The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 140 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.089% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.67% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-52.38% +121.05%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
505 298 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.34% 13.33% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 147 185
Average daily rate £338 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.46% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 49
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the South West region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the South West region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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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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
Devon - 1 £325 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 4
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAAS
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCVP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Rate: Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago