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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Security
Rank 609 607 582
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.065% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £170
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +61.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 11 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 17 £325 -7.14% 10
South East +22 6 £425 +54.54% 1
Berkshire +13 6 £425 +54.54% 1
Reading - 6 £425 -
South West - 6 £320 - 2
London +8 4 £498 +42.14% 4
Bristol - 4 £320 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 2
Swindon - 2 - - 2
City of London +33 1 - - 1
Feltham - 1 £450 -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) Network Design
3 9 (34.62%) Network Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 7 (26.92%) ISA Server
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
5 7 (26.92%) Security Management
5 7 (26.92%) WSUS
5 7 (26.92%) UAG
5 7 (26.92%) PKI
6 6 (23.08%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) VoIP
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
7 5 (19.23%) High Availability
7 5 (19.23%) HND
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) 802.11
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) CCNP

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (23.08%) Internet
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) VoIP
6 5 (19.23%) 802.11
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.69%) LTE
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) SSL
8 2 (7.69%) Telepresence
9 1 (3.85%) DHCP
9 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.85%) French Language
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Wireless Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Network Architecture
1 9 (34.62%) Network Design
2 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
2 7 (26.92%) Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) People Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) HND
4 4 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CWNA
6 1 (3.85%) CCDA
6 1 (3.85%) CCDP
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) ISA Server
1 7 (26.92%) UAG
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) Polycom
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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