The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 130 140
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.34% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.92% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £140 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.51% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -17.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 423 520 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.58% 17.62% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 334 212
Median daily rate £370 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 30
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the South West

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the South West

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +4 2 £195 -42.22%
Wiltshire +3 2 £133 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Siemens
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Nortel
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nortel
2 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
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