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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 363 400 370
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Contract jobs citing WLAN 37 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.064% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 7
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £220
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +53.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £20.00
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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
2975 2789 3060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.95% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1849 1893
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 86 137
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 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 5 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 +16 10 £450 +48.76% 3
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 5 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 58 (81.69%) LAN
2 52 (73.24%) Cisco
3 42 (59.15%) Wireless
4 35 (49.30%) WAN
5 31 (43.66%) Firewall
6 26 (36.62%) Windows
7 24 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (29.58%) VMware
9 20 (28.17%) VLAN
10 19 (26.76%) Juniper
11 18 (25.35%) VoIP
11 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
12 17 (23.94%) SAN
13 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
14 15 (21.13%) CCIE
14 15 (21.13%) BGP
14 15 (21.13%) Linux
15 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.72%) OSPF
16 13 (18.31%) VPN
16 13 (18.31%) MPLS
17 12 (16.90%) Finance
17 12 (16.90%) Network Design
17 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
18 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (14.08%) DHCP
19 10 (14.08%) Ethernet
19 10 (14.08%) DNS
19 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Yammer
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (81.69%) LAN
2 42 (59.15%) Wireless
3 35 (49.30%) WAN
4 31 (43.66%) Firewall
5 20 (28.17%) VLAN
6 18 (25.35%) VoIP
6 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
7 17 (23.94%) SAN
8 15 (21.13%) BGP
9 14 (19.72%) OSPF
10 13 (18.31%) MPLS
10 13 (18.31%) VPN
11 10 (14.08%) DNS
11 10 (14.08%) DHCP
11 10 (14.08%) Ethernet
12 9 (12.68%) EIGRP
12 9 (12.68%) IP Telephony
13 8 (11.27%) Network Security
13 8 (11.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (9.86%) Multicast
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Law
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Network Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Network Operations Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Support
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (8.45%) iPhone
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Eurex
2 2 (2.82%) BYOD
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) AS400
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.86%) Android
5 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Network Design
2 9 (12.68%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) Network Management
5 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.04%) Low Latency
5 5 (7.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security
6 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.82%) Migration
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
1 1 (1.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.13%) CCIE
3 8 (11.27%) CCNP
3 8 (11.27%) CCNA
4 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.23%) MCSE
7 2 (2.82%) MCP
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CWNA
8 1 (1.41%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.41%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.41%) CWDP
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Cisco
2 21 (29.58%) VMware
3 19 (26.76%) Juniper
4 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
6 8 (11.27%) HP
6 8 (11.27%) Riverbed
7 7 (9.86%) Google
8 6 (8.45%) Apple
9 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.04%) F5
10 4 (5.63%) SevOne
10 4 (5.63%) Motorola
10 4 (5.63%) Brocade
11 3 (4.23%) Remedy
11 3 (4.23%) Nokia
11 3 (4.23%) Sourcefire
11 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
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