Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 327 346
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 25 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 37
South East median daily rate £354 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.67% +7.14% +18.64%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £275
90th Percentile £440 £474 £438
England median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +28.21% +44.44%
10th Percentile £42.50 £22.50 £17.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.50 £21.75
England median hourly rate £26.24 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +4.95% +26.58% +17.91%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2913 3125 3531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.42% 18.95% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1785 1893
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 217 243
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.12 £54.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

WLAN
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

WLAN
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

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 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

WLAN
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -32 11 £350 -6.67% 2
Surrey -12 6 £355 -2.07%
Berkshire -19 6 £490 +30.67%
Hampshire +4 5 £358 -4.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -27 5 £300 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £320 -
West Sussex - 1 £415 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (32.00%) Wireless
6 8 (32.00%) CCNP
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (28.00%) Project Management
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 5 (20.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (16.00%) IPsec
10 4 (16.00%) QA
10 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (16.00%) Network Security
10 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
10 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
10 4 (16.00%) Huawei
10 4 (16.00%) BGP
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) PMO
11 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring

WLAN
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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (32.00%) Wireless
5 7 (28.00%) VoIP
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.00%) MPLS
8 4 (16.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
8 4 (16.00%) IPsec
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (12.00%) OSPF
10 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
10 2 (8.00%) Skype
10 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Proactive Management
5 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 2 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PMO
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.00%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (4.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Huawei
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Nortel
5 1 (4.00%) Polycom
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk