Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 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
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 674 445 710
Rank change year-on-year -229 +265 +53
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 56 46 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 47
10th Percentile £163 £295 £247
25th Percentile £248 £328 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £430 £400
Median % change year-on-year -0.06% +7.56% -11.11%
75th Percentile £488 £503 £481
90th Percentile £600 £610 £560
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
10th Percentile £15.14 " £35.25
25th Percentile £18.26 " £50.63
Median hourly rate £26.25 £50.00 £77.50
Median % change year-on-year -47.50% -35.48% +195.75%
75th Percentile £33.75 £52.50 £78.75
90th Percentile " £54.00 "
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £50.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year -47.50% -35.48% +195.75%

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 19,018 8,319 25,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.66% 32.11% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,841 5,950 17,897
10th Percentile £363 £325 £343
25th Percentile £425 £411 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 69 229
10th Percentile £18.39 £21.15 £17.48
25th Percentile £30.94 £30.00 £30.03
Median hourly rate £49.00 £44.50 £46.40
Median % change year-on-year +10.11% -4.09% +10.89%
75th Percentile £63.00 £54.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £71.50 £61.60 £69.00
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -2.78% +7.95%

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 22 September 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing 802.1X in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 2021. 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 -178 18 £431 +7.81% 6
South East -84 14 £410 +11.56% 1
East of England -53 9 £225 -51.35% 2
North of England -80 7 £400 +14.29% 4
North West -53 4 £200 -42.86% 1
South West -50 3 £450 -7.69% 2
Yorkshire -44 2 £450 - 3
Midlands -78 2 £240 +20.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 £240 -
North East - 1 £400 -
802.1X
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 26 (46.43%) Wireless
2 24 (42.86%) Firewall
2 24 (42.86%) 802.11
3 21 (37.50%) VPN
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco
5 18 (32.14%) DNS
5 18 (32.14%) DHCP
5 18 (32.14%) Social Skills
6 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 14 (25.00%) OSPF
8 13 (23.21%) BGP
8 13 (23.21%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (23.21%) WLAN
8 13 (23.21%) Network Security
9 12 (21.43%) F5
9 12 (21.43%) VLAN
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) CCNP
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (21.43%) IPsec
10 11 (19.64%) LAN
10 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 10 (17.86%) WAN
11 10 (17.86%) MS Visio
11 10 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (17.86%) Palo Alto
12 9 (16.07%) IPv4
12 9 (16.07%) Degree
13 8 (14.29%) PKI

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 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (7.14%) Azure
3 3 (5.36%) AWS
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.79%) GCP
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) Wireless
2 24 (42.86%) 802.11
2 24 (42.86%) Firewall
3 21 (37.50%) VPN
4 18 (32.14%) DHCP
4 18 (32.14%) DNS
5 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 14 (25.00%) OSPF
7 13 (23.21%) BGP
7 13 (23.21%) Network Security
7 13 (23.21%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (23.21%) WLAN
8 12 (21.43%) IPsec
8 12 (21.43%) VLAN
9 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (19.64%) LAN
10 10 (17.86%) WAN
11 9 (16.07%) IPv4
12 8 (14.29%) GSM
12 8 (14.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (32.14%) Social Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Military
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) RF Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) PC Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) PC Support
6 3 (5.36%) PC Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (14.29%) PKI
3 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.79%) AS400
7 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.79%) CCTV
7 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.79%) IPTV
7 1 (1.79%) iSeries
7 1 (1.79%) IVR
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.14%) SABSA
6 4 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (5.36%) DevSecOps
7 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Product Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C
1 5 (8.93%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (3.57%) Tcl
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) CCNP
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
5 6 (10.71%) CISSP
6 4 (7.14%) GIAC
7 3 (5.36%) CCIE
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.36%) MCP
7 3 (5.36%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (1.79%) CWNA
8 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) QA
4 2 (3.57%) ISO 9000
4 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (1.79%) GDPR
5 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.36%) HP ALM
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.57%) Iperf
4 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.79%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco
2 12 (21.43%) F5
3 10 (17.86%) Palo Alto
4 7 (12.50%) HP
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) Aruba
5 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.93%) Juniper
6 4 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.36%) Fujitsu
7 3 (5.36%) McAfee
7 3 (5.36%) Meraki
7 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.57%) Huawei
8 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.79%) BT
9 1 (1.79%) VMware