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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 355 388 374
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing WLAN 35 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.066% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 8
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£375 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £473 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £331 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.52% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.94%
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
2998 2717 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.96% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1823 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +2 7 £450 +60.71% 2
Hounslow - 3 £288 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 51 (80.95%) LAN
2 48 (76.19%) Cisco
3 37 (58.73%) Wireless
4 30 (47.62%) WAN
5 26 (41.27%) Windows
6 24 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (33.33%) Firewall
8 20 (31.75%) VMware
9 19 (30.16%) VoIP
10 18 (28.57%) VLAN
11 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
12 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
13 15 (23.81%) SAN
14 14 (22.22%) Juniper
14 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 14 (22.22%) Linux
15 13 (20.63%) CCIE
15 13 (20.63%) OSPF
15 13 (20.63%) Network Design
16 12 (19.05%) BGP
16 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
17 11 (17.46%) ITIL
17 11 (17.46%) Finance
17 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
18 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (15.87%) VPN
18 10 (15.87%) DNS
18 10 (15.87%) DHCP
18 10 (15.87%) Ethernet

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.76%) Lync
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Yammer
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (80.95%) LAN
2 37 (58.73%) Wireless
3 30 (47.62%) WAN
4 21 (33.33%) Firewall
5 19 (30.16%) VoIP
6 18 (28.57%) VLAN
7 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
8 15 (23.81%) SAN
9 13 (20.63%) OSPF
10 12 (19.05%) BGP
11 10 (15.87%) VPN
11 10 (15.87%) DNS
11 10 (15.87%) DHCP
11 10 (15.87%) Ethernet
11 10 (15.87%) MPLS
12 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 9 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (12.70%) Network Security
14 7 (11.11%) IP Telephony
14 7 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Law
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Support
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) Eurex
3 2 (3.17%) BYOD
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Android
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Network Design
2 11 (17.46%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.94%) Low Latency
4 5 (7.94%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (6.35%) Information Security
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (3.17%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.17%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.17%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.63%) CCIE
3 9 (14.29%) CCNA
4 8 (12.70%) CCNP
5 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (6.35%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.76%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) MCP
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.59%) CWNA
9 1 (1.59%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.59%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.59%) CWDP
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) VMware Server
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Cisco
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.22%) Juniper
4 7 (11.11%) Apple
4 7 (11.11%) Google
5 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 5 (7.94%) F5
6 5 (7.94%) NetApp
6 5 (7.94%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) Motorola
7 4 (6.35%) SevOne
8 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.76%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.76%) Brocade
9 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.17%) AirMagnet
9 2 (3.17%) Remedy