The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 97 - 102
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% - 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £283 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% -23.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +16.27%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 183 218 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.65% 11.45% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 154
Median daily rate £420 £388 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +20.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in West Yorkshire

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in West Yorkshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds - 5 £300 - 1
Halifax - 1 £265 -
WLAN
Yorkshire

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
5 4 (44.44%) BMC
5 4 (44.44%) Motorola
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (44.44%) OPNET
5 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
5 4 (44.44%) Splunk
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
5 4 (44.44%) DataPower
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
5 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
5 4 (44.44%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (44.44%) IOS XR
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) IOS XR
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
1 4 (44.44%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (44.44%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
3 4 (44.44%) BMC
3 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Motorola
3 4 (44.44%) Splunk
3 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed