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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 236 226 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 26 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 2.11% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 7
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £374 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
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
1666 1802 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 18.82% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 940 738
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 117 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
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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 +10 11 £375 +7.14% 2
Hampshire +8 10 £294 +6.72% 3
Surrey 0 2 £269 -10.41% 2
Kent - 2 £218 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 41 (62.12%) LAN
2 31 (46.97%) Cisco
2 31 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (37.88%) WAN
4 18 (27.27%) CCNP
5 17 (25.76%) Firewall
5 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
6 16 (24.24%) Wireless
7 14 (21.21%) CCNA
8 13 (19.70%) NFC
9 12 (18.18%) Juniper
10 11 (16.67%) VoIP
10 11 (16.67%) LTE
11 9 (13.64%) VPN
11 9 (13.64%) MPLS
12 8 (12.12%) Bluetooth
13 7 (10.61%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
15 5 (7.58%) SLA
15 5 (7.58%) Avaya
15 5 (7.58%) HP
15 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
15 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
15 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (7.58%) Project Management
15 5 (7.58%) Electronics
16 4 (6.06%) 2G
16 4 (6.06%) QA
16 4 (6.06%) CCIE
16 4 (6.06%) Broadband

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (62.12%) LAN
2 25 (37.88%) WAN
3 17 (25.76%) Firewall
4 16 (24.24%) Wireless
5 13 (19.70%) NFC
6 11 (16.67%) LTE
6 11 (16.67%) VoIP
7 9 (13.64%) MPLS
7 9 (13.64%) VPN
8 8 (12.12%) Bluetooth
9 7 (10.61%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.06%) 2G
11 4 (6.06%) 3G
11 4 (6.06%) 5G
11 4 (6.06%) Broadband
11 4 (6.06%) Internet
11 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.55%) DWDM
12 3 (4.55%) xDSL
General
1 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Test Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) RF Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Architect
5 8 (12.12%) RF Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.06%) WLAN Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) CCTV
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.58%) Project Management
2 4 (6.06%) ITIL
3 3 (4.55%) Network Design
3 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.03%) Defect Management
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (3.03%) Network Management
4 2 (3.03%) Service Management
4 2 (3.03%) SOA
4 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.03%) Test Management
5 1 (1.52%) AOP
5 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.52%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (1.52%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.52%) Presales
5 1 (1.52%) Product Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.27%) CCNP
3 14 (21.21%) CCNA
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) CCIE
6 2 (3.03%) CWNA
7 1 (1.52%) CCDP
7 1 (1.52%) CCSE
7 1 (1.52%) CEH
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cacti
1 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco
2 12 (18.18%) Juniper
3 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.58%) Avaya
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) 3Com
5 3 (4.55%) BT
5 3 (4.55%) NETGEAR
5 3 (4.55%) Nortel
6 2 (3.03%) F5
6 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.03%) Huawei
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.52%) Aruba
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Siemens
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