The first table below looks at the demand for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 41 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 2.70% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.47% 13.81% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 21
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WLAN
Hampshire

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

WLAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix