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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 237 217 237
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing WLAN 20 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.44% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 2.13% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 3
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
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
1736 1971 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 946 628
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 115 120
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 13 £344 +6.58% 3
Kent - 4 £200 -
Hampshire +3 3 £425 +59.92%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £425 -12.82%
Surrey -3 1 £425 +41.66%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) WAN
4 21 (55.26%) Wireless
5 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (31.58%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) CCNA
10 10 (26.32%) HP
11 9 (23.68%) Avaya
11 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
11 9 (23.68%) Palo Alto
12 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) Internet
12 8 (21.05%) BGP
12 8 (21.05%) CCNP
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
12 8 (21.05%) VLAN
13 7 (18.42%) Brocade
13 7 (18.42%) VoIP
13 7 (18.42%) SNMP
13 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 7 (18.42%) EIGRP
13 7 (18.42%) Aruba
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (18.42%) F5

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) IaaS
1 3 (7.89%) PaaS
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 22 (57.89%) WAN
3 21 (55.26%) Wireless
4 17 (44.74%) Firewall
5 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (31.58%) VPN
7 8 (21.05%) BGP
7 8 (21.05%) DNS
7 8 (21.05%) Internet
7 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.05%) VLAN
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (18.42%) EIGRP
8 7 (18.42%) SNMP
8 7 (18.42%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (15.79%) IPsec
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (13.16%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) WiX
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Network Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) ICT Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) WinForms
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) e-Health
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) HPUX
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) High Availability
2 3 (7.89%) AOP
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (7.89%) Migration
2 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (7.89%) Network Planning
2 3 (7.89%) Presales
2 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
2 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
2 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.26%) CMMI
3 2 (5.26%) Data Management
3 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) QMS
3 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
3 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.63%) Coaching
4 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNA
3 8 (21.05%) CCNP
3 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.26%) MBA
7 1 (2.63%) CCDP
7 1 (2.63%) HP APS
7 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.63%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) HP
3 9 (23.68%) Avaya
3 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.68%) Palo Alto
4 7 (18.42%) Aruba
4 7 (18.42%) Brocade
4 7 (18.42%) F5
5 6 (15.79%) Juniper
5 6 (15.79%) NetScout
6 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Forcepoint
8 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
8 3 (7.89%) Nortel
8 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.89%) Sourcefire
8 3 (7.89%) Sun
8 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 3 (7.89%) WatchGuard