Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 February 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 493 572 602
Rank change year-on-year +79 +30 -1
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 51 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.13% 0.15% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 23
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £481 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £259
90th Percentile £595 £750 £415
UK median daily rate £450 £469 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +33.93% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.50 £66.81 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +90.89% -16.67%
10th Percentile £76.25 £17.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £66.81 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £77.50 £66.81 £26.24
% change year-on-year +16.00% +154.64% -37.53%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,755 15,978 14,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.50% 30.14% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,335 10,521 9,719
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 206 225
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £41.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +1.54% +7.38%
10th Percentile £18.25 £15.89 £15.09
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.63 £56.74
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £41.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.37% +4.61% -

802.1X
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing 802.1X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for 802.1X in the UK excluding London

802.1X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 802.1X in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for 802.1X in the UK excluding London

802.1X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 802.1X in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 802.1X in the UK excluding London

802.1X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.1X in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 802.1X in the UK excluding London

802.1X
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
South East +92 23 £490 +0.51% 10
East of England +30 19 £410 -13.68% 3
Midlands +46 5 £500 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
North of England +42 2 £400 - 5
West Midlands +37 2 £650 +30.00% 2
South West +17 2 - - 5
North West +12 1 £400 - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - -
802.1X
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for 802.1X.

1 31 (60.78%) Cisco
2 25 (49.02%) 802.11
2 25 (49.02%) Wireless
3 24 (47.06%) WAN
3 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 23 (45.10%) Firewall
5 21 (41.18%) LAN
6 18 (35.29%) WLAN
7 17 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 17 (33.33%) BGP
8 16 (31.37%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (29.41%) DNS
9 15 (29.41%) Broadband
10 14 (27.45%) Windows
10 14 (27.45%) DV Cleared
10 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
11 13 (25.49%) Internet
12 12 (23.53%) Dell
12 12 (23.53%) VPN
12 12 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (23.53%) VMware
13 11 (21.57%) PKI
13 11 (21.57%) IPsec
13 11 (21.57%) DHCP
13 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.57%) Juniper
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
13 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (21.57%) HSRP

802.1X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 6 (11.76%) Confluence
1 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Azure
2 3 (5.88%) AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) 802.11
1 25 (49.02%) Wireless
2 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 24 (47.06%) WAN
3 23 (45.10%) Firewall
4 21 (41.18%) LAN
5 18 (35.29%) WLAN
6 17 (33.33%) BGP
6 17 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 15 (29.41%) Broadband
7 15 (29.41%) DNS
8 13 (25.49%) Internet
9 12 (23.53%) VPN
9 12 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (21.57%) DHCP
10 11 (21.57%) HSRP
10 11 (21.57%) IPsec
11 10 (19.61%) EIGRP
11 10 (19.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
2 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Leader
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Python Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Firewall Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) PKI
2 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
2 8 (15.69%) Video\Live Streaming
3 7 (13.73%) IPTV
4 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Clustering
7 1 (1.96%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.96%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) SCADA
7 1 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) VMS
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITSM
1 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
1 10 (19.61%) Service Management
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (17.65%) Network Management
2 9 (17.65%) Network Virtualisation
2 9 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
2 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
2 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 8 (15.69%) Break/Fix
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (15.69%) Proactive Maintenance
3 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (13.73%) Defect Management
4 7 (13.73%) Open Source
4 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Python
2 7 (13.73%) C
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) DV Cleared
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.73%) CCIE
3 7 (13.73%) CCNP
4 5 (9.80%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (3.92%) CCDA
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE Security
6 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) NCSC
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (17.65%) XenApp
3 9 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP ALM
2 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) Ansible
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco
2 12 (23.53%) Dell
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Juniper
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
6 6 (11.76%) CA
7 4 (7.84%) Clearswift
7 4 (7.84%) EMC
7 4 (7.84%) F5
8 3 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (5.88%) MikroTik
9 2 (3.92%) Aruba
9 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.92%) McAfee
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle
9 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.92%) Riverbed