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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEEE 802.11
UK
Rank 590 608 598
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing 802.11 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.19% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Median daily rate £365 £320 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £377 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £281
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
6842 7350 7515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.47% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 4287 4244
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 365 418
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 8 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +23 7 £365 +14.06% 7
London - 3 £373 - 3
North West +27 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £313 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Wireless
4 13 (50.00%) Firewall
4 13 (50.00%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) MPLS
6 11 (42.31%) OSPF
6 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
7 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (38.46%) CCNP
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (34.62%) BGP
9 8 (30.77%) IPsec
9 8 (30.77%) VPN
9 8 (30.77%) DHCP
9 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
10 7 (26.92%) SSH
11 6 (23.08%) PPP
11 6 (23.08%) RIP
11 6 (23.08%) CCNA
11 6 (23.08%) Juniper
11 6 (23.08%) CISSP
11 6 (23.08%) Linux
11 6 (23.08%) Ethernet

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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Wireless
2 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) MPLS
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
4 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) BGP
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) DHCP
7 8 (30.77%) IPsec
7 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) SSH
9 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 6 (23.08%) PPP
9 6 (23.08%) RIP
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 6 (23.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (11.54%) COM
3 2 (7.69%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (7.69%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.69%) WebKit
3 2 (7.69%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.69%) Digital TV
2 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) STB
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (7.69%) FreeBSD
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Mandriva Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Change Control
2 3 (11.54%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) Network Management
2 3 (11.54%) Presales
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (7.69%) Database Security
3 2 (7.69%) DRM
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 2 (7.69%) SIEM
3 2 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (3.85%) Escalation Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCNP
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
2 6 (23.08%) CISSP
3 5 (19.23%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) CCDA
5 2 (7.69%) CLAS
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.85%) CWNA
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.54%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CME
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView
4 1 (3.85%) SmokePing
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Aruba
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) BT
5 4 (15.38%) CA
5 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) AirMagnet
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Conax
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Nagra
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Verimatrix
7 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet