Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 May 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 142 141
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
East Midlands median daily rate £275 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
England median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 391 382 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.50% 12.73% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 227 235
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.87%
10th Percentile £126 £150 £180
90th Percentile £525 £500 £595
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.55 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.74% +12.20% -4.84%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.30 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £37.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the East Midlands

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WLAN in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the East Midlands

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the East Midlands

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the East Midlands

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 6 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £282 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £300 - 2
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
6 1 (11.11%) WAP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Lisp
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
6 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
2 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard