Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 August 2018 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - +56 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.68% - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Merseyside median daily rate £435 - £250
North West median daily rate £450 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +24.14% +11.54% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £13.00

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 72 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.95% 11.48% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 66
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +16.36%
10th Percentile £219 £160 £269
90th Percentile £559 £438 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £16.18 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +19.85% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £16.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.34 £16.18 £17.73
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -4.08%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Merseyside

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Merseyside

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in Merseyside

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Liverpool - 2 £370 - 5
Southport - 1 £500 -
WLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MOS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MOS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds