The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 136 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 4.61% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £291 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -28.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
413 282 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 12.03% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 152 153
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.03% -59.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.60 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -34 3 £340 +4.61%
South Yorkshire - 1 £427 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) EIGRP
3 11 (78.57%) BMC
3 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 11 (78.57%) HP
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (71.43%) F5
4 10 (71.43%) TippingPoint
4 10 (71.43%) Lisp
4 10 (71.43%) CCDP
5 9 (64.29%) OPNET
6 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
6 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (50.00%) DMVPN
7 7 (50.00%) Network Design
7 7 (50.00%) Retail
7 7 (50.00%) Motorola
8 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (35.71%) DMZ
8 5 (35.71%) CCNA
9 3 (21.43%) LAN
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) MPLS
10 2 (14.29%) Network Management
10 2 (14.29%) Wireless
10 2 (14.29%) WAN

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) BGP
1 12 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (50.00%) DMVPN
5 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (35.71%) DMZ
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) Broadband
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Design Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 10 (71.43%) CCDP
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CWNA
5 1 (7.14%) CWSP
5 1 (7.14%) CWAP
5 1 (7.14%) CWNE
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) OPNET
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) BMC
3 10 (71.43%) TippingPoint
3 10 (71.43%) F5
4 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 7 (50.00%) Motorola