Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 870 837
Rank change year-on-year +58 -33 +24
Contract jobs citing 802.11 30 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.028% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 10
UK median daily rate £413 £420 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +28.74% +12.50%
10th Percentile £253 £281 £256
90th Percentile £592 £588 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £316 £325
% change year-on-year +34.39% -2.69% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
UK median hourly rate £48.35 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £46.54 £45.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.15 £45.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13277 17201 16260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.84% 15.63% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7958 10420 9073
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 772 803 926
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £25.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.75% +21.65% +8.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% +19.05% +16.67%

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 July 2017.

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
Top 7 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 July 2017. 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 +51 23 £425 -7.61% 7
UK excluding London +55 21 £425 +34.39% 6
South East +35 9 £425 +36.55% 2
London +17 9 £350 -33.33% 1
Scotland +45 7 £395 +92.68%
East of England -11 3 £325 -2.99% 4
South West - 2 £565 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) Wireless
3 18 (60.00%) IPsec
4 16 (53.33%) MPLS
5 14 (46.67%) LAN
5 14 (46.67%) WAN
6 13 (43.33%) OSPF
6 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
6 13 (43.33%) Firewall
6 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (36.67%) BGP
8 10 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (33.33%) SNMP
8 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
9 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 9 (30.00%) VPN
9 9 (30.00%) HSRP
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (23.33%) F5
11 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
11 7 (23.33%) Cacti
11 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
11 7 (23.33%) DNS
11 7 (23.33%) DHCP
11 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Wireless
2 18 (60.00%) IPsec
3 16 (53.33%) MPLS
4 14 (46.67%) LAN
4 14 (46.67%) WAN
5 13 (43.33%) Firewall
5 13 (43.33%) OSPF
6 11 (36.67%) BGP
7 10 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 10 (33.33%) SNMP
7 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 9 (30.00%) HSRP
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) Internet
10 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
10 7 (23.33%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Redmine
2 2 (6.67%) Trac
2 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Designer
2 3 (10.00%) Network Designer
2 3 (10.00%) Presales Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (6.67%) Security Designer
3 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) COM
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) STB
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) FreeBSD
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Presales
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
2 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 5 (16.67%) CISSP
6 4 (13.33%) CCIE
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) CCDP
7 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) CCSA
9 1 (3.33%) CNA
9 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (10.00%) Firmware
4 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Cacti
2 4 (13.33%) TrustSec
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (6.67%) Nessus
4 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM
5 1 (3.33%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) F5
3 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Mitel
5 5 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (10.00%) Siemens
7 2 (6.67%) BT
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto