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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEEE 802.11
Rank 626 621 621
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing 802.11 17 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.25% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
Median daily rate £525 £328 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.30% +67.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £326 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.68% +67.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
8589 8052 7318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.40% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4538 3920
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 475 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 14 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 26 June 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 +14 17 £525 +60.30% 2
London +23 8 £525 +27.27%
East of England +16 5 £335 +2.68%
Bedfordshire +3 3 £320 -14.66%
Bedford +6 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes +16 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
South East +3 1 - - 1
Manchester -13 1 - - 1
North West -14 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £275 -
Peterborough - 1 - -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 17 (85.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 16 (80.00%) Wireless
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) LAN
4 15 (75.00%) VoIP
4 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (70.00%) Network Security
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (60.00%) Firewall
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (55.00%) HSRP
7 11 (55.00%) CCNP
7 11 (55.00%) CCNA
7 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (55.00%) OSPF
7 11 (55.00%) Windows
8 10 (50.00%) VPN
8 10 (50.00%) BGP
9 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (45.00%) VRRP
9 9 (45.00%) Riverbed
9 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (40.00%) Change Control
10 8 (40.00%) Network Planning
10 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
10 8 (40.00%) Shell Script

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) Wireless
3 15 (75.00%) LAN
3 15 (75.00%) VoIP
4 14 (70.00%) Network Security
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
6 11 (55.00%) HSRP
6 11 (55.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) BGP
7 10 (50.00%) VPN
8 9 (45.00%) VRRP
9 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (20.00%) DHCP
12 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
12 3 (15.00%) MPLS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) ICT Support
5 2 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ICT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ICT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ICT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (5.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Change Control
2 8 (40.00%) Network Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Escalation Management
4 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (20.00%) Network Management
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Network Design
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (5.00%) DRM
8 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNA
2 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CCDA
3 3 (15.00%) CCDP
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCSA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Cacti
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
1 7 (35.00%) SmokePing
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Riverbed
4 8 (40.00%) Juniper
5 7 (35.00%) Aruba
5 7 (35.00%) F5
5 7 (35.00%) Intel Security
5 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (20.00%) Stonesoft
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) IronPort
9 3 (15.00%) Nokia
9 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
10 2 (10.00%) Symantec
11 1 (5.00%) Avaya
11 1 (5.00%) CA