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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 237 219 241
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing WLAN 13 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.87% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
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£240 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.25 £17.46
% change year-on-year
+95.06% +15.96%
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
1896 1502 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.47% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 696 632
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 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
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 24 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 - 6 £240 - 4
Buckinghamshire -10 2 - -
Oxfordshire -9 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -15 1 £265 +51.42% 2
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
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England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 31 (86.11%) LAN
2 26 (72.22%) WAN
3 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (52.78%) Wireless
4 16 (44.44%) CCNP
5 15 (41.67%) Cisco
6 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 13 (36.11%) DHCP
7 12 (33.33%) VPN
8 11 (30.56%) MPLS
8 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
8 11 (30.56%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (27.78%) Firewall
9 10 (27.78%) VoIP
10 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) Network Design
10 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 8 (22.22%) IPsec
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
13 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 6 (16.67%) Windows
13 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 5 (13.89%) MS Office
14 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
14 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
14 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
15 4 (11.11%) Juniper
15 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) LAN
2 26 (72.22%) WAN
3 19 (52.78%) Wireless
4 13 (36.11%) DHCP
4 13 (36.11%) DNS
5 12 (33.33%) VPN
6 11 (30.56%) MPLS
7 10 (27.78%) VoIP
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
8 8 (22.22%) IPsec
9 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.56%) DMZ
10 2 (5.56%) BGP
10 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.56%) xDSL
10 2 (5.56%) VLAN
11 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.78%) Network Security
11 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
1 11 (30.56%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (25.00%) Network Design
2 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.78%) ISEB
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCVP
7 1 (2.78%) MCDST
7 1 (2.78%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
1 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Altiris
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Nortel
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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