The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 235 237
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 16 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.67% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 18
South East median daily rate £400 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +2.27%  
10th Percentile £280 £246 £279
90th Percentile £456 £400 £404
England median daily rate £410 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +17.14% +12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.20%  
10th Percentile £19.64 £22.50 £17.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.50 £21.75
England median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.20% +35.13%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1318 1741 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.07% 19.54% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2750 2379
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
10th Percentile £263 £245 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 317 358
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £49.46 £43.25
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Kent +2 7 £425 +95.40%
Hampshire -2 4 £325 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +4 2 £500 +42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 27 (60.00%) LAN
2 25 (55.56%) WAN
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco
4 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (42.22%) Wireless
6 17 (37.78%) Firewall
7 15 (33.33%) CCNA
8 14 (31.11%) DHCP
8 14 (31.11%) DNS
9 13 (28.89%) Bluetooth
10 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 12 (26.67%) CCNP
11 11 (24.44%) NFC
12 9 (20.00%) Change Management
12 9 (20.00%) High Availability
12 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (17.78%) MPLS
14 7 (15.56%) Network Security
14 7 (15.56%) Electronics
15 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
16 5 (11.11%) 5G
16 5 (11.11%) Telepresence
16 5 (11.11%) LTE
16 5 (11.11%) 3G
16 5 (11.11%) RFID
16 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
16 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
16 5 (11.11%) HP
16 5 (11.11%) CISSP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) LAN
2 25 (55.56%) WAN
3 19 (42.22%) Wireless
4 17 (37.78%) Firewall
5 14 (31.11%) DHCP
5 14 (31.11%) DNS
6 13 (28.89%) Bluetooth
7 11 (24.44%) NFC
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.78%) MPLS
10 7 (15.56%) Network Security
11 5 (11.11%) 2G
11 5 (11.11%) 3G
11 5 (11.11%) 5G
11 5 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
11 5 (11.11%) LTE
11 5 (11.11%) RFID
11 5 (11.11%) Telepresence
12 4 (8.89%) 802.11
General
1 7 (15.56%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Network Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Network Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Network Technician
3 4 (8.89%) Radio Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Designer
4 3 (6.67%) RF Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Security Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) RF Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) CESG
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Android
1 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Change Management
2 9 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (8.89%) Health Informatics
4 4 (8.89%) Informatics
4 4 (8.89%) ITSM
4 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Line Management
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) AOP
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
6 1 (2.22%) Release Management
6 1 (2.22%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 12 (26.67%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) CISSP
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCDA
7 1 (2.22%) CCIP
7 1 (2.22%) CCVP
7 1 (2.22%) CNA
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Mitel
3 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) BMC
4 4 (8.89%) Remedy
4 4 (8.89%) Siemens
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Motorola
6 1 (2.22%) Nortel
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds