The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 543 534
Rank change year-on-year +43 -9  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 90 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.19% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 46
Median daily rate £400 £363 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +14.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £306
% change year-on-year -21.42% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £25.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.95 £37.80 £20.85
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5883 7880 7535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.67% 15.91% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 4892 4304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 351 431
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in England

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in England

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in England

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +37 36 £450 +5.88% 7
South East +9 20 £350 - 5
East of England -2 15 £275 -8.33% 2
West Midlands +24 6 £313 -13.79% 3
Yorkshire +25 4 - - 3
South West +7 4 £140 -58.51%
North West +22 3 £246 -1.50% 2
North East +63 1 £165 -53.71%
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 126 (74.12%) LAN
2 105 (61.76%) Cisco
3 102 (60.00%) WAN
4 86 (50.59%) Firewall
5 84 (49.41%) Wireless
6 83 (48.82%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (32.94%) CCNP
8 44 (25.88%) Microsoft
9 43 (25.29%) Data Centre
10 38 (22.35%) CCNA
11 37 (21.76%) ITIL
12 36 (21.18%) CCIE
12 36 (21.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (18.82%) DNS
16 31 (18.24%) DHCP
17 30 (17.65%) VPN
17 30 (17.65%) MPLS
18 28 (16.47%) Cisco Wireless
19 26 (15.29%) CheckPoint
20 24 (14.12%) Windows
20 24 (14.12%) High Availability
21 23 (13.53%) Network Security
22 22 (12.94%) Change Management
23 21 (12.35%) Telecoms
23 21 (12.35%) Linux
23 21 (12.35%) Active Directory
23 21 (12.35%) TCP/IP

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (7.06%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.35%) IIS
3 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (74.12%) LAN
2 102 (60.00%) WAN
3 86 (50.59%) Firewall
4 84 (49.41%) Wireless
5 36 (21.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
7 34 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 32 (18.82%) DNS
9 31 (18.24%) DHCP
10 30 (17.65%) MPLS
10 30 (17.65%) VPN
11 28 (16.47%) Cisco Wireless
12 23 (13.53%) Network Security
13 21 (12.35%) BGP
13 21 (12.35%) TCP/IP
14 19 (11.18%) EIGRP
14 19 (11.18%) VoIP
15 18 (10.59%) Internet
15 18 (10.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.18%) Finance
3 11 (6.47%) Electronics
4 8 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.35%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (13.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (10.59%) Test Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Analyst
6 13 (7.65%) LAN Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Architect
7 12 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) WLAN Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Designer
10 8 (4.71%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Network Support
11 7 (4.12%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Electronics Test Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) WAN Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) Core Data
4 1 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.47%) BYOD
5 8 (4.71%) NHS
6 7 (4.12%) DataPower
7 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.35%) CESG
8 4 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.76%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.76%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.18%) CCTV
10 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.18%) Handset
10 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.18%) PDA
10 2 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.12%) Windows
2 21 (12.35%) Linux
3 8 (4.71%) Android
4 7 (4.12%) Unix
5 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.59%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) ITIL
2 24 (14.12%) High Availability
3 22 (12.94%) Change Management
4 16 (9.41%) Migration
5 15 (8.82%) Network Management
6 14 (8.24%) Service Management
7 10 (5.88%) Network Design
8 9 (5.29%) Network Architecture
8 9 (5.29%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.12%) Information Security
10 7 (4.12%) ITSM
10 7 (4.12%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.12%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.53%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.65%) Perl
1 13 (7.65%) Python
2 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.76%) SQL
4 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.18%) C
4 2 (1.18%) C++
4 2 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (48.82%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (32.94%) CCNP
3 38 (22.35%) CCNA
4 36 (21.18%) CCIE
5 17 (10.00%) Degree
6 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.53%) CISSP
9 5 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (2.94%) CCDP
10 4 (2.35%) CCDA
10 4 (2.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.35%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.35%) PMP
11 3 (1.76%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.76%) CCIE Security
11 3 (1.76%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.76%) PMO
4 2 (1.18%) GMP
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.53%) Firmware
4 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.35%) vSphere
4 4 (2.35%) XenApp
5 3 (1.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (6.47%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.71%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.71%) Nagios
4 7 (4.12%) Cacti
4 7 (4.12%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (4.12%) OPNET
5 6 (3.53%) OpenView
6 5 (2.94%) QRadar
6 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.35%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.76%) SCCM
9 2 (1.18%) DameWare
9 2 (1.18%) EnCase
9 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.18%) Puppet
9 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.59%) Cisco LMS
10 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 105 (61.76%) Cisco
2 44 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (15.29%) CheckPoint
4 20 (11.76%) Citrix
4 20 (11.76%) HP
5 19 (11.18%) F5
5 19 (11.18%) Palo Alto
5 19 (11.18%) VMware
6 14 (8.24%) Juniper
6 14 (8.24%) SolarWinds
7 13 (7.65%) Riverbed
8 11 (6.47%) BMC
9 10 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.29%) Avaya
10 9 (5.29%) Mitel
11 8 (4.71%) Motorola
12 7 (4.12%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.12%) IBM
12 7 (4.12%) Splunk
12 7 (4.12%) TippingPoint
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 13 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 13 days ago