The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless Security over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Security
Rank 633 617 612
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 15 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Median daily rate £470 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8530 8022 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5171 4464 3829
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
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 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 393
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.78 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Wireless Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Wireless Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -9 10 £440 -2.22% 13
London -6 5 £440 -22.63% 5
South East -6 4 £500 +11.11% 1
South Wales - 4 £600 -
Wales - 4 £600 -
City of London - 4 £440 -
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
Reading - 2 £500 -
West Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless Security 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 Wireless Security.

1 35 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (68.57%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 14 (40.00%) UAG
5 14 (40.00%) Security Management
5 14 (40.00%) ISA Server
5 14 (40.00%) PKI
5 14 (40.00%) WSUS
5 14 (40.00%) Network Architecture
6 13 (37.14%) Identity Management
7 12 (34.29%) Internet
8 11 (31.43%) LAN
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco
10 9 (25.71%) WAN
11 8 (22.86%) Network Design
11 8 (22.86%) CISSP
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (17.14%) Network Security
14 5 (14.29%) Degree
14 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (14.29%) CEH
14 5 (14.29%) Information Security
14 5 (14.29%) VPN
15 4 (11.43%) DNS
15 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
15 4 (11.43%) CREST Certified

Wireless Security
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (68.57%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (34.29%) Internet
5 11 (31.43%) LAN
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
7 6 (17.14%) Network Security
8 5 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (11.43%) DNS
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (5.71%) DHCP
11 2 (5.71%) IPsec
11 2 (5.71%) SSL
11 2 (5.71%) Telepresence
11 2 (5.71%) VoIP
11 2 (5.71%) WLAN
12 1 (2.86%) 802.11
12 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Security Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Field Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
1 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 14 (40.00%) Security Management
2 13 (37.14%) Identity Management
3 8 (22.86%) Network Design
4 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Social Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.86%) Database Security
8 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Server Hardening
8 1 (2.86%) Threat Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
1 3 (8.57%) C++
1 3 (8.57%) Java
1 3 (8.57%) Perl
1 3 (8.57%) PHP
1 3 (8.57%) Python
1 3 (8.57%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 5 (14.29%) CEH
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) CREST Certified
4 3 (8.57%) CISA
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) OSCP
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CCDP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) APMP
6 1 (2.86%) CCDA
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) ISA Server
1 14 (40.00%) UAG
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.71%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) BT
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.86%) Intel
4 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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