The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 36 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.52% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
WLAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.87% 17.84% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 16
Average daily rate £369 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper