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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEEE 802.11
Rank 594 553 576
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Contract jobs citing 802.11 21 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 6
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£220 £318 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% -26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8367 7088 8477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.54% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4735 3870 4027
Average daily rate £363 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 444 628
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 13 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 22 October 2014. 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 -23 21 £220 -30.70% 2
London +13 8 £130 -58.06% 1
South East -6 7 £220 - 1
Hertford - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) DHCP
3 11 (42.31%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 6 (23.08%) WPA2
7 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (23.08%) DLNA
7 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) Internet
7 6 (23.08%) MCSE
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) Bluetooth
7 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 6 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) MPLS
8 5 (19.23%) OSPF
8 5 (19.23%) BGP
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) Line Management
9 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) DHCP
3 11 (42.31%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (30.77%) VPN
5 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
6 6 (23.08%) WPA2
6 6 (23.08%) DLNA
6 6 (23.08%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) WAN
6 6 (23.08%) Bluetooth
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 5 (19.23%) MPLS
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
8 4 (15.38%) UPnP
8 4 (15.38%) WPA
9 3 (11.54%) WiMAX
9 3 (11.54%) H.323
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Line Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Juniper
2 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
2 3 (11.54%) Meraki
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Nortel
4 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks