The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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 / Yorkshire
Rank 120 - 130
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £283 - £350
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 £21.00
% 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 320 370 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.03% 13.03% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 272
Median daily rate £425 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +23.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Yorkshire

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Yorkshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire - 6 £283 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) OPNET
5 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
5 4 (44.44%) BMC
5 4 (44.44%) Motorola
5 4 (44.44%) HP
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%) LAN
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%) Blue Coat
5 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
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

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
4 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (44.44%) IOS XR
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) TACACS
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) 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
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) 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 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed