The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 217 214 219
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing WLAN 20 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.17% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
- +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1710 1532 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.13% 18.25% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 661 552
Average daily rate £333 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 151 188
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
WLAN
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +10 10 - - 1
Hampshire -5 5 £325 -7.14% 3
West Sussex -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £275 -42.10%
East Sussex - 1 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £295 -
Surrey - 1 - -
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England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 27 (90.00%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) Wireless
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (53.33%) WAN
5 15 (50.00%) CCNP
6 13 (43.33%) DHCP
6 13 (43.33%) DNS
7 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 11 (36.67%) VPN
9 10 (33.33%) MPLS
9 10 (33.33%) Cisco
10 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (30.00%) Network Design
11 8 (26.67%) IPsec
11 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
11 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (23.33%) Firewall
12 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
13 6 (20.00%) Juniper
13 6 (20.00%) BGP
13 6 (20.00%) CCIE
13 6 (20.00%) Windows
14 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 5 (16.67%) Project Management
14 5 (16.67%) VLAN
14 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (13.33%) OSPF
15 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) Wireless
3 16 (53.33%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) DHCP
4 13 (43.33%) DNS
5 11 (36.67%) VPN
6 10 (33.33%) MPLS
7 8 (26.67%) IPsec
8 7 (23.33%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) BGP
10 5 (16.67%) VLAN
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (13.33%) OSPF
11 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.00%) DMZ
12 3 (10.00%) VoIP
12 3 (10.00%) RFID
12 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
14 1 (3.33%) Frame Relay
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) DTV
1 1 (3.33%) iSeries
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (30.00%) Network Design
3 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) CCIE
5 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.67%) MCSA
8 1 (3.33%) MCP
8 1 (3.33%) MCSE
8 1 (3.33%) ISEB
8 1 (3.33%) MCDST
8 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Avaya
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Nortel
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
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