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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 129 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing WLAN 14 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 4.49% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £290 £313 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +101.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
463 267 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 11.18% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 146 162
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 32
Median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 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
Birmingham -10 5 £290 -3.33% 1
Solihull -9 3 - -
Dudley - 3 £100 -
Warwickshire -10 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £413 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (38.89%) Wireless
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) Juniper
8 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
9 4 (22.22%) CCIE
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (22.22%) Meraki
9 4 (22.22%) VLAN
9 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
10 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 3 (16.67%) Marketing
10 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) SaaS
10 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
10 3 (16.67%) Aruba
10 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
9 2 (11.11%) Network Security
10 1 (5.56%) BGP
10 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.56%) HSRP
10 1 (5.56%) IPsec
10 1 (5.56%) OSPF
10 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Economics
1 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (16.67%) MVS
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) ITSM
1 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 3 (16.67%) Service Management
1 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) SFIA
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) CCIE
5 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 3 (16.67%) CCDA
5 3 (16.67%) CCDP
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) DameWare
2 1 (5.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Meraki
3 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 3 (16.67%) Aruba
4 3 (16.67%) Brocade
4 3 (16.67%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
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