Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 11 December 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 276 244
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 +30
Contract jobs citing WLAN 27 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.29% 0.069% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 0.63% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 13
Central London median daily rate £475 £233 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.30% -39.14% +23.23%
10th Percentile £108 £130 £285
90th Percentile £623 £431 £475
London median daily rate £450 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £110.00 £26.24 £11.50
% change year-on-year +319.25% +128.15% -71.25%

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 Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,022 954 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.93% 11.03% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 724 824
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £156 £200 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 19
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -15.79% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £22.40 £55.00
London median hourly rate £23.13 £19.00 £18.58
% change year-on-year +21.74% +2.29% -8.27%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Central London

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Central London

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Central London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in Central London

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Central London

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Central London region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
City of London +23 26 £478 +189.39% 2
Camden - 1 £100 -
WLAN
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 25 (92.59%) LAN
2 24 (88.89%) WAN
3 18 (66.67%) Cisco
4 14 (51.85%) VPN
5 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) Wireless
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (37.04%) MPLS
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (33.33%) DNS
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) CCNP
8 9 (33.33%) Meraki
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (29.63%) Migration
10 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
11 6 (22.22%) Apple
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
11 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (22.22%) Skype
12 5 (18.52%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
12 5 (18.52%) Polycom
12 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 5 (18.52%) Citrix
12 5 (18.52%) DNA

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.81%) GoToWebinar
4 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) IaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) LAN
2 24 (88.89%) WAN
3 14 (51.85%) VPN
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) Wireless
5 10 (37.04%) MPLS
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
8 6 (22.22%) DHCP
8 6 (22.22%) Skype
9 5 (18.52%) IPsec
9 5 (18.52%) SSL
9 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (14.81%) Network Security
10 4 (14.81%) OSPF
10 4 (14.81%) VoIP
10 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) IT Support
3 6 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Domain Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XMPP
3 1 (3.70%) OAuth
3 1 (3.70%) OpenID
3 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
1 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.81%) Android
3 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (18.52%) DNA
3 5 (18.52%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Network Management
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Security Management
6 2 (7.41%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) CCIE
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (7.41%) CSSLP
5 2 (7.41%) ISSMP
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) CISA
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) CWNA
6 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PMP
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) HIPAA
2 2 (7.41%) FedRAMP
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.70%) CASB
3 1 (3.70%) Istio
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Meraki
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Apple
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Polycom
5 4 (14.81%) Avaya
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.11%) AirMagnet
6 3 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (7.41%) Aruba
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Google
7 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
8 1 (3.70%) Okta
8 1 (3.70%) Splunk
8 1 (3.70%) VMware