Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 121 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% 0.051% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Bristol median daily rate £325 £325 -
South West median daily rate £288 £320 -
% change year-on-year -10.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 288 309 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.85% 15.76% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 197 170
Bristol median daily rate £375 £340 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +1.12% -10.33%
10th Percentile £220 £174 £200
90th Percentile £475 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 22
Bristol median hourly rate £39.78 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.05% +14.29% +10.11%
10th Percentile £16.83 £12.30 £11.30
90th Percentile £173.63 £38.95 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +32.81% +1.59% -19.75%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Bristol

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) CWNA
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos