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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEEE 802.11
Rank 570 594 550
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -44
Contract jobs citing 802.11 23 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.009% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.069% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£326 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.85% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £392 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £444 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £21.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
8225 7283 7453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.72% 12.92% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3818 3701
Average daily rate £350 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 416 589
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

802.11 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

802.11
Top 18 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 17 April 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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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
Scotland - 15 £340 -
England -1 7 £325 -22.15% 9
South East - 4 £323 - 4
East of England - 2 £326 - 2
London +3 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £323 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (79.31%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Device Driver
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) 3G
7 6 (20.69%) LTE
8 5 (17.24%) 4G
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) Firmware
9 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
9 4 (13.79%) Nokia
9 4 (13.79%) LAN
9 4 (13.79%) Linux Kernel Development
9 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (13.79%) HSPA
9 4 (13.79%) Network Planning
9 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (10.34%) C
10 3 (10.34%) SNMP
10 3 (10.34%) IPv4
10 3 (10.34%) IPv6
11 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
11 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (6.90%) CCNP

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless
2 6 (20.69%) LTE
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) 3G
3 5 (17.24%) 4G
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) HSPA
5 3 (10.34%) SNMP
5 3 (10.34%) IPv4
5 3 (10.34%) IPv6
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) MIMO
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Trac
2 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.45%) Redmine
General
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) CGI
2 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Device Driver
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) Network Planning
2 4 (13.79%) Linux Kernel Development
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNP
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
2 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCDA
2 1 (3.45%) CCDP
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
2 4 (13.79%) Nokia
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.45%) IronPort
4 1 (3.45%) F5
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago