Period
to 22 October 2021

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 22 October 2021 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
22 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 121 211
Rank change year-on-year -54 +90 +38
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 2 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.85% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £375 £440
Median % change year-on-year +73.33% -14.77% -16.19%
Central London median daily rate £650 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +73.33% -16.67% -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 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 333 236 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.55% 13.05% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 186 484
10th Percentile £311 £238 £205
25th Percentile £413 £366 £329
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +7.57% +4.88%
75th Percentile £607 £555 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £671
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £456
% change year-on-year +3.00% +9.59% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
10th Percentile £16.20 £22.65 £13.80
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -25.62% +51.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £37.75 £44.13 £42.62
90th Percentile " £54.70 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.62% +44.05% +20.00%

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

WLAN
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
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 22 October 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) SD-WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (16.67%) AWS
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (16.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) SD-WAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) IPv4
6 1 (16.67%) IPv6
6 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Segmentation
1 4 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) VMware