The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 105 101
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 2.33% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -17.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 141 215 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.79% 14.35% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 138 141
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £531 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.09% -54.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £13.21 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) Fortinet
3 7 (77.78%) TippingPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) DataPower
3 7 (77.78%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) Splunk
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (77.78%) DMVPN
3 7 (77.78%) FortiGate
3 7 (77.78%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (77.78%) IOS XR
3 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
3 7 (77.78%) OPNET
3 7 (77.78%) BMC
3 7 (77.78%) Motorola
3 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (77.78%) MS Visio

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) DMVPN
2 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
2 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (77.78%) IOS XR
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
1 7 (77.78%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
2 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (77.78%) FortiGate
1 7 (77.78%) HP UCMDB
1 7 (77.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
2 7 (77.78%) BMC
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Fortinet
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Motorola
2 7 (77.78%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) TippingPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel