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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 73 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.095% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.06% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +44.92%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 185 189 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.50% 17.66% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 86 87
Median daily rate £400 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 1 - -
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft