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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEEE 802.11
Rank 645 597 610
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +13
Contract jobs citing 802.11 6 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.050% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.34% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £438 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £334 -
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
8480 8003 7116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4435 3863
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 457 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 9 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 24 May 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 -15 5 £438 +24.55% 8
London -9 3 £525 +27.27% 6
East of England +5 1 £350 +6.87%
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
Guernsey - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 18 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 15 (83.33%) Wireless
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco
4 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (66.67%) VPN
4 12 (66.67%) OSPF
4 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) BGP
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) LAN
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (44.44%) Aruba
7 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
8 7 (38.89%) Internet
8 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 7 (38.89%) SNMP
8 7 (38.89%) VLAN
8 7 (38.89%) IPsec
9 6 (33.33%) Network Security
9 6 (33.33%) High Availability
9 6 (33.33%) HSRP
9 6 (33.33%) VoIP
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (33.33%) Avaya
9 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
10 5 (27.78%) Juniper
10 5 (27.78%) CCNP
10 5 (27.78%) CCNA

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Wireless
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) OSPF
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) IPsec
6 7 (38.89%) SNMP
6 7 (38.89%) VLAN
7 6 (33.33%) HSRP
7 6 (33.33%) Network Security
7 6 (33.33%) VoIP
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (27.78%) IPv6
8 5 (27.78%) WLAN
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.56%) Escalation Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) HND
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) SmokePing
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Aruba
3 6 (33.33%) Avaya
3 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 5 (27.78%) Brocade
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) NetScout
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 3 (16.67%) Stonesoft
6 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 2 (11.11%) Nokia
6 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
7 1 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
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