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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 359 365 351
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing WLAN 28 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.76% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 16
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£419 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £760
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.64% +21.25%
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
2712 2506 2742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 11.80% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1583 1697
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 78 133
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.24 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +17 11 £450 +21.62% 2
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 61 (84.72%) LAN
2 49 (68.06%) Cisco
3 45 (62.50%) WAN
4 39 (54.17%) Firewall
5 36 (50.00%) Wireless
6 28 (38.89%) Windows
7 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (29.17%) SAN
9 19 (26.39%) VLAN
10 18 (25.00%) BGP
10 18 (25.00%) VMware
11 17 (23.61%) VoIP
12 16 (22.22%) Juniper
12 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
13 15 (20.83%) CheckPoint
13 15 (20.83%) DHCP
13 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 15 (20.83%) VPN
14 14 (19.44%) Linux
14 14 (19.44%) MPLS
14 14 (19.44%) Riverbed
15 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (18.06%) F5
15 13 (18.06%) OSPF
15 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
15 13 (18.06%) DNS
15 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (16.67%) HP
16 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 12 (16.67%) EIGRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.17%) Lync
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (84.72%) LAN
2 45 (62.50%) WAN
3 39 (54.17%) Firewall
4 36 (50.00%) Wireless
5 21 (29.17%) SAN
6 19 (26.39%) VLAN
7 18 (25.00%) BGP
8 17 (23.61%) VoIP
9 15 (20.83%) DHCP
9 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 15 (20.83%) VPN
10 14 (19.44%) MPLS
11 13 (18.06%) OSPF
11 13 (18.06%) DNS
12 12 (16.67%) EIGRP
12 12 (16.67%) IP Telephony
13 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (11.11%) NAS
14 8 (11.11%) Network Security
15 7 (9.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Law
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Network Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) Architect
5 8 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Network Operations Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) SecurID
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) UNIX
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Android
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (8.33%) Network Management
2 6 (8.33%) Network Design
3 5 (6.94%) Information Security
3 5 (6.94%) ITIL
3 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
3 5 (6.94%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (4.17%) Change Management
5 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (2.78%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.28%) CCNP
3 10 (13.89%) CCIE
4 6 (8.33%) CCNA
5 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) MCSE
7 2 (2.78%) HP ASE
7 2 (2.78%) VCP4
8 1 (1.39%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.39%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.39%) ACSP
8 1 (1.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Firmware
5 1 (1.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 49 (68.06%) Cisco
2 18 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Juniper
4 15 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 14 (19.44%) Riverbed
6 13 (18.06%) F5
7 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (9.72%) NetApp
9 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.94%) Brocade
11 4 (5.56%) Nokia
11 4 (5.56%) Avaya
12 3 (4.17%) Dell
12 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
12 3 (4.17%) Google
13 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.78%) Aruba
13 2 (2.78%) Meraki
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