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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 227 236 204
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing WLAN 34 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.089% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 11
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£391 £400 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.64% +21.25%
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
2030 1604 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 17.82% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 672 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 152
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +21 16 £320 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £500 - 1
Hampshire -15 7 £266 -
Surrey - 4 £475 -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 51 (96.23%) LAN
2 40 (75.47%) WAN
3 36 (67.92%) Cisco
4 34 (64.15%) Wireless
5 28 (52.83%) Firewall
6 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (43.40%) MPLS
8 21 (39.62%) ITIL
9 20 (37.74%) VPN
10 19 (35.85%) CCNP
10 19 (35.85%) Telecoms
11 17 (32.08%) Fortinet
11 17 (32.08%) SSL
11 17 (32.08%) OSPF
11 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (30.19%) F5
12 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
12 16 (30.19%) IPsec
13 15 (28.30%) Validation
13 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
14 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
15 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
16 12 (22.64%) Network Security
16 12 (22.64%) SecurID
16 12 (22.64%) eTOM
16 12 (22.64%) CA
16 12 (22.64%) Cisco ISE
17 11 (20.75%) AlgoSec
17 11 (20.75%) PCI DSS
17 11 (20.75%) Tufin

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (96.23%) LAN
2 40 (75.47%) WAN
3 34 (64.15%) Wireless
4 28 (52.83%) Firewall
5 23 (43.40%) MPLS
6 20 (37.74%) VPN
7 17 (32.08%) SSL
7 17 (32.08%) OSPF
7 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (30.19%) IPsec
9 12 (22.64%) Network Security
9 12 (22.64%) Cisco ISE
10 11 (20.75%) Internet
10 11 (20.75%) RIP
10 11 (20.75%) VoIP
11 10 (18.87%) Broadband
11 10 (18.87%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (16.98%) BGP
12 9 (16.98%) ADSL
12 9 (16.98%) SAN
General
1 19 (35.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Design Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Security Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Security Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IP Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Design Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) SecurID
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) UNIX
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Validation
3 12 (22.64%) eTOM
4 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 7 (13.21%) Demand Forecasting
5 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (9.43%) Network Management
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.89%) Network Design
10 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.85%) CCNP
3 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
5 11 (20.75%) Degree
5 11 (20.75%) CISSP
6 9 (16.98%) CCNA
7 5 (9.43%) CCIE
8 3 (5.66%) CCDP
8 3 (5.66%) CCIP
8 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.77%) MCDST
9 2 (3.77%) MCTS
9 2 (3.77%) MCP
9 2 (3.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Cisco
2 17 (32.08%) Fortinet
3 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) F5
4 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
5 12 (22.64%) CA
6 11 (20.75%) AlgoSec
6 11 (20.75%) Tufin
7 7 (13.21%) VMware
8 6 (11.32%) HP
9 4 (7.55%) EMC
9 4 (7.55%) NetApp
9 4 (7.55%) Avaya
10 3 (5.66%) Citrix
10 3 (5.66%) Aruba
11 2 (3.77%) Juniper
11 2 (3.77%) Altiris
11 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.89%) Infoblox
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