Period
to 17 October 2017

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 October 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 802.1X
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 757 741
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 118 141 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 99
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £305 £300
90th Percentile £553 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year +13.64% -6.13% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +10.76% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £41.25 £36.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.93 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% -

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 31758 32027 31623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.03% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22268 22307 21564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 374 527
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.55 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% -4.00% +11.19%

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017.

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 17 October 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 +8 108 £427 +0.47% 18
London -18 61 £450 -11.76% 4
UK excluding London +17 54 £400 +13.64% 14
South East +10 16 £375 +3.59% 3
North of England +74 11 £475 +35.71% 2
East of England -18 10 £325 +0.78% 3
Yorkshire +30 9 £475 +8.57%
Scotland +21 8 £385 +10.00%
Midlands +22 7 £400 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +18 6 £413 -10.33%
North West +18 2 £233 -30.60% 2
South West +1 2 £484 +46.59% 5
East Midlands 0 1 £313 +4.34% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 802.1X 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 802.1X.

1 84 (71.19%) Cisco
2 70 (59.32%) Wireless
3 64 (54.24%) Firewall
4 50 (42.37%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (38.14%) 802.11
5 45 (38.14%) LAN
6 41 (34.75%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (33.90%) TCP/IP
8 38 (32.20%) CCNP
9 36 (30.51%) WAN
10 35 (29.66%) VPN
11 34 (28.81%) DNS
12 32 (27.12%) MPLS
13 29 (24.58%) Windows
13 29 (24.58%) IPsec
14 28 (23.73%) DHCP
15 26 (22.03%) OSPF
15 26 (22.03%) HSRP
16 25 (21.19%) Data Centre
16 25 (21.19%) SolarWinds
16 25 (21.19%) Cisco Wireless
16 25 (21.19%) CCIE
17 23 (19.49%) BGP
17 23 (19.49%) Cisco Prime
18 22 (18.64%) WLAN
18 22 (18.64%) SNMP
18 22 (18.64%) Finance
18 22 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (18.64%) F5
18 22 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus

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 5 (4.24%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) G Suite
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (59.32%) Wireless
2 64 (54.24%) Firewall
3 45 (38.14%) 802.11
3 45 (38.14%) LAN
4 41 (34.75%) Cisco ASA
5 40 (33.90%) TCP/IP
6 36 (30.51%) WAN
7 35 (29.66%) VPN
8 34 (28.81%) DNS
9 32 (27.12%) MPLS
10 29 (24.58%) IPsec
11 28 (23.73%) DHCP
12 26 (22.03%) HSRP
12 26 (22.03%) OSPF
13 25 (21.19%) Cisco Wireless
14 23 (19.49%) BGP
15 22 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (18.64%) SNMP
15 22 (18.64%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.24%) JUnit
2 5 (4.24%) Selenium
3 4 (3.39%) Bugzilla
3 4 (3.39%) JIRA
3 4 (3.39%) Redmine
3 4 (3.39%) Trac
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Marketing
3 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Architect
4 12 (10.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Security Specialist
6 9 (7.63%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Wireless Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.93%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Designer
8 6 (5.08%) Information Security Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) Information Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Network Support
9 5 (4.24%) Presales Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Software Tester
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) .NET
2 6 (5.08%) SAML
3 5 (4.24%) OpenID
3 5 (4.24%) REST
3 5 (4.24%) SOAP
4 3 (2.54%) RFC 2544
5 2 (1.69%) FreeMarker
6 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.85%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.86%) BYOD
3 12 (10.17%) PKI
4 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) Clustering
6 4 (3.39%) STB
7 3 (2.54%) FMCG
8 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.69%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.69%) Life Science
8 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.85%) CESG
9 1 (0.85%) CMDB
9 1 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.85%) IVR
9 1 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 14 (11.86%) Unix
3 13 (11.02%) Linux
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.39%) Android
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (12.71%) High Availability
3 14 (11.86%) Network Design
4 11 (9.32%) Information Security
4 11 (9.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 10 (8.47%) Network Management
5 10 (8.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 10 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (7.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 9 (7.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (5.93%) Change Management
7 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.08%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.24%) Presales
9 5 (4.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
1 7 (5.93%) Perl
1 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.08%) C
3 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.24%) PHP
3 5 (4.24%) Ruby
3 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.69%) Python
4 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.69%) Tcl
5 1 (0.85%) C++
5 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (42.37%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (32.20%) CCNP
3 25 (21.19%) CCIE
4 16 (13.56%) CCNA
5 13 (11.02%) Degree
6 10 (8.47%) CISSP
6 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (3.39%) CWNA
9 4 (3.39%) MCSA
10 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.54%) CCDP
10 3 (2.54%) DBS Check
10 3 (2.54%) MCITP
10 3 (2.54%) MCSE
11 1 (0.85%) CISM
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) PMO
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.24%) Firmware
4 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (19.49%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (10.17%) Cacti
3 8 (6.78%) Nexpose
4 7 (5.93%) OpenView
5 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (5.08%) TrustSec
6 5 (4.24%) QRadar
6 5 (4.24%) SCCM
7 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.39%) FortiGate
7 4 (3.39%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.54%) SmoothWall
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 84 (71.19%) Cisco
2 25 (21.19%) SolarWinds
3 22 (18.64%) F5
4 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.95%) CheckPoint
6 19 (16.10%) Juniper
7 16 (13.56%) Citrix
7 16 (13.56%) HP
8 14 (11.86%) Palo Alto
9 12 (10.17%) VMware
10 9 (7.63%) Blue Coat
10 9 (7.63%) McAfee
11 8 (6.78%) ArcSight
11 8 (6.78%) FireEye
11 8 (6.78%) LogRhythm
11 8 (6.78%) Mitel
11 8 (6.78%) Sophos
11 8 (6.78%) Sourcefire
11 8 (6.78%) Symantec
11 8 (6.78%) TippingPoint