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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 242 241 226
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing WLAN 25 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.90% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 13
Median daily rate £375 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £360 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +51.85%
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
1573 1786 1846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.94% 18.24% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 970 866
Median daily rate £375 £355 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
Berkshire +19 12 £375 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +3 6 £475 +72.72% 1
Surrey 0 3 £363 +20.83%
Kent +10 2 £248 -17.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 2 - - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 49 (72.06%) LAN
2 35 (51.47%) Cisco
3 34 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (44.12%) WAN
5 20 (29.41%) CCNP
6 18 (26.47%) Firewall
7 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 15 (22.06%) Wireless
9 13 (19.12%) NFC
10 12 (17.65%) Juniper
11 10 (14.71%) CCNA
12 9 (13.24%) VoIP
13 8 (11.76%) VPN
13 8 (11.76%) Bluetooth
13 8 (11.76%) CCIE
13 8 (11.76%) MPLS
13 8 (11.76%) LTE
13 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
14 7 (10.29%) F5
14 7 (10.29%) Network Security
15 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
16 5 (7.35%) Project Management
16 5 (7.35%) ITIL
16 5 (7.35%) SLA
16 5 (7.35%) HP
16 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
16 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
16 5 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (7.35%) Electronics
17 4 (5.88%) Cisco PIX

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 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (72.06%) LAN
2 30 (44.12%) WAN
3 18 (26.47%) Firewall
4 15 (22.06%) Wireless
5 13 (19.12%) NFC
6 9 (13.24%) VoIP
7 8 (11.76%) Bluetooth
7 8 (11.76%) LTE
7 8 (11.76%) MPLS
7 8 (11.76%) VPN
8 7 (10.29%) Network Security
9 5 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.88%) 2G
10 4 (5.88%) 3G
10 4 (5.88%) 5G
10 4 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (5.88%) Internet
10 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.41%) Frame Relay
11 3 (4.41%) VLAN
General
1 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Test Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) RF Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) RF Test Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) WLAN Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Network Technical Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Network Design Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Technician
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) J2EE
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) IVR
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) CCTV
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.35%) ITIL
1 5 (7.35%) Project Management
2 4 (5.88%) High Availability
2 4 (5.88%) Network Design
3 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.41%) Migration
3 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
4 2 (2.94%) Change Management
4 2 (2.94%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (2.94%) Network Management
4 2 (2.94%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 2 (2.94%) Service Management
4 2 (2.94%) SOA
4 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.94%) Test Management
4 2 (2.94%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 34 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.41%) CCNP
3 10 (14.71%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) CCIE
5 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) CWNA
7 1 (1.47%) CCSE
7 1 (1.47%) CEH
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Cacti
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Cisco
2 12 (17.65%) Juniper
3 7 (10.29%) F5
4 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.35%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.41%) 3Com
7 3 (4.41%) BT
7 3 (4.41%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.94%) Avaya
8 2 (2.94%) Huawei
9 1 (1.47%) Altiris
9 1 (1.47%) Aruba
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.47%) Polycom
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.47%) Siemens
9 1 (1.47%) TippingPoint
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