Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 149 186
Rank change year-on-year -41 +37 +19
Contract jobs citing WLAN 23 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.94% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 5.34% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 14
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +26.98%
10th Percentile £153 £225 £251
90th Percentile £418 £363 £496
England median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 - £60.00
England median hourly rate £26.24 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.95% +25.00% +19.40%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 944 861 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.67% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 472 462
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £213
90th Percentile £555 £534 £525
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 74 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.10 £43.73 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the East of England

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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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -3 10 £388 +38.89%
Essex -37 8 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £225 - 1
Bedfordshire -8 2 £276 -33.43%
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England

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

1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) MCP
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL V2
8 3 (13.04%) Office 365
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) PMO
8 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 3 (13.04%) Network Design
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management

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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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) Wireless
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) IGMP
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) Multicast
6 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (8.70%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) H.323
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) IPv4
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Network Services Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V2
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Active Listening
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) MCP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (13.04%) CCA
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (13.04%) MCSE
7 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (8.70%) CCIE
7 2 (8.70%) MCSA
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) DameWare
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software