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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 227 246 234
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing WLAN 34 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.53% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 9
Median daily rate £375 £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £366 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
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
1463 1696 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 17.18% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 928 870
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +24 18 £388 +21.09% 3
Hampshire +15 6 £475 +72.72%
Buckinghamshire +24 4 - - 1
Surrey +10 4 £363 -19.44% 1
Kent +8 2 £248 -17.50%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (76.27%) LAN
2 32 (54.24%) Cisco
3 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (47.46%) WAN
5 22 (37.29%) CCNP
6 20 (33.90%) Firewall
7 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
8 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
9 13 (22.03%) Wireless
10 10 (16.95%) Juniper
11 9 (15.25%) VoIP
11 9 (15.25%) Bluetooth
11 9 (15.25%) NFC
12 8 (13.56%) Migration
13 7 (11.86%) Network Security
13 7 (11.86%) CCNA
13 7 (11.86%) MPLS
13 7 (11.86%) F5
14 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (10.17%) SAN
14 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
14 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.17%) CCIE
14 6 (10.17%) Linux
15 5 (8.47%) ITIL
15 5 (8.47%) HP
15 5 (8.47%) VPN
15 5 (8.47%) Electronics
16 4 (6.78%) 5G
16 4 (6.78%) 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 4 (6.78%) Apache
1 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (76.27%) LAN
2 28 (47.46%) WAN
3 20 (33.90%) Firewall
4 13 (22.03%) Wireless
5 9 (15.25%) Bluetooth
5 9 (15.25%) NFC
5 9 (15.25%) VoIP
6 7 (11.86%) MPLS
6 7 (11.86%) Network Security
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.17%) SAN
8 5 (8.47%) VPN
9 4 (6.78%) 2G
9 4 (6.78%) 3G
9 4 (6.78%) 5G
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (6.78%) DMZ
9 4 (6.78%) LTE
9 4 (6.78%) NAS
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Test Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) LAN Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) WLAN Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Voice Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Network Technician
7 2 (3.39%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) RF Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Technician
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Technician
7 2 (3.39%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) J2EE
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) IVR
4 1 (1.69%) CCTV
4 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Migration
2 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 4 (6.78%) High Availability
3 4 (6.78%) Network Design
3 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.78%) Project Management
3 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.39%) Network Management
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (3.39%) Presales
5 2 (3.39%) Service Management
5 2 (3.39%) SOA
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (37.29%) CCNP
3 7 (11.86%) CCNA
4 6 (10.17%) CCIE
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) CEH
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Cisco
2 10 (16.95%) Juniper
3 7 (11.86%) F5
4 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.47%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) 3Com
6 3 (5.08%) Altiris
6 3 (5.08%) BT
6 3 (5.08%) NETGEAR
7 2 (3.39%) Aruba
7 2 (3.39%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.69%) Draytek
8 1 (1.69%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.69%) Meraki
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Siemens
8 1 (1.69%) Vyatta