Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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 802.1X
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 754 773
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -36
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 121 108 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 91
UK median daily rate £440 £427 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% +3.52% +6.45%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £305
90th Percentile £743 £556 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £419 £352
% change year-on-year -7.46% +18.96% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
UK median hourly rate £26.21 £24.86 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -41.51% +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.24 £23.91 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.71 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.21 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -44.83% +11.76% +6.25%

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 35,654 31,963 32,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.98% 32.38% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,160 22,196 22,459
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 393 387
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.46%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.25 £13.40
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
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 802.1X within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +10 120 £440 -2.22% 30
London -14 69 £468 +3.89% 16
UK excluding London -29 51 £388 -7.46% 16
North of England -8 22 £413 -13.16% 2
South East -8 15 £325 -13.33% 5
East of England +1 14 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -11 13 £413 -13.16%
North West -13 6 £513 +266.07% 2
North East - 3 - -
South West -11 1 £375 -32.43% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 96 (79.34%) Firewall
2 95 (78.51%) Cisco
3 87 (71.90%) Wireless
4 60 (49.59%) VPN
5 59 (48.76%) LAN
6 51 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (42.15%) SolarWinds
7 44 (36.36%) OSPF
8 43 (35.54%) WAN
9 42 (34.71%) CCNP
9 42 (34.71%) 802.11
9 42 (34.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 41 (33.88%) Cisco ISE
10 41 (33.88%) BGP
11 39 (32.23%) DNS
12 37 (30.58%) Security Cleared
13 34 (28.10%) TCP/IP
14 33 (27.27%) F5
15 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
15 32 (26.45%) Juniper
15 32 (26.45%) SC Cleared
15 32 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (25.62%) VLAN
16 31 (25.62%) IPsec
16 31 (25.62%) WLAN
17 29 (23.97%) Data Centre
17 29 (23.97%) Cisco Wireless
18 28 (23.14%) ITIL
19 27 (22.31%) Palo Alto
20 26 (21.49%) Ethernet

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 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.61%) Office 365
4 5 (4.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Akamai
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) G Suite
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 96 (79.34%) Firewall
2 87 (71.90%) Wireless
3 60 (49.59%) VPN
4 59 (48.76%) LAN
5 44 (36.36%) OSPF
6 43 (35.54%) WAN
7 42 (34.71%) 802.11
7 42 (34.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (33.88%) BGP
8 41 (33.88%) Cisco ISE
9 39 (32.23%) DNS
10 34 (28.10%) TCP/IP
11 32 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (25.62%) IPsec
12 31 (25.62%) VLAN
12 31 (25.62%) WLAN
13 29 (23.97%) Cisco Wireless
14 26 (21.49%) EIGRP
14 26 (21.49%) Ethernet
15 25 (20.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) DTS
1 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.96%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (57.85%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.66%) Architect
3 18 (14.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Network Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Juniper Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Data Network Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) HTML
1 2 (1.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) REST
2 1 (0.83%) RESTful
2 1 (0.83%) RFC 2544
2 1 (0.83%) Twisted
2 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.40%) Private Cloud
3 12 (9.92%) PKI
4 6 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) BYOD
6 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) ASIC
7 1 (0.83%) CCTV
7 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
7 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.83%) Verilog
7 1 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Linux
3 11 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.96%) Unix
5 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.65%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) VMS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) ITIL
2 18 (14.88%) Load Balancing
2 18 (14.88%) Network Design
2 18 (14.88%) Network Management
3 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (7.44%) Change Management
4 9 (7.44%) Project Management
5 8 (6.61%) Network Architecture
5 8 (6.61%) Network Virtualisation
5 8 (6.61%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.96%) Change Control
8 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.13%) Migration
9 4 (3.31%) Cryptography
9 4 (3.31%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.31%) Service Design
9 4 (3.31%) Validation
10 3 (2.48%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) C
2 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
2 2 (1.65%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.83%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) Tcl
3 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (34.71%) CCNP
3 37 (30.58%) Security Cleared
4 32 (26.45%) SC Cleared
5 16 (13.22%) CCIE
5 16 (13.22%) CCNA
6 13 (10.74%) Degree
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.48%) CCDP
8 3 (2.48%) CCIE Data Center
8 3 (2.48%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.48%) MCSE
9 2 (1.65%) CCDE
9 2 (1.65%) CCENT
9 2 (1.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (1.65%) CCSA
9 2 (1.65%) MOS
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) MISRA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.13%) ProxySG
2 5 (4.13%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.65%) Firmware
4 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (21.49%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (9.09%) Cacti
3 9 (7.44%) FortiGate
3 9 (7.44%) Nagios
4 7 (5.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.48%) TrustSec
6 2 (1.65%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (1.65%) OpenView
6 2 (1.65%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.83%) Grafana
7 1 (0.83%) Nessus
7 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.83%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 95 (78.51%) Cisco
2 51 (42.15%) SolarWinds
3 33 (27.27%) F5
4 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
4 32 (26.45%) Juniper
5 27 (22.31%) Palo Alto
6 18 (14.88%) VMware
7 16 (13.22%) Meraki
8 15 (12.40%) Aruba
9 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.74%) Riverbed
10 11 (9.09%) Infoblox
11 9 (7.44%) Fortinet
11 9 (7.44%) HP
12 8 (6.61%) Aerohive Networks
13 7 (5.79%) Symantec
14 6 (4.96%) Blue Coat
15 5 (4.13%) Citrix
16 3 (2.48%) Avaya
16 3 (2.48%) Dell