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 28 June 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £218 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -17.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +35.13%  

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 98 161 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.51% 17.61% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 113 63
Median daily rate £363 £385 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 19
Median hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.52% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft