The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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 of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 117 138
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 3.33% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £225 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £306
% change year-on-year -21.42% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.22 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.17% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year - +23.45%  

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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 390 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.35% 15.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 322
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 61
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing WLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the East of England

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £225 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 3 £325 -23.52%
Essex -13 3 £138 -44.99%
Bedfordshire -5 2 £276 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 11 (50.00%) Python
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (31.82%) Wireless
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP
6 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Firmware
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (9.09%) MCSA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (31.82%) Wireless
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
6 1 (4.55%) ATM
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) FTP
6 1 (4.55%) IPv4
6 1 (4.55%) ISDN
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Senior Test Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) WLAN Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) PDA
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
1 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.09%) DameWare
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Peregrine
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Toshiba
4 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Retalix
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds