Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 21 November 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.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 98 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing WLAN 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.53% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 3.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Birmingham median daily rate £313 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% -10.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £270 £300
% change year-on-year +15.74% -10.00% +93.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 271 211 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.12% 13.94% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 134 113
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £203 £166
90th Percentile £491 £534 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Birmingham

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (80.00%) PMP
2 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft