Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 62 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.18% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.60% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £276 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.79% -33.43% -
10th Percentile £388 £165 £408
90th Percentile £413 £394 £423
East of England median daily rate £333 £300 £283
% change year-on-year +10.83% +6.19% -13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.43 -

WLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 93 125 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.79% 18.25% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 78 59
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +1.83% -
10th Percentile £146 £125 £200
90th Percentile £488 £525 £589
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.38 £13.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.52% -62.50% +132.26%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.75 £11.70
90th Percentile £23.00 £14.25 £43.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% -30.56% +20.00%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Bedfordshire

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Bedfordshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £400 -
WLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet