Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 234 256
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 +30
Contract jobs citing WLAN 5 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 1.34% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
City of London median daily rate £165 £382 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.81% +21.27% -20.50%
10th Percentile £126 £260 £221
90th Percentile £425 £480 £421
Central London median daily rate £165 £379 £310
% change year-on-year -56.41% +22.10% -25.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 751 967 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.61% 14.41% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 738 849
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the City of London

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the City of London

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) CCDA
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) TACACS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) TACACS
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDA
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) CWNA
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (20.00%) VMware