The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Security
Rank 584 536 582
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +46
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £425
% change year-on-year
- -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.25
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

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
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 25 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -94 1 - - 5
North West - 1 - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hook - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
London - - - - 2
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Paignton - - - -
Slough - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Midlands - - - -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) PBX
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) 3G
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) NGN
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) B2C
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) NETGEAR
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed