Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 727 769
Rank change year-on-year -47 +42 -36
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 84 115 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 84 77
UK median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -4.11%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £225
90th Percentile £450 £557 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
UK median hourly rate £26.24 £42.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.53% -16.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.00 £31.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.23 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -20.00% +35.48%

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 32,109 30,272 31,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.92% 31.55% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,873 20,941 21,627
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 338 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.43 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £56.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.61 £38.75 £38.88
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.32% +11.07%

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 17 February 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 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 802.1X in the UK

802.1X
Top 12 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 17 February 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 -49 81 £338 -25.00% 27
UK excluding London +16 44 £350 -22.22% 18
London -65 39 £318 -29.44% 12
South East -17 14 £350 -22.22% 6
East of England -12 12 £320 - 1
West Midlands +8 10 £404 -10.28%
Midlands +8 10 £404 -10.28% 1
North of England +22 5 £250 -44.44% 6
North West +15 4 £225 - 6
South West +17 2 £450 +15.38% 1
Scotland -13 2 £340 +36.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £300 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 57 (67.86%) Cisco
2 49 (58.33%) 802.11
3 38 (45.24%) Firewall
4 37 (44.05%) DHCP
4 37 (44.05%) DNS
5 34 (40.48%) VPN
6 32 (38.10%) Wireless
7 31 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (33.33%) LAN
9 26 (30.95%) IPsec
10 24 (28.57%) Juniper
10 24 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (28.57%) HSRP
11 22 (26.19%) CCNA
11 22 (26.19%) WAN
12 21 (25.00%) HP
12 21 (25.00%) Windows
12 21 (25.00%) OSPF
13 20 (23.81%) BGP
13 20 (23.81%) VMware
13 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
14 19 (22.62%) MPLS
15 18 (21.43%) CCNP
15 18 (21.43%) Ethernet
15 18 (21.43%) SSL
15 18 (21.43%) Wireshark
16 16 (19.05%) SNMP
17 15 (17.86%) VLAN
18 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 14 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

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 10 (11.90%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
3 3 (3.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (58.33%) 802.11
2 38 (45.24%) Firewall
3 37 (44.05%) DHCP
3 37 (44.05%) DNS
4 34 (40.48%) VPN
5 32 (38.10%) Wireless
6 28 (33.33%) LAN
7 26 (30.95%) IPsec
8 24 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (28.57%) HSRP
9 22 (26.19%) WAN
10 21 (25.00%) OSPF
11 20 (23.81%) BGP
12 19 (22.62%) MPLS
13 18 (21.43%) Ethernet
13 18 (21.43%) SSL
13 18 (21.43%) Wireshark
14 16 (19.05%) SNMP
15 15 (17.86%) VLAN
16 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Wireless Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Server Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Wintel Server Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) LDAP
1 2 (2.38%) OpenID
1 2 (2.38%) REST
1 2 (2.38%) SAML
1 2 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) PKI
3 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.76%) FMCG
5 2 (2.38%) BYOD
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) ASIC
6 1 (1.19%) CESG
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.76%) Check Point GAiA
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) Unix
9 1 (1.19%) Android
9 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (10.71%) Network Design
4 6 (7.14%) Analytics
5 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (4.76%) High Availability
6 4 (4.76%) Information Security
6 4 (4.76%) Network Planning
6 4 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) C
2 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (26.19%) CCNA
3 18 (21.43%) CCNP
4 10 (11.90%) CWNA
5 8 (9.52%) CCIE
5 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (7.14%) MCSE
8 5 (5.95%) CCSA
8 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.76%) CCENT
9 4 (4.76%) CISSP
9 4 (4.76%) JNCIA
9 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.57%) CCDP
10 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (2.38%) Degree
11 2 (2.38%) MCP
12 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.33%) DFS Replication
3 7 (8.33%) NFS
3 7 (8.33%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.76%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Cisco Prime
1 13 (15.48%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.76%) Cacti
4 3 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.57%) OpenView
4 3 (3.57%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.19%) Nessus
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Puppet
5 1 (1.19%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.19%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 57 (67.86%) Cisco
2 24 (28.57%) Juniper
3 21 (25.00%) HP
4 20 (23.81%) VMware
5 13 (15.48%) CheckPoint
6 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.10%) F5
8 10 (11.90%) McAfee
9 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
10 8 (9.52%) Aruba
10 8 (9.52%) Palo Alto
11 7 (8.33%) Clearswift
11 7 (8.33%) Huawei
11 7 (8.33%) NetApp
12 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
13 5 (5.95%) Dell
13 5 (5.95%) Meraki
14 4 (4.76%) Qualys
14 4 (4.76%) Veeam
15 3 (3.57%) Fujitsu