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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 138 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.22% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.76% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £292 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
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
550 397 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 12.41% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 231 249
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Wiltshire +4 6 - -
Somerset - 3 - - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNA
3 13 (76.47%) WAN
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
6 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
6 8 (47.06%) Wireless
6 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
6 8 (47.06%) Nortel
6 8 (47.06%) Project Management
6 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Migration
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Genesys
8 4 (23.53%) Siemens
8 4 (23.53%) Meraki
8 4 (23.53%) Structured Cabling

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
6 4 (23.53%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (11.76%) BGP
7 2 (11.76%) HSRP
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) RIP
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Network Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Network Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Blog
2 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) MODAF
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CCNA
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Nortel
3 4 (23.53%) Genesys
3 4 (23.53%) Meraki
3 4 (23.53%) Siemens
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Polycom
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed