The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 555 542
Rank change year-on-year +67 -13  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 99 97 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 1.13% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 48
Median daily rate £363 £357 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.68% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -21.42% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £25.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £37.80 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +28.20%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6280 8561 8086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.57% 16.14% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 5192 4560
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 421 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +21.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +44 89 £400 +12.20% 27
London +30 38 £450 +5.88% 8
South East +29 20 £350 - 6
East of England -7 13 £225 -25.00% 1
Kent +9 11 £294 +34.94%
West Midlands +21 6 £313 -9.09% 4
Cambridge +5 5 £225 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £225 - 1
Wales - 5 £275 - 1
Dartford - 5 £425 -
Scotland +42 4 £273 -24.82% 1
Yorkshire +21 4 - - 4
West Yorkshire +20 4 - - 3
Leeds +17 4 - - 1
City of London +6 4 £120 - 1
Hampshire 0 4 £325 +17.43% 2
South West -4 4 £140 -58.51% 1
South Wales - 4 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 3 £325 -23.52%
Basingstoke -12 3 - - 1
Essex -13 3 £138 -44.99%
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
North West +25 2 £218 -33.07% 2
Heathrow +7 2 £350 +34.61%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £195 -42.22%
Berkshire +4 2 £500 +35.59% 1
Wiltshire +2 2 £133 -
Reading 0 2 £500 +35.59% 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 £276 -
Milton Keynes -11 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for WLAN.

1 138 (75.82%) LAN
2 111 (60.99%) WAN
2 111 (60.99%) Cisco
3 89 (48.90%) Cisco Certification
3 89 (48.90%) Firewall
4 88 (48.35%) Wireless
5 60 (32.97%) CCNP
6 46 (25.27%) Microsoft
7 45 (24.73%) Data Centre
8 41 (22.53%) CCNA
9 39 (21.43%) CCIE
10 38 (20.88%) ITIL
10 38 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (19.78%) Wi-Fi
12 35 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (18.68%) DNS
14 33 (18.13%) VPN
14 33 (18.13%) DHCP
14 33 (18.13%) MPLS
15 30 (16.48%) Cisco Wireless
16 28 (15.38%) CheckPoint
17 25 (13.74%) Windows
18 24 (13.19%) BGP
18 24 (13.19%) High Availability
18 24 (13.19%) Network Security
19 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
19 23 (12.64%) Telecoms
19 23 (12.64%) Change Management
20 21 (11.54%) VMware

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (6.59%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.75%) IIS
4 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.40%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.20%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (75.82%) LAN
2 111 (60.99%) WAN
3 89 (48.90%) Firewall
4 88 (48.35%) Wireless
5 38 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (19.78%) Wi-Fi
7 35 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
8 34 (18.68%) DNS
9 33 (18.13%) DHCP
9 33 (18.13%) MPLS
9 33 (18.13%) VPN
10 30 (16.48%) Cisco Wireless
11 24 (13.19%) BGP
11 24 (13.19%) Network Security
12 21 (11.54%) EIGRP
12 21 (11.54%) OSPF
12 21 (11.54%) TCP/IP
13 20 (10.99%) Internet
13 20 (10.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (10.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (12.64%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.99%) Finance
3 11 (6.04%) Electronics
4 8 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (28.02%) Network Engineer
2 25 (13.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (13.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (9.89%) Test Engineer
5 15 (8.24%) Analyst
6 14 (7.69%) Architect
6 14 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.49%) WLAN Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.95%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.40%) Designer
12 7 (3.85%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Network Support
12 7 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
13 6 (3.30%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.99%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) Core Data
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.04%) BYOD
5 8 (4.40%) NHS
6 7 (3.85%) DataPower
7 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.20%) CESG
8 4 (2.20%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.65%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) CCTV
10 2 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.10%) EPoS
10 2 (1.10%) Handset
10 2 (1.10%) PDA
10 2 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.74%) Windows
2 21 (11.54%) Linux
3 8 (4.40%) Android
4 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.85%) Unix
5 5 (2.75%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.55%) MVS
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.88%) ITIL
2 24 (13.19%) High Availability
3 23 (12.64%) Change Management
4 19 (10.44%) Network Management
5 17 (9.34%) Migration
6 15 (8.24%) Service Management
7 13 (7.14%) Network Design
8 10 (5.49%) Network Architecture
9 9 (4.95%) Programme Management
10 8 (4.40%) ITSM
10 8 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.40%) Project Management
11 7 (3.85%) Information Security
11 7 (3.85%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (3.85%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.30%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (3.30%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (3.30%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.14%) Perl
1 13 (7.14%) Python
2 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.65%) SQL
4 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.10%) C
4 2 (1.10%) C++
4 2 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (48.90%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.97%) CCNP
3 41 (22.53%) CCNA
4 39 (21.43%) CCIE
5 18 (9.89%) Degree
6 11 (6.04%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.30%) CCDP
8 6 (3.30%) CISSP
9 5 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.20%) CCDA
10 4 (2.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.20%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.20%) PMP
11 3 (1.65%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.65%) CCIE Security
11 3 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) PMO
3 4 (2.20%) QA
4 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.10%) GMP
5 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.30%) Firmware
4 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.20%) vSphere
4 4 (2.20%) XenApp
5 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (6.04%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.40%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.40%) Nagios
4 7 (3.85%) Cacti
4 7 (3.85%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (3.85%) OPNET
5 6 (3.30%) OpenView
6 5 (2.75%) QRadar
6 5 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.20%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.20%) SCCM
8 2 (1.10%) DameWare
8 2 (1.10%) EnCase
8 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.10%) Puppet
8 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 111 (60.99%) Cisco
2 46 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 21 (11.54%) Citrix
4 21 (11.54%) HP
4 21 (11.54%) VMware
5 20 (10.99%) F5
5 20 (10.99%) Palo Alto
6 15 (8.24%) Juniper
6 15 (8.24%) SolarWinds
7 14 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 11 (6.04%) BMC
9 10 (5.49%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.95%) Avaya
10 9 (4.95%) Mitel
11 8 (4.40%) Blue Coat
11 8 (4.40%) Motorola
12 7 (3.85%) IBM
12 7 (3.85%) Splunk
12 7 (3.85%) TippingPoint
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