The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 357 404 351
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -53
Contract jobs citing WLAN 57 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 0.89% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 36
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£438 £380 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.02%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3120 3033 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.82% 12.12% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1960 2113
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in London

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in London

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the London region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in London

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
City of London +24 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Brentford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (87.14%) LAN
2 56 (80.00%) Wireless
3 46 (65.71%) Cisco
4 32 (45.71%) WAN
5 30 (42.86%) Firewall
6 28 (40.00%) VPN
7 27 (38.57%) Windows
7 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (32.86%) CCNP
9 22 (31.43%) Finance
10 16 (22.86%) BGP
10 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
10 16 (22.86%) Linux
11 15 (21.43%) DNS
11 15 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 14 (20.00%) OSPF
12 14 (20.00%) SAN
12 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 13 (18.57%) CCIE
13 13 (18.57%) DHCP
14 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
14 12 (17.14%) Hedge funds
15 11 (15.71%) Aruba
15 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (15.71%) HP
15 11 (15.71%) Juniper

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) Lync
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (87.14%) LAN
2 56 (80.00%) Wireless
3 32 (45.71%) WAN
4 30 (42.86%) Firewall
5 28 (40.00%) VPN
6 16 (22.86%) BGP
7 15 (21.43%) DNS
7 15 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (20.00%) OSPF
8 14 (20.00%) SAN
8 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (18.57%) DHCP
10 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (15.71%) EIGRP
11 10 (14.29%) IPsec
11 10 (14.29%) Network Security
11 10 (14.29%) VLAN
12 8 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Architect
2 11 (15.71%) Consultant
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Network Support
8 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) WAP
1 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Hedge funds
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) CCTV
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Linux
3 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) UNIX
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 7 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (8.57%) BCP
3 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.71%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.71%) Network Design
4 4 (5.71%) Analytics
4 4 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL
6 2 (2.86%) Validation
6 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.86%) CCNP
3 13 (18.57%) CCIE
4 7 (10.00%) CCDP
5 6 (8.57%) CCVP
6 5 (7.14%) CCNA
7 4 (5.71%) HP ASE
7 4 (5.71%) ACSP
8 2 (2.86%) CISSP
8 2 (2.86%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.43%) Degree
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.71%) DFS Replication
5 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.43%) OpenView
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (15.71%) Aruba
3 11 (15.71%) HP
3 11 (15.71%) Juniper
3 11 (15.71%) VMware
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.43%) F5
6 7 (10.00%) Dell
7 6 (8.57%) Citrix
7 6 (8.57%) Meraki
8 5 (7.14%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.14%) Speakerbus
9 4 (5.71%) Motorola
9 4 (5.71%) NetApp
9 4 (5.71%) Mitel
9 4 (5.71%) AirMagnet
10 3 (4.29%) ProCurve
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