Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 565 722 759
Rank change year-on-year +157 +37 -57
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 91 124 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 55
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £400 £296 £250
90th Percentile £575 £650 £529
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £350
% change year-on-year - +35.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 9
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.91 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.07% +69.68% -28.57%
10th Percentile £27.50 £15.58 £25.09
90th Percentile £32.50 £66.81 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £50.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.07% +69.68% -28.57%

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 16,996 29,277 30,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.38% 33.24% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,686 20,834 21,684
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £626
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £473
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.17% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 263 316
Median hourly rate £37.60 £42.50 £41.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +3.14% +2.04%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.50 £18.75
90th Percentile £69.50 £59.60 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.53 £41.41
% change year-on-year -15.72% +0.28% +2.86%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
London +136 36 £525 +10.53% 3
East of England +33 28 £450 -14.29% 3
South East +105 17 £495 +1.54% 2
Midlands +60 5 £550 +10.00% 1
North of England +43 3 £363 -9.38% 4
West Midlands +43 2 £650 +30.00% 1
South West +30 2 - - 3
North West +25 2 £363 -9.38% 4
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
North East +22 1 - -
802.1X
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 57 (62.64%) Cisco
2 52 (57.14%) Wireless
3 46 (50.55%) LAN
3 46 (50.55%) WLAN
4 41 (45.05%) Ethernet
5 40 (43.96%) TCP/IP
6 38 (41.76%) 802.11
6 38 (41.76%) BGP
7 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (35.16%) OSPF
8 32 (35.16%) Firewall
8 32 (35.16%) WAN
9 31 (34.07%) CCNP
10 30 (32.97%) VPN
11 29 (31.87%) Juniper
12 28 (30.77%) EIGRP
13 27 (29.67%) Wireshark
14 26 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (27.47%) Broadband
15 25 (27.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (27.47%) Cisco ISE
16 24 (26.37%) MPLS
17 22 (24.18%) Multicast
18 21 (23.08%) CCNA
19 20 (21.98%) DNS
19 20 (21.98%) DHCP
19 20 (21.98%) Cisco IOS
20 18 (19.78%) VMware
20 18 (19.78%) Python
20 18 (19.78%) Internet

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 7 (7.69%) Confluence
2 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Azure
2 4 (4.40%) AWS
3 3 (3.30%) Office 365
4 2 (2.20%) Akamai
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) G Suite
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (57.14%) Wireless
2 46 (50.55%) LAN
2 46 (50.55%) WLAN
3 41 (45.05%) Ethernet
4 40 (43.96%) TCP/IP
5 38 (41.76%) 802.11
5 38 (41.76%) BGP
6 32 (35.16%) Firewall
6 32 (35.16%) OSPF
6 32 (35.16%) WAN
7 30 (32.97%) VPN
8 28 (30.77%) EIGRP
9 27 (29.67%) Wireshark
10 26 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (27.47%) Broadband
11 25 (27.47%) Cisco ISE
11 25 (27.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (26.37%) MPLS
13 22 (24.18%) Multicast
14 20 (21.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (13.19%) JIRA
3 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) Redmine
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) JMeter
5 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
2 14 (15.38%) Front Office
2 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 12 (13.19%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Data Network Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Linux Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Python Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Architect
10 5 (5.49%) C Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Designer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Tester
12 3 (3.30%) Consultant
12 3 (3.30%) Network Designer
12 3 (3.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) XML
2 2 (2.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Device Driver
1 16 (17.58%) Video\Live Streaming
2 11 (12.09%) PKI
3 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.79%) IPTV
5 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) e-Health
8 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.10%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.10%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Linux
3 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.89%) VMS
4 9 (9.89%) Windows 8
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.49%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) Android
6 2 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Technical Leadership
2 17 (18.68%) Change Management
2 17 (18.68%) Service Delivery
3 16 (17.58%) Software Architecture
4 15 (16.48%) ITIL
5 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (14.29%) Network Management
7 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.99%) ITSM
8 10 (10.99%) Project Management
8 10 (10.99%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (10.99%) Service Management
8 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.89%) Network Virtualisation
10 8 (8.79%) Break/Fix
10 8 (8.79%) Defect Management
10 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Proactive Maintenance
10 8 (8.79%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) Python
2 15 (16.48%) Perl
3 7 (7.69%) C
3 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.20%) SQL
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (34.07%) CCNP
3 21 (23.08%) CCNA
4 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
5 13 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 11 (12.09%) CCIE
7 7 (7.69%) CCIE Security
8 4 (4.40%) CCDP
9 2 (2.20%) CCDA
9 2 (2.20%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) Degree
10 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (9.89%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (9.89%) XenApp
3 9 (9.89%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.10%) Firmware
5 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Cisco Prime
1 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (18.68%) Puppet
2 15 (16.48%) Cacti
2 15 (16.48%) Nagios
2 15 (16.48%) NetMRI
2 15 (16.48%) Statseeker
2 15 (16.48%) ZABBIX
3 8 (8.79%) HP ALM
4 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (4.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.40%) SCOM
6 2 (2.20%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (2.20%) systemd
6 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.20%) vRealize
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.10%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (1.10%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 57 (62.64%) Cisco
2 29 (31.87%) Juniper
3 18 (19.78%) VMware
4 15 (16.48%) NetScout
4 15 (16.48%) Solarflare
5 11 (12.09%) Citrix
5 11 (12.09%) Dell
6 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.89%) HP
8 8 (8.79%) CA
8 8 (8.79%) F5
9 7 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.59%) Meraki
11 4 (4.40%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (4.40%) Clearswift
11 4 (4.40%) EMC
12 3 (3.30%) Aruba
12 3 (3.30%) MikroTik
12 3 (3.30%) Riverbed