The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 63 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.95% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £220
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +61.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +21.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 79 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.88% 9.80% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 22
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Milton Keynes region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Milton Keynes region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) CCNP
5 6 (35.29%) ADSL
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 6 (35.29%) DMZ
5 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
6 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
6 5 (29.41%) F5
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (23.53%) HSRP
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) Multicast
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 4 (23.53%) Gigabit Ethernet

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) DMZ
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 6 (35.29%) ADSL
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (23.53%) HSRP
7 4 (23.53%) Multicast
7 4 (23.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (23.53%) SSL
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCDP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) ION Trading
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint