Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 December 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 90 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +12
Contract jobs citing WLAN 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 0.39% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 2.05% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
Reading median daily rate £375 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £500 £266
90th Percentile £445 £500 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £490 £375
% change year-on-year -15.26% +30.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 325 244 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.73% 19.09% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 130 163
Reading median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +4.23%
10th Percentile £201 £253 £226
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £18.11 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.55% -50.73% +107.04%
10th Percentile £20.00 £12.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.40 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Reading

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Reading

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Reading over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) MPLS
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Meraki
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
8 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (23.08%) WAAS
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
8 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) CCVP
8 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (23.08%) Use Case
8 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 3 (23.08%) SMTP

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
5 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) PBX
5 3 (23.08%) SMTP
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WAAS
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCDA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCVP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Meraki
4 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Nortel
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) HP