Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for 802.11 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 802.11 over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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 802.11
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 824 853
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 -8
Contract jobs citing 802.11 41 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 22
UK median daily rate £338 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +18.52% +32.35%
10th Percentile £173 £306 £278
90th Percentile £400 £575 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £369 £338
% change year-on-year -8.47% +9.26% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
UK median hourly rate £26.24 £31.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.04% -26.47% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.56 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% -52.94% -

802.11 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,163 14,395 15,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.33% 14.99% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,132 8,760 8,723
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £180 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 745 911
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.56% +5.88% -5.56%

802.11
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 802.11 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 802.11.

Contractor daily rate trend for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 802.11 over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 802.11 over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
England +7 38 £325 -21.21% 14
UK excluding London +30 21 £338 -8.47% 11
London -39 19 £318 -25.07% 3
East of England -3 7 £325 -23.53% 2
South East - 7 £350 - 4
West Midlands +16 3 - - 2
Midlands +11 3 - - 2
North of England +46 2 £170 - 2
North West +11 2 £170 - 2
Scotland - 2 £278 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 802.11 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 802.11.

1 41 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 26 (63.41%) Wireless
3 25 (60.98%) Cisco
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (41.46%) LAN
5 15 (36.59%) CCNA
6 13 (31.71%) WLAN
6 13 (31.71%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (26.83%) DHCP
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (24.39%) WAN
8 10 (24.39%) Juniper
8 10 (24.39%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (24.39%) Network Design
9 9 (21.95%) CWNA
9 9 (21.95%) VPN
9 9 (21.95%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) Bluetooth
10 8 (19.51%) Firewall
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (17.07%) Wireshark
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
11 7 (17.07%) Linux
11 7 (17.07%) CCNP
12 6 (14.63%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) C
12 6 (14.63%) Broadband
12 6 (14.63%) Marketing
12 6 (14.63%) NFC

802.11
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) Wireless
2 17 (41.46%) LAN
3 13 (31.71%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (31.71%) WLAN
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (26.83%) DHCP
5 10 (24.39%) WAN
6 9 (21.95%) Bluetooth
6 9 (21.95%) DNS
6 9 (21.95%) VPN
7 8 (19.51%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (19.51%) Firewall
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
8 7 (17.07%) Wireshark
9 6 (14.63%) Broadband
9 6 (14.63%) NFC
10 5 (12.20%) HSRP
10 5 (12.20%) MPLS
10 5 (12.20%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) JUnit
1 2 (4.88%) Redmine
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
1 2 (4.88%) Trac
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.76%) FMCG
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) STB
4 1 (2.44%) ASIC
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Network Design
2 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (9.76%) Network Planning
3 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Defect Management
4 2 (4.88%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (4.88%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (4.88%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Release Management
4 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNA
3 9 (21.95%) CWNA
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 5 (12.20%) Degree
6 4 (9.76%) CISSP
7 3 (7.32%) CCIE
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.88%) CCDP
8 2 (4.88%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) CCENT
9 1 (2.44%) CCSA
9 1 (2.44%) CEH
9 1 (2.44%) CISM
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.44%) MCP
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.88%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Cacti
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (2.44%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) Juniper
3 6 (14.63%) Aruba
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Meraki
5 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.32%) F5
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.44%) AirMagnet
8 1 (2.44%) Arista
8 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.44%) MikroTik
8 1 (2.44%) Qualys
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds