The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 125 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing WLAN 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.091% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.53% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £265 £320 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
337 379 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.34% 13.41% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 233 252
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
West Yorkshire +16 2 £265 -17.18%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) F5
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) Wireless
8 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (16.67%) Network Design
9 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (16.67%) TippingPoint
9 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) VPN
9 2 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (16.67%) DHCP
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (16.67%) TACACS
10 1 (8.33%) BMC
10 1 (8.33%) Motorola

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (16.67%) TACACS
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) DMZ
8 1 (8.33%) IOS XR
8 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Expert
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (8.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) TippingPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Motorola
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk