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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 96 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.58% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £465 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.64% +21.25%
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Yorkshire

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
203 151 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.81% 9.61% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 96 56
Average daily rate £338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £17.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CCNP
2 16 (84.21%) CCDP
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (78.95%) HP
3 15 (78.95%) BMC
3 15 (78.95%) TippingPoint
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (73.68%) Network Design
5 13 (68.42%) BGP
5 13 (68.42%) EIGRP
6 12 (63.16%) Lisp
6 12 (63.16%) F5
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (52.63%) OPNET
7 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
8 9 (47.37%) Retail
9 8 (42.11%) DMZ
9 8 (42.11%) Motorola
10 7 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (36.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
11 4 (21.05%) LAN
11 4 (21.05%) Firewall
12 3 (15.79%) WAN
12 3 (15.79%) CCNA
12 3 (15.79%) MPLS
12 3 (15.79%) QA
13 2 (10.53%) SaaS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (68.42%) BGP
2 13 (68.42%) EIGRP
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (42.11%) DMZ
6 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
6 7 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) SAN
10 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
10 1 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (5.26%) VLAN
10 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Network Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Design Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Logistics
2 1 (5.26%) High Availability
2 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CCNP
1 16 (84.21%) CCDP
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) OPNET
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) BMC
2 15 (78.95%) TippingPoint
3 12 (63.16%) F5
4 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
5 8 (42.11%) Motorola