The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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 / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 414 393
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 38 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.47% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 13
Median daily rate £450 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +37.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £750 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £306
% change year-on-year -21.42% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2244 3010 3113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.89% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2047 2008
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +16.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +2 4 £120 - 1
Heathrow +7 2 £350 +34.61%
Westminster - 1 £475 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 62 (95.38%) LAN
2 50 (76.92%) WAN
3 44 (67.69%) Cisco
3 44 (67.69%) Wireless
4 42 (64.62%) Firewall
5 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (47.69%) CCIE
7 27 (41.54%) Data Centre
8 25 (38.46%) CCNP
9 24 (36.92%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (35.38%) Cisco Wireless
11 22 (33.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (29.23%) VPN
12 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
13 17 (26.15%) Palo Alto
14 16 (24.62%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (24.62%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (23.08%) MPLS
15 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
16 14 (21.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 14 (21.54%) OSPF
16 14 (21.54%) Internet
16 14 (21.54%) Citrix
16 14 (21.54%) Cisco ISE
16 14 (21.54%) High Availability
16 14 (21.54%) 802.1X
17 13 (20.00%) Network Management
17 13 (20.00%) Network Security
17 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 12 (18.46%) BGP

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (9.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (95.38%) LAN
2 50 (76.92%) WAN
3 44 (67.69%) Wireless
4 42 (64.62%) Firewall
5 24 (36.92%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (35.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 22 (33.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (29.23%) VPN
9 16 (24.62%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (24.62%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (23.08%) MPLS
10 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 14 (21.54%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (21.54%) Internet
11 14 (21.54%) OSPF
12 13 (20.00%) Network Security
13 12 (18.46%) BGP
13 12 (18.46%) DNS
14 11 (16.92%) Wireshark
15 10 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) LAN Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) WLAN Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Designer
7 5 (7.69%) Information Security Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Network Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Network Security Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Network Support
7 5 (7.69%) Security Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) Core Data
3 1 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.92%) BYOD
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) CCTV
5 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.08%) Handset
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) High Availability
2 13 (20.00%) Network Management
3 9 (13.85%) Network Design
4 8 (12.31%) Migration
5 7 (10.77%) Information Security
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) Change Management
6 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.23%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.15%) Network Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.08%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) Perl
2 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) Python
2 2 (3.08%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (47.69%) CCIE
3 25 (38.46%) CCNP
4 9 (13.85%) CCNA
5 3 (4.62%) CCDP
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE Security
6 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.08%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
7 1 (1.54%) CISA
7 1 (1.54%) CISM
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) GMP
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) Firmware
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (12.31%) Nagios
3 7 (10.77%) Cacti
4 5 (7.69%) OpenView
4 5 (7.69%) QRadar
4 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (3.08%) EnCase
6 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.08%) Puppet
6 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
3 17 (26.15%) Palo Alto
4 14 (21.54%) Citrix
5 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) Juniper
6 11 (16.92%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.23%) F5
8 5 (7.69%) Avaya
8 5 (7.69%) HP
8 5 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.69%) VMware
9 4 (6.15%) Aruba
10 3 (4.62%) NetScout
10 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (3.08%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.08%) Nortel
11 2 (3.08%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (3.08%) SAP
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