Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 29 March 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 222 252
Rank change year-on-year +46 +30 -37
Contract jobs citing WLAN 7 23 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.34% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 3.02% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 5
Median daily rate £350 £463 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +49.19% -10.79%
Central London median daily rate £350 £463 £281
% change year-on-year -24.32% +64.44% -20.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 433 761 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.07% 11.18% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 574 625
Median daily rate £450 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £205 £175 £231
90th Percentile £663 £650 £622
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.16% +17.97% -7.89%
10th Percentile £17.93 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.45 £37.50 £26.05
Median hourly rate £32.53 £20.32 £16.35
% change year-on-year +60.04% +24.30% -13.95%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WLAN in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for WLAN in the City of London

WLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WLAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WLAN in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WLAN in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for WLAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 5 (71.43%) VRRP
3 5 (71.43%) Statistics
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
3 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) HSRP
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (71.43%) HSRP
3 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware