Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 802.1X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 802.1X over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IEEE 802.1X
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 485 732 760
Rank change year-on-year +247 +28 -45
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 36 88 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 57
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £308 £230 £296
90th Percentile £698 £598 £798
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £431
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +82.71% +21.09%
10th Percentile £27.50 £18.10 £15.24
90th Percentile £32.50 £100.22 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £30.10
% change year-on-year -45.45% +82.71% +21.09%

802.1X is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,653 26,571 32,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.89% 31.98% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,539 18,721 23,153
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £345 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 273 339
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23.30 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £64.95 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.91 £41.00
% change year-on-year -20.29% +7.10% +2.50%

802.1X
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing 802.1X as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 802.1X in England

802.1X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing 802.1X in England.

Daily rate trend for 802.1X in England

802.1X
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing 802.1X in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for 802.1X in England

802.1X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing 802.1X in England.

Hourly rate trend for 802.1X in England

802.1X
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.1X within the England region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +78 11 £475 -13.64% 4
London +182 10 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +117 6 £356 +20.76% 1
South West +88 5 £575 +27.78% 1
South East +166 3 £300 -21.31%
North West +79 3 £356 -6.25%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Midlands +88 1 £550 +10.00% 1
North East +29 1 - -
802.1X
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 802.1X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for 802.1X.

1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) BGP
3 17 (47.22%) OSPF
4 16 (44.44%) Firewall
5 14 (38.89%) Wireless
5 14 (38.89%) 802.11
5 14 (38.89%) LAN
6 13 (36.11%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (33.33%) WAN
7 12 (33.33%) DNS
7 12 (33.33%) VLAN
8 11 (30.56%) F5
8 11 (30.56%) WLAN
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (25.00%) CCNP
10 9 (25.00%) DHCP
10 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (25.00%) Python
10 9 (25.00%) VMware
11 8 (22.22%) Migration
11 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 8 (22.22%) Network Security
11 8 (22.22%) DevOps
11 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 7 (19.44%) Ansible
12 7 (19.44%) IPv6
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) EIGRP

802.1X
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.56%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Akamai
3 2 (5.56%) Azure
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Power Platform
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) BGP
2 17 (47.22%) OSPF
3 16 (44.44%) Firewall
4 14 (38.89%) 802.11
4 14 (38.89%) LAN
4 14 (38.89%) Wireless
5 13 (36.11%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (33.33%) DNS
6 12 (33.33%) VLAN
6 12 (33.33%) WAN
7 11 (30.56%) WLAN
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.00%) DHCP
9 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 8 (22.22%) Network Security
10 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
11 7 (19.44%) IPv6
11 7 (19.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) OLTP
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) Redmine
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.78%) Police
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) OAuth
3 2 (5.56%) OpenID
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.56%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) SAML
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
3 2 (5.56%) XSL
3 2 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 6 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) ASIC
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.78%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
1 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.11%) Network Management
6 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.33%) Logistics
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Network Design
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
6 3 (8.33%) Technology Roadmap
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) AWK
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Jython
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) sed
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (2.78%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (13.89%) CCIE
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.78%) CCDA
5 1 (2.78%) CCDE
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.78%) VCDX
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (2.78%) NCSC
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.56%) Forum Sentry
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.56%) systemd
3 2 (5.56%) vRealize
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.78%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) F5
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (11.11%) Meraki
5 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.56%) Arista
7 2 (5.56%) Aruba
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.56%) IronPort
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) Okta
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Siebel
7 2 (5.56%) Tufin
7 2 (5.56%) Zscaler