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 3 months to 29 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)
England > East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 - 94
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.065% - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% - 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
East Midlands median daily rate £300 - £275
10th Percentile £288 - £206
90th Percentile £313 - £336
England median daily rate £410 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +17.14% +12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.20% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 184 184 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.01% 12.07% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 313 312
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
10th Percentile £212 £263 £206
90th Percentile £538 £663 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.85% -41.66%  
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £20.00 £160.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

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 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

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft