Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 July 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 726 782 725
Rank change year-on-year +56 -57 +47
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 107 125 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 111
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £289 £274 £300
90th Percentile £600 £790 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.59% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £30.21 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.98% +21.50% -44.76%
10th Percentile £14.63 £15.24 £23.98
90th Percentile £72.38 £43.75 £49.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.91 £30.21 £47.50
% change year-on-year +101.64% -36.41% +5.56%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,451 35,093 30,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.99% 33.98% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,580 24,707 21,156
UK median daily rate £491 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 367 381
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.15% +7.36%
10th Percentile £18.62 £15.24 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £58.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

802.1X
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 802.1X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 802.1X over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 802.1X over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
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 802.1X within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2019. 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 +34 97 £475 +10.14% 28
UK excluding London +44 59 £450 +33.33% 25
London +31 40 £475 -4.52% 5
East of England +15 17 £550 +69.23% 4
South East +3 13 £381 +17.31% 11
North of England +16 11 £295 -25.08% 3
South West -9 10 £450 +20.00% 4
North East +23 7 £295 -
Midlands +23 5 £500 - 1
North West +26 4 £358 +14.40% 3
Scotland +22 3 £363 +12.84% 1
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +13 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 with a requirement for 802.1X.

1 63 (58.88%) Cisco
2 60 (56.07%) Firewall
3 55 (51.40%) OSPF
4 54 (50.47%) WAN
4 54 (50.47%) Wireless
5 51 (47.66%) VPN
6 50 (46.73%) LAN
6 50 (46.73%) BGP
7 47 (43.93%) F5
8 45 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (37.38%) TCP/IP
10 38 (35.51%) Palo Alto
11 37 (34.58%) 802.11
12 35 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (29.91%) VLAN
13 32 (29.91%) CCNP
13 32 (29.91%) DNS
14 30 (28.04%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (27.10%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (26.17%) IPsec
17 27 (25.23%) SolarWinds
17 27 (25.23%) Data Centre
17 27 (25.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 26 (24.30%) DHCP
19 25 (23.36%) Juniper
19 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
20 23 (21.50%) EIGRP
21 22 (20.56%) CCNA
22 21 (19.63%) Linux
22 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared

802.1X
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 6 (5.61%) Apache
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.28%) Office 365
3 7 (6.54%) Akamai
4 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (1.87%) G Suite
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.07%) Firewall
2 55 (51.40%) OSPF
3 54 (50.47%) WAN
3 54 (50.47%) Wireless
4 51 (47.66%) VPN
5 50 (46.73%) BGP
5 50 (46.73%) LAN
6 40 (37.38%) TCP/IP
7 37 (34.58%) 802.11
8 35 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (29.91%) DNS
9 32 (29.91%) VLAN
10 30 (28.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (27.10%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (26.17%) IPsec
13 27 (25.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 26 (24.30%) DHCP
15 23 (21.50%) EIGRP
16 21 (19.63%) Cisco ISE
17 20 (18.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MySQL
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.87%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.93%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Trac
General
1 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.35%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Finance
4 4 (3.74%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (56.07%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Architect
4 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Lead Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Network Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) J2EE
2 4 (3.74%) HTML
3 3 (2.80%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) CGI
4 1 (0.93%) POSIX
4 1 (0.93%) Qt
4 1 (0.93%) XMPP
4 1 (0.93%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) PKI
3 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.67%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.87%) e-Health
6 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) Windows
3 12 (11.21%) Unix
4 8 (7.48%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.74%) Android
8 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.93%) CentOS
10 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) uClinux
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) Migration
2 15 (14.02%) Network Management
3 14 (13.08%) Project Management
4 13 (12.15%) Change Management
4 13 (12.15%) ITIL
5 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.54%) Network Design
7 6 (5.61%) Analytics
7 6 (5.61%) Architectural Design
7 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (4.67%) Development Roadmap
8 5 (4.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (4.67%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.48%) Java
2 8 (7.48%) Python
3 5 (4.67%) C
4 4 (3.74%) SQL
5 3 (2.80%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Lua
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (29.91%) CCNP
3 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
4 22 (20.56%) CCNA
5 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.35%) CCIE
7 7 (6.54%) Degree
8 3 (2.80%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.80%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.87%) SANS
10 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.93%) MOS
10 1 (0.93%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) HIPAA
3 3 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) COBIT
4 2 (1.87%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) NIST
4 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.93%) NCSC
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.54%) Firmware
4 5 (4.67%) Squid
4 5 (4.67%) Varnish
4 5 (4.67%) vSphere
5 4 (3.74%) ProxySG
5 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.80%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (8.41%) Cacti
2 9 (8.41%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.41%) Nagios
2 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.41%) Puppet
3 8 (7.48%) vCenter Server
4 7 (6.54%) TrustSec
5 4 (3.74%) Nmap
6 3 (2.80%) Iperf
7 2 (1.87%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.87%) vRealize
7 2 (1.87%) WSUS
8 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.93%) Kibana
8 1 (0.93%) Nessus
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 63 (58.88%) Cisco
2 47 (43.93%) F5
3 38 (35.51%) Palo Alto
4 27 (25.23%) SolarWinds
5 25 (23.36%) Juniper
6 21 (19.63%) Riverbed
7 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
8 15 (14.02%) VMware
9 12 (11.21%) Aerohive Networks
9 12 (11.21%) Blue Coat
9 12 (11.21%) Fortinet
10 10 (9.35%) Arista
11 8 (7.48%) CheckPoint
12 7 (6.54%) McAfee
13 6 (5.61%) Meraki
14 5 (4.67%) Aruba
14 5 (4.67%) Citrix
14 5 (4.67%) EMC
14 5 (4.67%) Oracle
14 5 (4.67%) Unisys