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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEEE 802.11
Rank 586 564 552
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs citing 802.11 9 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.035% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.26% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £406 -
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
7932 6951 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3786 3830
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 418 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
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 19 December 2014. 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 -37 9 - - 5
London +11 6 - - 1
South East -20 3 - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North West - - - -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (51.72%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
4 10 (34.48%) DHCP
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) LTE
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) 4G
7 6 (20.69%) DLNA
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
7 6 (20.69%) Network Planning
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
7 6 (20.69%) WPA2
7 6 (20.69%) HSPA
7 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) Bluetooth
7 6 (20.69%) 3G
7 6 (20.69%) Internet
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Telecoms

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
4 10 (34.48%) DHCP
4 10 (34.48%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) LTE
7 6 (20.69%) 4G
7 6 (20.69%) DLNA
7 6 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
7 6 (20.69%) WPA2
7 6 (20.69%) HSPA
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) Bluetooth
7 6 (20.69%) 3G
7 6 (20.69%) Internet
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 4 (13.79%) UPnP
8 4 (13.79%) WPA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Tester
3 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.79%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Network Planning
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Line Management
3 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
2 4 (13.79%) Nokia
3 3 (10.34%) Juniper
3 3 (10.34%) Meraki
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Nortel
5 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks