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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 79 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% -23.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 194 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.57% 20.10% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 122 73
Median daily rate £338 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 19
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.05 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.15% +62.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £35.00 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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