Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 278 229
Rank change year-on-year +10 -49 +9
Contract jobs citing WLAN 25 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.28% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 1.05% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 18
Central London median daily rate £463 £300 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -14.89% +10.16%
10th Percentile £110 £128 £231
90th Percentile £553 £438 £503
London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £110.00 £26.24 £19.50
% change year-on-year +319.25% +34.55% -2.50%

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 972 1,044 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.95% 11.50% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 804 653
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £170 £213 £263
90th Percentile £649 £613 £613
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 19
Central London median hourly rate £20.32 £16.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.64% -14.87% -15.51%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.54
90th Percentile £36.25 £23.75 £55.00
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.42% +1.49%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +27 25 £463 +49.19% 4
WLAN
London

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 21 (84.00%) WAN
1 21 (84.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) Wireless
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) CCNP
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Firewall
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (24.00%) Meraki
8 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (24.00%) OSPF
8 6 (24.00%) BGP
8 6 (24.00%) CCIE
9 5 (20.00%) Apple
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) IPsec
9 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (16.00%) Skype
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.00%) Android

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 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) GoToWebinar
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) LAN
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Wireless
3 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) BGP
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (24.00%) OSPF
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) IPsec
6 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.00%) Skype
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) IT Support
4 5 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) OpenID
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
2 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.00%) Network Management
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (4.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCIE
4 3 (12.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (8.00%) CCIE Collaboration
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) CSSLP
5 2 (8.00%) ISSMP
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) CISA
6 1 (4.00%) CISM
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
6 1 (4.00%) CWNA
6 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMP
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (8.00%) FedRAMP
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) CASB
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.00%) Istio
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Meraki
4 5 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (12.00%) AirMagnet
5 3 (12.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.00%) Okta
7 1 (4.00%) Polycom
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk