The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing WLAN 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.083% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 0.76% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £289 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.00

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
325 263 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.49% 10.97% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 128 147
Median daily rate £375 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +1 3 £313 -26.47% 1
Solihull - 1 £265 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 13 (86.67%) LAN
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
4 6 (40.00%) Brocade
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) CCIE
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
8 2 (13.33%) F5
8 2 (13.33%) AirMagnet
8 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
8 2 (13.33%) Presales

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) 802.11
7 2 (13.33%) ATM
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) Frame Relay
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) PPP
7 2 (13.33%) RIP
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCDA
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) AirMagnet
4 2 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365.00 - £385 per day
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