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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 229 216 240
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing WLAN 14 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.95% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
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£240 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £247 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £439 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £403 £305
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +31.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £27.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.45 - £115.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.01% -26.36%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1815 1577 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.78% 18.11% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 716 593
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 168
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WLAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +22 7 £240 -42.16% 8
Hampshire -10 5 £295 -1.66% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 23 (69.70%) WAN
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (54.55%) Wireless
5 17 (51.52%) CCNP
6 14 (42.42%) DHCP
6 14 (42.42%) DNS
7 13 (39.39%) VPN
7 13 (39.39%) Cisco
8 12 (36.36%) Network Architecture
8 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (33.33%) MPLS
10 10 (30.30%) Network Design
10 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
11 9 (27.27%) IPsec
11 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
11 9 (27.27%) VoIP
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) Firewall
12 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 5 (15.15%) MS Office
14 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
14 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
15 4 (12.12%) Juniper
15 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) LAN
2 23 (69.70%) WAN
3 18 (54.55%) Wireless
4 14 (42.42%) DHCP
4 14 (42.42%) DNS
5 13 (39.39%) VPN
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
7 9 (27.27%) IPsec
7 9 (27.27%) VoIP
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (6.06%) VLAN
10 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
10 2 (6.06%) xDSL
10 2 (6.06%) BGP
11 1 (3.03%) ATM
11 1 (3.03%) SDH
11 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.03%) SNMP
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support
5 3 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) DTV
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Architecture
1 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (30.30%) Network Design
2 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (51.52%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) CCNA
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) MCP
7 1 (3.03%) ISEB
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) MCDST
7 1 (3.03%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) OpenView
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Nortel
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
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