The table below looks at the statistics for 802.11 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 802.11 over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEEE 802.11
Rank 599 593 556
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Contract jobs citing 802.11 14 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.041% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
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£351 £195 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.12% -45.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £195 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £195 £356
% change year-on-year
+67.94% -45.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £21.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7765 7290 7080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.16% 13.78% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4374 3937 3592
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 393 529
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.66 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

802.11
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 802.11 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

802.11 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

802.11
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 802.11 within the UK.

802.11 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

802.11
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

802.11 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

802.11
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 802.11 within the UK.

802.11 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

802.11
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 11 £351 +80.12% 8
East of England - 4 £326 - 2
South East -14 3 £375 +92.30% 1
Manchester -12 2 - -
North West -20 2 - - 2
Brentwood - 2 £326 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £326 -
Hampshire 0 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
London - 1 £413 -
Bedford - 1 £375 -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 802.11 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 802.11.

1 20 (60.61%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) Wireless
6 9 (27.27%) Device Driver
6 9 (27.27%) WAN
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) LAN
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (21.21%) CCNP
8 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.18%) VoIP
10 5 (15.15%) Internet
10 5 (15.15%) Firewall
10 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
10 5 (15.15%) Network Security
10 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (12.12%) Linux Kernel Development
11 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (12.12%) Network Management
11 4 (12.12%) OSPF
11 4 (12.12%) Firmware
11 4 (12.12%) CCNA
11 4 (12.12%) SNMP
11 4 (12.12%) C
12 3 (9.09%) DHCP
12 3 (9.09%) FTP
12 3 (9.09%) HTTP

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 802.11 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 802.11. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (36.36%) Wireless
3 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) LAN
5 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.18%) VoIP
7 5 (15.15%) Internet
7 5 (15.15%) Firewall
7 5 (15.15%) Network Security
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.12%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) SNMP
9 3 (9.09%) DHCP
9 3 (9.09%) FTP
9 3 (9.09%) HTTP
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) IPv4
9 3 (9.09%) IPv6
9 3 (9.09%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Trac
2 1 (3.03%) Redmine
2 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.03%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) CGI
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Device Driver
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Kernel Development
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
6 1 (3.03%) CWNA
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 3 (9.09%) IronPort
3 3 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) AirMagnet
4 1 (3.03%) Aruba
4 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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