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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 651 629
Rank change year-on-year +64 -22  
Contract jobs citing 802.11 13 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.007% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.047% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £430 £313 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.60% -4.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £227 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £343 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £313 £326
% change year-on-year +37.60% -4.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £49.19 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 6380 8486 8228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.19% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 5131 4503
Median daily rate £400 £387 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +10.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 360 446
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +0.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

802.11
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 802.11 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 13 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 10 £500 +50.94% 5
South East +23 4 £425 +36.00%
London - 4 £450 - 3
Scotland +38 3 £413 +101.21%
Edinburgh - 3 £413 -
Kent - 2 £425 -
Wiltshire - 2 £565 -
South West - 2 £565 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Dartford - 2 £425 -
Chippenham - 1 £555 -
Hampshire - 1 £238 -
Surrey - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 20 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) MPLS
4 13 (65.00%) OSPF
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (60.00%) CCNP
5 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) IPsec
6 11 (55.00%) Wireless
7 10 (50.00%) BGP
8 9 (45.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (45.00%) CCNA
8 9 (45.00%) WAN
8 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (40.00%) VPN
10 7 (35.00%) SNMP
10 7 (35.00%) DHCP
11 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (30.00%) Unix
11 6 (30.00%) CCIE
11 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (30.00%) VLAN
11 6 (30.00%) HSRP
12 5 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (25.00%) Network Security
12 5 (25.00%) CISSP
12 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 5 (25.00%) Internet

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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) MPLS
2 13 (65.00%) OSPF
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) IPsec
3 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) Wireless
5 10 (50.00%) BGP
6 9 (45.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (45.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) VPN
8 7 (35.00%) DHCP
8 7 (35.00%) SNMP
9 6 (30.00%) HSRP
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) VLAN
9 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (25.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) Network Security
10 5 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) COM
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.00%) Digital TV
4 1 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (5.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 4 (20.00%) CCDP
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) CCDA
7 2 (10.00%) JNCIP
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) CNA
8 1 (5.00%) CWNA
8 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
8 1 (5.00%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cacti
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) AirMagnet
5 2 (10.00%) Arista
5 2 (10.00%) BT
5 2 (10.00%) CA
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Mitel
5 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (10.00%) Siemens
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia