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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEEE 802.11
Rank 612 607 577
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing 802.11 14 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.065% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Average daily rate £320 £281 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £302 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £281 £463
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -39.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 14 £320 +25.49% 7
South East +23 7 £325 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £338 - 1
Bristol - 4 £320 -
South West - 4 £320 -
Newbury - 3 £313 -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £313 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £275 -
Reading - 1 £338 -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 21 (87.50%) Wireless
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
5 12 (50.00%) WAN
6 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (45.83%) VPN
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) OSPF
6 11 (45.83%) BGP
6 11 (45.83%) High Availability
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (37.50%) Aruba
7 9 (37.50%) EIGRP
8 8 (33.33%) SNMP
8 8 (33.33%) Network Design
8 8 (33.33%) VLAN
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (29.17%) Internet
9 7 (29.17%) IPsec
10 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (25.00%) IPv6
10 6 (25.00%) CCNP
10 6 (25.00%) WLAN
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (20.83%) Wireless Security
11 5 (20.83%) Brocade
11 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
11 5 (20.83%) NetScout

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Wireless
2 13 (54.17%) LAN
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 11 (45.83%) BGP
4 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) OSPF
4 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (37.50%) EIGRP
6 8 (33.33%) SNMP
6 8 (33.33%) VLAN
7 7 (29.17%) Internet
7 7 (29.17%) IPsec
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (25.00%) IPv6
8 6 (25.00%) WLAN
9 5 (20.83%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless Security
9 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) WLAN Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) High Availability
2 8 (33.33%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) HND
4 3 (12.50%) CWNA
5 2 (8.33%) CCENT
5 2 (8.33%) CCSE
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cacti
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Aruba
3 5 (20.83%) Avaya
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
3 5 (20.83%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) NetScout
3 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Qualys
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus
7 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
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