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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 222 245 243
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing WLAN 24 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.01% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 13
Median daily rate £362 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
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
1568 1776 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.26% 18.84% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 959 880
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 115 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +13 14 £375 +17.18% 4
Hampshire +18 5 £300 -29.41%
Buckinghamshire +22 4 - -
Oxfordshire -12 1 £350 -17.64%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 44 (83.02%) LAN
2 32 (60.38%) Cisco
3 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (50.94%) WAN
5 21 (39.62%) Firewall
5 21 (39.62%) CCNP
6 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
7 13 (24.53%) Wireless
8 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
8 11 (20.75%) VoIP
8 11 (20.75%) MPLS
9 10 (18.87%) ITIL
9 10 (18.87%) Migration
10 8 (15.09%) Linux
10 8 (15.09%) CCNA
10 8 (15.09%) Juniper
10 8 (15.09%) SAN
10 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
10 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) Network Security
12 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
12 6 (11.32%) Apache
12 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
12 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.32%) Unix
12 6 (11.32%) J2EE
12 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
12 6 (11.32%) DMZ
12 6 (11.32%) NAS

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 6 (11.32%) Apache
1 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) LAN
2 27 (50.94%) WAN
3 21 (39.62%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) Wireless
5 11 (20.75%) MPLS
5 11 (20.75%) VoIP
6 8 (15.09%) SAN
7 7 (13.21%) Network Security
8 6 (11.32%) DMZ
8 6 (11.32%) NAS
9 5 (9.43%) ADSL
9 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (9.43%) LTE
9 5 (9.43%) NFC
9 5 (9.43%) RFID
10 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.55%) VLAN
10 4 (7.55%) VPN
10 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Radio Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Voice Architect
4 4 (7.55%) WLAN Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Network Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.77%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Technician
6 2 (3.77%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
1 10 (18.87%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
2 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
3 5 (9.43%) Network Design
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) High Availability
4 4 (7.55%) Presales
5 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.77%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (39.62%) CCNP
3 8 (15.09%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) CCDA
6 1 (1.89%) CCVP
6 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Cacti
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
2 8 (15.09%) Juniper
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Altiris
4 5 (9.43%) F5
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Avaya
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) Meraki
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
7 1 (1.89%) Draytek
7 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Polycom
7 1 (1.89%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) Vyatta