Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 135 155
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -57
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.13% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 2.68% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Leeds median daily rate £513 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% - +7.69%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +46.43% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 373 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.39% 14.41% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 222 289
Leeds median daily rate £428 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +7.33% +11.52%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCIP
1 2 (66.67%) CCDA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCDA
1 2 (66.67%) CCIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco