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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / South East
Rank 215 236 242
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 25 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 1.42% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Median daily rate £324 £301 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -39.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £199 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £340 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% -23.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 1467 2039 2018
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.97% 22.11% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1128 982
Median daily rate £400 £352 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 103 101
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the South East

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Hampshire +16 20 £425 +30.76% 2
Kent +10 3 £145 -27.50% 1
Berkshire +20 2 £293 -8.01% 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 26 (55.32%) LAN
2 24 (51.06%) WAN
3 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (40.43%) Cisco
5 16 (34.04%) Firewall
6 14 (29.79%) Bluetooth
7 13 (27.66%) Wireless
7 13 (27.66%) CCNP
7 13 (27.66%) ITIL
8 12 (25.53%) NFC
9 11 (23.40%) CCNA
10 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
10 9 (19.15%) MPLS
10 9 (19.15%) RFID
10 9 (19.15%) LTE
11 8 (17.02%) VoIP
12 7 (14.89%) Windows
12 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
12 7 (14.89%) Electronics
12 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
13 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
13 6 (12.77%) Service Management
13 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.64%) Migration
14 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
15 4 (8.51%) ITSM
15 4 (8.51%) Remedy
15 4 (8.51%) BMC
15 4 (8.51%) DNS
15 4 (8.51%) Linux

WLAN
Top Related 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (55.32%) LAN
2 24 (51.06%) WAN
3 16 (34.04%) Firewall
4 14 (29.79%) Bluetooth
5 13 (27.66%) Wireless
6 12 (25.53%) NFC
7 9 (19.15%) LTE
7 9 (19.15%) MPLS
7 9 (19.15%) RFID
8 8 (17.02%) VoIP
9 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.51%) DNS
11 3 (6.38%) 2G
11 3 (6.38%) 3G
11 3 (6.38%) 5G
11 3 (6.38%) DHCP
11 3 (6.38%) Network Security
11 3 (6.38%) VPN
12 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
General
1 7 (14.89%) Electronics
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Test Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Electronics Test Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) RF Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) CESG
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Service Management
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (8.51%) ITSM
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Health Informatics
6 2 (4.26%) Informatics
6 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Network Management
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Product Management
6 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNP
3 11 (23.40%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.13%) CCDA
6 1 (2.13%) CCVP
6 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco
2 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.51%) BMC
3 4 (8.51%) Remedy
4 3 (6.38%) EMC
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Altiris
5 2 (4.26%) Avaya
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Meraki
6 1 (2.13%) Motorola
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