The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / South East
Rank 218 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing WLAN 23 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.28% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
Median daily rate £310 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1556 1796 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 20.47% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 997 962
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.24 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £53.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +18 16 £331 +1.92%
Berkshire +14 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Kent +11 2 £145 -27.50%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 33 (66.00%) LAN
2 27 (54.00%) WAN
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco
5 20 (40.00%) Firewall
6 17 (34.00%) CCNP
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
8 12 (24.00%) VoIP
8 12 (24.00%) MPLS
8 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (22.00%) Bluetooth
9 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.00%) Wireless
9 11 (22.00%) NFC
10 10 (20.00%) CCNA
11 9 (18.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Migration
13 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
13 7 (14.00%) SAN
14 6 (12.00%) DMZ
14 6 (12.00%) RFID
14 6 (12.00%) Apache
14 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
14 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
14 6 (12.00%) Unix
14 6 (12.00%) Windows
14 6 (12.00%) J2EE
14 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (12.00%) Apache
1 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (66.00%) LAN
2 27 (54.00%) WAN
3 20 (40.00%) Firewall
4 12 (24.00%) MPLS
4 12 (24.00%) VoIP
5 11 (22.00%) Bluetooth
5 11 (22.00%) NFC
5 11 (22.00%) Wireless
6 7 (14.00%) SAN
7 6 (12.00%) DMZ
7 6 (12.00%) LTE
7 6 (12.00%) NAS
7 6 (12.00%) RFID
7 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) ADSL
9 4 (8.00%) Network Security
9 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.00%) 2G
10 3 (6.00%) 5G
10 3 (6.00%) VPN
General
1 6 (12.00%) Electronics
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Network Engineer
1 11 (22.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Electronics Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.00%) Voice Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Unix
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.00%) Network Design
4 4 (8.00%) Presales
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) ITSM
6 2 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Product Management
6 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.00%) CCNP
3 10 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCDA
6 1 (2.00%) CCVP
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco
2 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) Altiris
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Avaya
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Meraki
6 2 (4.00%) Remedy
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Aruba
7 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.00%) Draytek
7 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) Vyatta