The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 408 390 407
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing WLAN 10 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 1.14% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 12
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £276 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +44.44%
WLAN
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
2895 3073 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2014 1863
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 2 £355 -21.11% 1
Hounslow 0 1 £260 -9.56%
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) LAN
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (67.44%) Wireless
4 17 (39.53%) Firewall
4 17 (39.53%) CCNP
5 16 (37.21%) WAN
6 15 (34.88%) DHCP
6 15 (34.88%) DNS
7 14 (32.56%) VoIP
7 14 (32.56%) VPN
7 14 (32.56%) MPLS
8 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
9 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
9 10 (23.26%) IPsec
10 9 (20.93%) BGP
10 9 (20.93%) FTP
10 9 (20.93%) ITIL
10 9 (20.93%) MS Visio
10 9 (20.93%) OSPF
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.95%) CCNA
13 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
13 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
14 5 (11.63%) Cisco ISE
14 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) LAN
2 29 (67.44%) Wireless
3 17 (39.53%) Firewall
4 16 (37.21%) WAN
5 15 (34.88%) DHCP
5 15 (34.88%) DNS
6 14 (32.56%) MPLS
6 14 (32.56%) VoIP
6 14 (32.56%) VPN
7 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
8 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
8 10 (23.26%) IPsec
9 9 (20.93%) BGP
9 9 (20.93%) FTP
9 9 (20.93%) OSPF
10 8 (18.60%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (11.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Network Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) OAuth
2 1 (2.33%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.33%) OpenID
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) CCTV
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) Network Management
4 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.65%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.33%) ETL
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
1 2 (4.65%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 6 (13.95%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) CCIE
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (4.65%) MCP
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) TrustSec
4 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.98%) Avaya
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.65%) Apple
7 2 (4.65%) Compaq
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Lotus
7 2 (4.65%) Nortel
7 2 (4.65%) Siemens
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.33%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) Fortinet