Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 9 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - +40 -
Contract jobs citing WLAN 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.41% - 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Somerset median daily rate £200 - -
South West median daily rate £288 £325 £390
% change year-on-year -11.54% -16.67% +41.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 62 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.50% 15.35% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 20
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% +21.50%
10th Percentile £199 £121 £234
90th Percentile £525 £500 £479
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 17
Somerset median hourly rate £45.25 £23.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.55% -28.79% -13.73%
10th Percentile £42.28 £19.10 £15.63
90th Percentile £46.83 £49.00 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.73% -23.61% -10.00%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Somerset

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Somerset

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in Somerset

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Bath - 6 £200 - 3
Street - 1 £525 -
WLAN
South West

For the 6 months to 9 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat