Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 13 December 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 96 120
Rank change year-on-year -40 +24 -2
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 2.11% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 - £425
10th Percentile £263 - £388
90th Percentile £364 - £438
South East median daily rate £354 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -5.67% +5.63% +14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +80.00% - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 302 285 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.73% 16.77% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 163 182
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £161 £263 £251
90th Percentile £519 £548 £550
South East median daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -11.11% +46.74%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £13.06
90th Percentile £56.63 £38.75 £40.63
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.50% -3.85% +31.65%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Buckinghamshire

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Buckinghamshire

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Buckinghamshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -30 3 £275 -
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) SDH
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) xDSL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SDH
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) X.25
3 1 (25.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom