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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / London
Rank 379 393 392
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 27 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.20% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 20
Median daily rate £371 £358 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £244 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £506 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.00

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
2473 2673 2868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1750 1850
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 61 88
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +2 4 £453 +39.23% 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 75 (92.59%) LAN
2 62 (76.54%) Cisco
3 59 (72.84%) WAN
4 53 (65.43%) Firewall
5 43 (53.09%) Wireless
6 41 (50.62%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (45.68%) CheckPoint
8 25 (30.86%) DNS
9 24 (29.63%) CCNP
9 24 (29.63%) DHCP
10 23 (28.40%) OSPF
10 23 (28.40%) VPN
11 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
11 22 (27.16%) CCIE
11 22 (27.16%) BGP
12 21 (25.93%) Juniper
13 20 (24.69%) Windows
13 20 (24.69%) Network Security
14 18 (22.22%) CCNA
14 18 (22.22%) Internet
14 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
16 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
16 15 (18.52%) Linux
16 15 (18.52%) MPLS
16 15 (18.52%) Migration
17 14 (17.28%) IPsec
17 14 (17.28%) SSL
17 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (17.28%) Palo Alto

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 4 (4.94%) GroupWise
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.35%) Office 365
4 6 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 75 (92.59%) LAN
2 59 (72.84%) WAN
3 53 (65.43%) Firewall
4 43 (53.09%) Wireless
5 25 (30.86%) DNS
6 24 (29.63%) DHCP
7 23 (28.40%) OSPF
7 23 (28.40%) VPN
8 22 (27.16%) BGP
8 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
9 20 (24.69%) Network Security
10 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (22.22%) Internet
11 15 (18.52%) MPLS
12 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (17.28%) IPsec
12 14 (17.28%) SSL
13 10 (12.35%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (12.35%) Ethernet
14 7 (8.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (2.47%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Administrator
3 12 (14.81%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Network Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Information Security Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Network Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Network Security Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Security Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Azure Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Office 365 Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Security Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) Core Data
3 1 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.47%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Migration
2 11 (13.58%) Information Security
3 9 (11.11%) Network Design
3 9 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.64%) Network Architecture
5 7 (8.64%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) Network Management
7 5 (6.17%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (6.17%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.70%) Open Source
9 3 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) Perl
2 3 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.47%) C
3 2 (2.47%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (29.63%) CCNP
3 22 (27.16%) CCIE
4 18 (22.22%) CCNA
5 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
6 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CCDP
7 3 (3.70%) CCSA
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCSE
8 2 (2.47%) CCVP
8 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CISA
9 1 (1.23%) CISM
9 1 (1.23%) Degree
9 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.94%) Firmware
4 4 (4.94%) NDS
4 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.23%) BIND 9
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Nagios
2 8 (9.88%) FortiGate
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.70%) EnCase
5 2 (2.47%) Cacti
5 2 (2.47%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.23%) Control-M
6 1 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.23%) Nessus
6 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.23%) Puppet
6 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (76.54%) Cisco
2 37 (45.68%) CheckPoint
3 21 (25.93%) Juniper
4 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.28%) Palo Alto
6 12 (14.81%) Riverbed
7 9 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.88%) Citrix
8 8 (9.88%) VMware
9 6 (7.41%) Aruba
9 6 (7.41%) Sourcefire
10 5 (6.17%) F5
10 5 (6.17%) Infoblox
11 4 (4.94%) Brocade
11 4 (4.94%) Meraki
11 4 (4.94%) Novell
11 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.94%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (3.70%) Apple