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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 245 251 244
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing WLAN 38 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.20% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 0.97% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Median daily rate £325 £343 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -29.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -
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
2065 2054 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.39% 20.63% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 990 762
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 105 111
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

WLAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
Hampshire - 20 £293 - 1
Berkshire +7 14 £338 +17.39% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 3 - -
Kent - 1 £250 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (64.91%) LAN
2 25 (43.86%) Cisco
3 23 (40.35%) WAN
4 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (33.33%) Wireless
6 14 (24.56%) Firewall
7 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
8 11 (19.30%) Avaya
9 10 (17.54%) VPN
9 10 (17.54%) CCNP
9 10 (17.54%) LTE
10 9 (15.79%) CCNA
11 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.04%) VoIP
11 8 (14.04%) NFC
11 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (12.28%) Aruba
12 7 (12.28%) Brocade
12 7 (12.28%) HP
12 7 (12.28%) Juniper
12 7 (12.28%) MPLS
12 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
13 6 (10.53%) OSPF
13 6 (10.53%) BGP
13 6 (10.53%) Internet
13 6 (10.53%) NetScout
13 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
14 5 (8.77%) High Availability
14 5 (8.77%) 802.1X
14 5 (8.77%) VLAN

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (64.91%) LAN
2 23 (40.35%) WAN
3 19 (33.33%) Wireless
4 14 (24.56%) Firewall
5 10 (17.54%) LTE
5 10 (17.54%) VPN
6 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.04%) NFC
6 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (14.04%) VoIP
7 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
7 7 (12.28%) MPLS
8 6 (10.53%) BGP
8 6 (10.53%) Internet
8 6 (10.53%) OSPF
9 5 (8.77%) 802.11
9 5 (8.77%) IPsec
9 5 (8.77%) IPv6
9 5 (8.77%) SNMP
9 5 (8.77%) VLAN
General
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) RF Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) RF Test Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) WLAN Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Support
8 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.75%) CCTV
1 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.75%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.77%) High Availability
2 4 (7.02%) Project Management
3 3 (5.26%) AOP
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) Network Design
3 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.51%) Defect Management
4 2 (3.51%) Migration
4 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.51%) Test Management
5 1 (1.75%) Coaching
5 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (1.75%) Presales
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.75%) Product Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.54%) CCNP
3 9 (15.79%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) CCIE
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CWNA
7 1 (1.75%) CCDP
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Cisco
2 11 (19.30%) Avaya
3 7 (12.28%) Aruba
3 7 (12.28%) Brocade
3 7 (12.28%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) Juniper
4 6 (10.53%) NetScout
4 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.26%) Nortel
7 2 (3.51%) Huawei
8 1 (1.75%) 3Com
8 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.75%) BT
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) F5
8 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.75%) NETGEAR