Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 February 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing WLAN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate - - £450
North West median daily rate £300 £265 £363
% change year-on-year +13.21% -26.90% +6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 184 169 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.99% 13.83% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 97 233
Cheshire median daily rate £340 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% -4.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £165 £191 £238
90th Percentile £525 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £375 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -6.37% +0.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% -4.33% -1.99%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.25 £15.44
90th Percentile £36.00 £23.48 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -2.86% -1.52% -6.47%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Cheshire

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Cheshire