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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 129 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £338 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -4.16%
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
476 369 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 181 256
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 26
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £338 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
4 9 (75.00%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) Wireless
5 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 8 (66.67%) Project Management
5 8 (66.67%) Nortel
5 8 (66.67%) WAN
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
7 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (33.33%) Blog
7 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Genesys
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Siemens
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (33.33%) Meraki
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) VPN

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (8.33%) DMZ
7 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blog
1 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) MODAF
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (8.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Nortel
3 4 (33.33%) Genesys
3 4 (33.33%) Meraki
3 4 (33.33%) Siemens
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper