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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Security
Rank 651 656 629
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.064% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £510 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -12.10%
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
8297 7834 8460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 4500 4673
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 545 478
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 16 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 27 September 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 +30 6 £400 -8.57% 4
North West - 2 £310 - 1
Manchester - 2 £310 - 1
City of London +10 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £575 +27.77% 1
Essex +4 1 £575 +27.77%
London -8 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £480 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £480 -
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Rochdale - 1 £320 -
Hove - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £575 -
Telford - 1 £480 -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 34 (100.00%) Wireless
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
5 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (29.41%) CCNP
6 10 (29.41%) LAN
7 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (23.53%) VPN
8 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
8 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
9 7 (20.59%) JNCIP
9 7 (20.59%) JNCIE
9 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
9 7 (20.59%) CCSE
9 7 (20.59%) APMP
9 7 (20.59%) Splunk
9 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (20.59%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (20.59%) CCIE
9 7 (20.59%) OpenView
9 7 (20.59%) HP
9 7 (20.59%) Juniper
9 7 (20.59%) SNMP
9 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (20.59%) IPsec

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:

Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Wireless
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (29.41%) LAN
4 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
5 7 (20.59%) IPsec
5 7 (20.59%) SNMP
6 6 (17.65%) BGP
6 6 (17.65%) OSPF
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
7 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
7 5 (14.71%) MPLS
7 5 (14.71%) Network Security
7 5 (14.71%) RSVP
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Architect
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
1 7 (20.59%) Security Manager
1 7 (20.59%) Security Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Firewall Support
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) CESG
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
2 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 7 (20.59%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) ERP
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
7 1 (2.94%) Product Management
7 1 (2.94%) Threat Management
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
1 4 (11.76%) C++
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) Perl
1 4 (11.76%) PHP
1 4 (11.76%) Python
1 4 (11.76%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 7 (20.59%) APMP
4 7 (20.59%) CCIE
4 7 (20.59%) CCSE
4 7 (20.59%) JNCIE
4 7 (20.59%) JNCIP
5 5 (14.71%) CISA
5 5 (14.71%) CISSP
6 4 (11.76%) CEH
6 4 (11.76%) CREST Certified
6 4 (11.76%) OSCP
7 3 (8.82%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) CCDP
8 2 (5.88%) CCNA
9 1 (2.94%) CCDA
9 1 (2.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (20.59%) OpenView
3 2 (5.88%) TrustSec
4 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.59%) HP
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) Splunk
4 5 (14.71%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) BT
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) IronPort
6 1 (2.94%) Nokia
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire