The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 133 113
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 2.00% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £313 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £306
% change year-on-year -21.42% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year - +23.45%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 309 401 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.24% 13.33% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 215 211
Median daily rate £400 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 35
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £28.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in the West Midlands

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in the West Midlands

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
Birmingham +9 1 £313 -9.09%
Warwickshire +5 1 £313 -
Staffordshire +1 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 - -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (30.77%) PMP
6 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) ATM
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Frame Relay
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) PPP
5 2 (15.38%) RIP
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 4 (30.77%) PMP
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) CCDP
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) AirMagnet
3 2 (15.38%) CA
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
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