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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEEE 802.11
Rank 613 607 575
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Contract jobs citing 802.11 12 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8197 8298 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 14.67% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4697 4499 3856
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 449 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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 -10 11 £338 -6.25% 1
South East -21 6 £338 +73.07%
Milton Keynes - 3 £400 -
Crawley - 3 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
West Sussex - 3 £338 -
Manchester -9 2 - -
North West -19 2 - -
South West -6 1 £300 -20.00%
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £275 - 1
Warwick - 1 £325 -
Devon - 1 £300 -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 19 (50.00%) Wireless
3 18 (47.37%) Cisco
4 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 17 (44.74%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (42.11%) LAN
5 16 (42.11%) WAN
5 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 13 (34.21%) CCNP
7 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
8 11 (28.95%) Windows
8 11 (28.95%) VoIP
8 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
10 9 (23.68%) Device Driver
10 9 (23.68%) CCNA
10 9 (23.68%) OSPF
11 8 (21.05%) SNMP
11 8 (21.05%) VPN
11 8 (21.05%) DNS
11 8 (21.05%) BGP
11 8 (21.05%) Network Security
12 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
12 7 (18.42%) VMware
12 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
12 7 (18.42%) Network Design
12 7 (18.42%) DHCP
12 7 (18.42%) FTP

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Wireless
2 17 (44.74%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (42.11%) LAN
3 16 (42.11%) WAN
4 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 11 (28.95%) VoIP
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (26.32%) Firewall
7 9 (23.68%) OSPF
8 8 (21.05%) BGP
8 8 (21.05%) SNMP
8 8 (21.05%) VPN
8 8 (21.05%) DNS
8 8 (21.05%) Network Security
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.42%) DHCP
9 7 (18.42%) FTP
10 6 (15.79%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (13.16%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) Trac
2 1 (2.63%) Redmine
2 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Network Support
6 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.63%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) CGI
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Device Driver
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) Network Design
2 7 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (13.16%) Network Management
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Kernel Development
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) CCDP
5 3 (7.89%) CCSE
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
5 3 (7.89%) CCENT
6 2 (5.26%) CWNA
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) VirtualBox
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Cacti
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Aruba
4 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) Sourcefire
5 4 (10.53%) F5
5 4 (10.53%) IronPort
6 3 (7.89%) Qualys
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) AirMagnet