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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 108 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -26.36%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
274 263 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.30% 12.04% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 149 164
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 31
Average hourly rate £12.62 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 11 £325 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 12 (80.00%) HP
4 11 (73.33%) BMC
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (73.33%) TippingPoint
5 9 (60.00%) Network Design
6 8 (53.33%) CCDP
7 6 (40.00%) F5
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (40.00%) Retail
7 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (40.00%) OPNET
7 6 (40.00%) DMZ
7 6 (40.00%) BGP
7 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (40.00%) Lisp
8 5 (33.33%) CCNA
9 3 (20.00%) QA
9 3 (20.00%) Motorola
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (20.00%) DMVPN
9 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (13.33%) LAN
10 2 (13.33%) WAN
10 2 (13.33%) Network Security
10 2 (13.33%) Firewall
10 2 (13.33%) Wireless
11 1 (6.67%) VMware

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (40.00%) DMZ
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCDP
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) OPNET
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) BMC
3 11 (73.33%) TippingPoint
4 6 (40.00%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (20.00%) Motorola
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve