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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 374 394 394
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 53 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.07% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 29
Median daily rate £385 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
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
2800 2812 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.46% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1889 2092
Median daily rate £438 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 0 8 £368 +18.54%
Croydon - 2 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 81 (88.04%) LAN
2 62 (67.39%) WAN
2 62 (67.39%) Cisco
3 54 (58.70%) Firewall
4 46 (50.00%) Wireless
5 35 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (33.70%) CheckPoint
7 27 (29.35%) Active Directory
7 27 (29.35%) Windows
8 25 (27.17%) CCNP
9 24 (26.09%) DNS
9 24 (26.09%) DHCP
10 22 (23.91%) VPN
10 22 (23.91%) BGP
10 22 (23.91%) Network Security
11 21 (22.83%) OSPF
11 21 (22.83%) Juniper
12 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
12 19 (20.65%) IPsec
13 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
13 18 (19.57%) VLAN
14 17 (18.48%) Linux
14 17 (18.48%) Migration
14 17 (18.48%) Internet
14 17 (18.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (17.39%) Data Centre
15 16 (17.39%) SSL
15 16 (17.39%) CCIE
15 16 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (17.39%) VMware

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 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.35%) GroupWise
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.96%) Office 365
3 4 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 81 (88.04%) LAN
2 62 (67.39%) WAN
3 54 (58.70%) Firewall
4 46 (50.00%) Wireless
5 24 (26.09%) DHCP
5 24 (26.09%) DNS
6 22 (23.91%) BGP
6 22 (23.91%) Network Security
6 22 (23.91%) VPN
7 21 (22.83%) OSPF
8 19 (20.65%) IPsec
9 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
9 18 (19.57%) VLAN
10 17 (18.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (18.48%) Internet
11 16 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (17.39%) SSL
12 14 (15.22%) SAN
13 13 (14.13%) MPLS
14 10 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) MySQL
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (2.17%) Games
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Architect
3 11 (11.96%) Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Administrator
6 8 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Azure Architect
7 7 (7.61%) Office 365 Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Network Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Replication
4 4 (4.35%) Clustering
4 4 (4.35%) NHS
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.17%) iPhone
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.17%) Social Media
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Statistics
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Linux
3 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.43%) Unix
7 3 (3.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.17%) Android
8 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Solaris
9 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Migration
2 9 (9.78%) Threat Management
3 8 (8.70%) ITIL
3 8 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.61%) Network Design
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (6.52%) Information Security
5 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.52%) Project Management
5 6 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (5.43%) Change Management
6 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) Network Management
6 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.43%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (5.43%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.26%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) C
4 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (27.17%) CCNP
3 16 (17.39%) CCIE
4 15 (16.30%) CCNA
5 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (4.35%) CCSA
9 4 (4.35%) CCVP
10 3 (3.26%) CCSE
10 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.17%) CISSP
11 2 (2.17%) MCSE
12 1 (1.09%) CCA
12 1 (1.09%) CISA
12 1 (1.09%) CISM
12 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.09%) GIAC
12 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (29.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.61%) DFS Replication
4 7 (7.61%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.61%) XenApp
4 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Server
6 4 (4.35%) Firmware
6 4 (4.35%) NDS
6 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.35%) Xen
7 2 (2.17%) BIND 9
8 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) FortiGate
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) SCOM
3 7 (7.61%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (7.61%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.52%) Nagios
5 3 (3.26%) Cacti
6 2 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (2.17%) EnCase
7 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco CME
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.09%) Nessus
7 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 62 (67.39%) Cisco
2 31 (33.70%) CheckPoint
3 21 (22.83%) Juniper
4 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
5 16 (17.39%) VMware
6 14 (15.22%) Palo Alto
6 14 (15.22%) SolarWinds
7 12 (13.04%) Citrix
8 11 (11.96%) Riverbed
9 10 (10.87%) Fortinet
10 8 (8.70%) HP
11 7 (7.61%) NetApp
12 6 (6.52%) Aruba
12 6 (6.52%) Sourcefire
13 5 (5.43%) Blue Coat
14 4 (4.35%) Apple
14 4 (4.35%) Brocade
14 4 (4.35%) Meraki
14 4 (4.35%) Novell
14 4 (4.35%) Speakerbus