The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless Security over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Security
Rank 600 567 579
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 13 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £420 -
% change year-on-year
-13.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
8494 7098 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4807 3899 3950
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 449 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Wireless Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireless Security
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK.

Wireless Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wireless Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Wireless Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wireless Security
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK.

Wireless Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
England -23 13 £375 +3.44% 8
London -2 7 £488 +30.00% 3
City of London +15 2 £500 +33.33%
South East -19 2 £313 - 5
East of England -16 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Greenwich - - - -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wireless Security 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 Wireless Security.

1 32 (100.00%) Wireless
2 22 (68.75%) LAN
3 21 (65.63%) Cisco
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (43.75%) WAN
6 13 (40.63%) WLAN
7 11 (34.38%) Juniper
7 11 (34.38%) Aruba
8 10 (31.25%) BGP
8 10 (31.25%) CCNP
9 9 (28.13%) OSPF
9 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
9 9 (28.13%) HP
9 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
9 9 (28.13%) Motorola
9 9 (28.13%) AirMagnet
9 9 (28.13%) HP ASE
9 9 (28.13%) F5
9 9 (28.13%) Analytics
9 9 (28.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (28.13%) Meraki
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (25.00%) NetScaler
10 8 (25.00%) Citrix
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
11 7 (21.88%) ACSP
12 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
12 5 (15.63%) Firewall
12 5 (15.63%) Finance

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wireless Security 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 Wireless Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Wireless
2 22 (68.75%) LAN
3 14 (43.75%) WAN
4 13 (40.63%) WLAN
5 10 (31.25%) BGP
6 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
6 9 (28.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (28.13%) OSPF
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (25.00%) NetScaler
8 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (12.50%) 3G
9 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (9.38%) HSPA
10 3 (9.38%) LTE
10 3 (9.38%) WiMAX
10 3 (9.38%) 4G
10 3 (9.38%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (9.38%) UMTS
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Network Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Account Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Buyer
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Testing Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
1 9 (28.13%) Analytics
2 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Security Management
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) SIEM
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNP
3 9 (28.13%) HP ASE
4 7 (21.88%) ACSP
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) CCDA
5 4 (12.50%) CCDP
5 4 (12.50%) CISSP
5 4 (12.50%) CISM
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (6.25%) HP MASE
7 2 (6.25%) CCSE
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) Juniper
2 11 (34.38%) Aruba
3 9 (28.13%) F5
3 9 (28.13%) Meraki
3 9 (28.13%) Motorola
3 9 (28.13%) AirMagnet
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.25%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Nortel
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) Aerohive Networks