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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 409 392 424
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Contract jobs citing WLAN 23 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.16% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.16% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 10
Average daily rate £358 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £480 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -4.16%
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
2966 3005 2821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.89% 13.40% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2051 1910 1852
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 88 89
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 4 £345 -23.33%
Hounslow 0 1 £260 -9.56%
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £238 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 34 (65.38%) LAN
3 32 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (59.62%) Wireless
5 21 (40.38%) Firewall
6 20 (38.46%) CCNP
7 19 (36.54%) WAN
8 17 (32.69%) DHCP
8 17 (32.69%) DNS
9 15 (28.85%) VPN
10 14 (26.92%) MPLS
11 13 (25.00%) VoIP
12 11 (21.15%) ITIL
12 11 (21.15%) EIGRP
13 10 (19.23%) IPsec
13 10 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
14 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (17.31%) BGP
14 9 (17.31%) OSPF
14 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
14 9 (17.31%) Ethernet
14 9 (17.31%) FTP
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
15 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
15 7 (13.46%) Internet
15 7 (13.46%) Degree
15 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
16 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (11.54%) Cisco ISE

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (65.38%) LAN
2 31 (59.62%) Wireless
3 21 (40.38%) Firewall
4 19 (36.54%) WAN
5 17 (32.69%) DHCP
5 17 (32.69%) DNS
6 15 (28.85%) VPN
7 14 (26.92%) MPLS
8 13 (25.00%) VoIP
9 11 (21.15%) EIGRP
10 10 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
10 10 (19.23%) IPsec
11 9 (17.31%) BGP
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (17.31%) Ethernet
11 9 (17.31%) FTP
11 9 (17.31%) OSPF
12 7 (13.46%) Internet
13 6 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Network Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Network Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Data Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) JSON
1 4 (7.69%) OAuth
1 4 (7.69%) OAuth2
1 4 (7.69%) OpenID
1 4 (7.69%) REST
1 4 (7.69%) RESTful
1 4 (7.69%) SAML
2 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Statistics
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Android
2 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Change Management
2 6 (11.54%) Network Architecture
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Analytics
4 4 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 4 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.69%) ETL
4 4 (7.69%) Network Management
4 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.69%) Service Management
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.77%) Network Design
5 3 (5.77%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.85%) Change Control
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Perl
2 3 (5.77%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (38.46%) CCNP
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) CCIE
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Samba
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.85%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.69%) Avaya
6 4 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.77%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.77%) Nortel
7 3 (5.77%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.85%) Apple
8 2 (3.85%) Compaq
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) F5
8 2 (3.85%) Lotus
8 2 (3.85%) Siemens
8 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) VMware
9 1 (1.92%) BT