The table below looks at the statistics for 802.11 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 802.11 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEEE 802.11
Rank 607 629 613
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing 802.11 14 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Median daily rate £390 £323 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +130.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £279 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £398 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate - £323 £298
% change year-on-year
- +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.85 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

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
7522 7923 8209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.35% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4548 4651 4687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 475 440
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

802.11
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 802.11 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +22 14 £390 +20.93% 4
London - 10 £390 - 1
City of London - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
North West +9 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - - 2
Manchester -1 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Chessington - 1 - -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 802.11 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 802.11.

1 39 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 27 (69.23%) Cisco
3 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 21 (53.85%) Wireless
5 18 (46.15%) Firewall
5 18 (46.15%) WAN
6 17 (43.59%) LAN
6 17 (43.59%) OSPF
7 15 (38.46%) BGP
8 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (33.33%) Network Security
9 13 (33.33%) Aruba
9 13 (33.33%) IPsec
9 13 (33.33%) Windows
9 13 (33.33%) CCNP
9 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
11 11 (28.21%) DNS
11 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
11 11 (28.21%) HSRP
12 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
12 10 (25.64%) VPN
12 10 (25.64%) Juniper
12 10 (25.64%) VoIP
12 10 (25.64%) MPLS
13 9 (23.08%) CCNA
13 9 (23.08%) F5

802.11
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
2 21 (53.85%) Wireless
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) WAN
4 17 (43.59%) LAN
4 17 (43.59%) OSPF
5 15 (38.46%) BGP
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (33.33%) IPsec
7 13 (33.33%) Network Security
8 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (28.21%) DNS
9 11 (28.21%) HSRP
10 10 (25.64%) MPLS
10 10 (25.64%) VoIP
10 10 (25.64%) VPN
11 8 (20.51%) DHCP
12 7 (17.95%) SSH
13 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wireless Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.69%) COM
2 3 (7.69%) OpenEmbedded
2 3 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 3 (7.69%) WebKit
2 3 (7.69%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (12.82%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Digital TV
3 3 (7.69%) STB
4 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (5.13%) FreeBSD
6 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Mandriva Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Change Control
1 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Network Management
4 5 (12.82%) Escalation Management
4 5 (12.82%) Network Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) DRM
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.13%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (5.13%) Database Security
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) SFIA
7 2 (5.13%) SIEM
7 2 (5.13%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
2 3 (7.69%) C++
2 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) CCNP
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) CCDP
6 3 (7.69%) CCIE
7 2 (5.13%) CCDA
7 2 (5.13%) CCSA
7 2 (5.13%) CCSE
7 2 (5.13%) CLAS
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) COBIT
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Cacti
2 5 (12.82%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) SmokePing
3 4 (10.26%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (7.69%) FortiGate
4 3 (7.69%) Nessus
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) Aruba
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Juniper
5 9 (23.08%) F5
6 8 (20.51%) Palo Alto
6 8 (20.51%) Riverbed
7 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
7 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
8 6 (15.38%) BT
8 6 (15.38%) VMware
9 5 (12.82%) Intel Security
10 3 (7.69%) CA
10 3 (7.69%) Citrix
10 3 (7.69%) Conax
10 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.69%) HP
10 3 (7.69%) Nagra
10 3 (7.69%) Verimatrix
11 2 (5.13%) WorldPay