The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 19 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 14 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.49% 2.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.18% 13.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% -23.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 59 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 28.63% 21.07% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 10
Median daily rate £269 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing WLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Basingstoke

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WLAN in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Basingstoke

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Basingstoke

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 14 (77.78%) Bluetooth
2 12 (66.67%) NFC
3 9 (50.00%) LTE
3 9 (50.00%) RFID
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
5 4 (22.22%) Remedy
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) BMC
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) CESG
5 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
5 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (16.67%) 5G
6 3 (16.67%) 3G
6 3 (16.67%) 2G
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) Physics
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Bluetooth
2 12 (66.67%) NFC
3 9 (50.00%) LTE
3 9 (50.00%) RFID
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) 2G
5 3 (16.67%) 3G
5 3 (16.67%) 5G
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) RF Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) RF Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) CESG
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) ITSM
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (22.22%) Service Management
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (5.56%) Physics
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) BMC
1 4 (22.22%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Motorola