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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Security
Rank 572 554 523
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£318 £285 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -38.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £193 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £377 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £285 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -

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
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 16 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 26 January 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 -27 4 £318 +11.40% 10
City of London - 1 £350 - 1
South East - 1 £275 - 4
London - 1 £350 - 3
Berkshire - 1 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (33.33%) WLAN
6 6 (33.33%) Juniper
6 6 (33.33%) BGP
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) F5
7 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
7 5 (27.78%) Aruba
7 5 (27.78%) Analytics
7 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (27.78%) Meraki
7 5 (27.78%) HP ASE
7 5 (27.78%) AirMagnet
7 5 (27.78%) Identity Management
7 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 5 (27.78%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) Motorola
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) WLAN
4 6 (33.33%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) OSPF
5 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
5 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (11.11%) FCoE
7 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.11%) IPv6
8 1 (5.56%) SAN
8 1 (5.56%) MPLS
8 1 (5.56%) SNMP
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Network Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Identity Management
1 5 (27.78%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) HP ASE
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) ACSP
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) HP MASE
6 2 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) CISM
6 2 (11.11%) CCSE
6 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) Juniper
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Meraki
3 5 (27.78%) Motorola
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) AirMagnet
3 5 (27.78%) Aruba
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Apple