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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 407 406 389
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing WLAN 15 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 18
Median daily rate £425 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £258 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
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
3013 3106 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.26% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 2004 1801
Median daily rate £430 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 80
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +48 1 - -
Hounslow -2 1 £260 -9.56%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 32 (69.57%) LAN
3 27 (58.70%) Wireless
4 23 (50.00%) WAN
4 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (30.43%) CCNP
5 14 (30.43%) MPLS
5 14 (30.43%) VPN
5 14 (30.43%) VoIP
5 14 (30.43%) Firewall
6 13 (28.26%) DNS
7 12 (26.09%) DHCP
7 12 (26.09%) Windows
7 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
8 11 (23.91%) IPsec
8 11 (23.91%) Ethernet
8 11 (23.91%) HP
8 11 (23.91%) VLAN
8 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds
9 10 (21.74%) SCCM
9 10 (21.74%) OSPF
9 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 10 (21.74%) BGP
10 9 (19.57%) VMware
10 9 (19.57%) FTP
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL
10 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
11 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.39%) Citrix
11 8 (17.39%) SAN

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 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) LAN
2 27 (58.70%) Wireless
3 23 (50.00%) WAN
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) MPLS
4 14 (30.43%) VoIP
4 14 (30.43%) VPN
5 13 (28.26%) DNS
6 12 (26.09%) DHCP
6 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
7 11 (23.91%) Ethernet
7 11 (23.91%) IPsec
7 11 (23.91%) VLAN
8 10 (21.74%) BGP
8 10 (21.74%) OSPF
9 9 (19.57%) FTP
10 8 (17.39%) SAN
11 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (15.22%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Data Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
1 7 (15.22%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design
4 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Network Management
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Logistics
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Perl
1 1 (2.17%) Python
1 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (30.43%) CCNP
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.70%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) DFS Replication
2 7 (15.22%) XenApp
2 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
3 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Server
4 4 (8.70%) Xen
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) SCOM
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (15.22%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.35%) TrustSec
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) HP
2 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.22%) NetApp
6 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.52%) Avaya
7 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.35%) Aruba
8 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.35%) Compaq
8 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) F5
8 2 (4.35%) Lotus
8 2 (4.35%) Motorola
8 2 (4.35%) Nortel
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) Tandberg
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