The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 95 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.070% 0.10% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.92% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £265 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.50

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 217 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.65% 11.10% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 144 154
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Halifax - 1 £265 -
WLAN
Yorkshire

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 10 (76.92%) BGP
3 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
4 6 (46.15%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Motorola
6 3 (23.08%) DMZ
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) OPNET
8 1 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) BMC
8 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
8 1 (7.69%) HP UCMDB

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 3 (23.08%) DMZ
3 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (7.69%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) F5
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Motorola
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk