 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (44.44%) Motorola