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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEEE 802.11
Rank 580 556 525
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -31
Contract jobs citing 802.11 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.15% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£281 £463 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% +34.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £378 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £475 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-40.78% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
7706 6666 7138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.66% 13.13% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 3408 3452
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 383 605
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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
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 11 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 3 March 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
Scotland - 3 - - 1
England -11 2 £255 -35.03% 5
South East - 1 - - 4
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (35.71%) LAN
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) LTE
6 8 (28.57%) VPN
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 8 (28.57%) DHCP
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 8 (28.57%) 3G
7 6 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Bluetooth
7 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) MCSE
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) 4G
7 6 (21.43%) DLNA
7 6 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (21.43%) HSPA
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) Network Planning
7 6 (21.43%) WPA2
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
8 5 (17.86%) Line Management
9 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (35.71%) LAN
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) DHCP
4 8 (28.57%) VPN
4 8 (28.57%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) Internet
4 8 (28.57%) 3G
4 8 (28.57%) LTE
5 6 (21.43%) 4G
5 6 (21.43%) DLNA
5 6 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (21.43%) Bluetooth
5 6 (21.43%) WPA2
5 6 (21.43%) HSPA
6 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
7 4 (14.29%) UPnP
7 4 (14.29%) WPA
8 3 (10.71%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support
4 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Network Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Line Management
4 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) AppleScript
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) MCSE
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) VCP4
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
1 4 (14.29%) Nokia
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Meraki
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