Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 761 761
Rank change year-on-year -36 0 -36
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 97 136 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 86 88
UK median daily rate £350 £401 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.66% +3.09% +17.80%
10th Percentile £237 £306 £271
90th Percentile £514 £581 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £362 £363
% change year-on-year -3.31% -0.14% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.71% - -
10th Percentile £22.50 £41.25 £28.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.68 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% -12.82% -

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 33078 31563 32124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.01% 30.54% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23378 21824 22146
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 358 560
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.71 £52.00 £53.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -59 90 £350 -12.83% 10
UK excluding London +3 49 £350 -3.31% 7
London -29 47 £345 -23.33% 3
East of England -5 17 £325 +0.78%
North of England +48 9 £475 +35.71% 2
South East -19 9 £388 +7.04% 2
Yorkshire +25 6 £475 +5.56%
Midlands +18 6 £400 -11.11% 1
Scotland -1 6 £375 +7.14%
West Midlands +7 5 £413 -8.33%
North West +17 3 £200 -40.30% 2
South West +3 3 £450 +21.62% 2
East Midlands -1 1 £313 +4.34% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 67 (69.07%) Cisco
2 57 (58.76%) Wireless
3 48 (49.48%) 802.11
4 43 (44.33%) Firewall
5 33 (34.02%) VPN
6 32 (32.99%) LAN
7 30 (30.93%) DHCP
7 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (29.90%) DNS
8 29 (29.90%) Windows
9 27 (27.84%) Juniper
10 26 (26.80%) WAN
10 26 (26.80%) Active Directory
11 24 (24.74%) IPsec
12 23 (23.71%) OSPF
12 23 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (22.68%) Wireshark
13 22 (22.68%) SSL
14 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
14 21 (21.65%) BGP
15 20 (20.62%) MPLS
16 19 (19.59%) Finance
16 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
16 19 (19.59%) HSRP
17 18 (18.56%) HP
18 17 (17.53%) WLAN
18 17 (17.53%) Cisco Prime
19 16 (16.49%) SNMP
19 16 (16.49%) CCIE
20 15 (15.46%) CCNP

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 11 (11.34%) Skype for Business
2 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 57 (58.76%) Wireless
2 48 (49.48%) 802.11
3 43 (44.33%) Firewall
4 33 (34.02%) VPN
5 32 (32.99%) LAN
6 30 (30.93%) DHCP
7 29 (29.90%) DNS
8 26 (26.80%) WAN
9 24 (24.74%) IPsec
10 23 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (23.71%) OSPF
11 22 (22.68%) SSL
11 22 (22.68%) Wireshark
12 21 (21.65%) BGP
12 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
13 20 (20.62%) MPLS
14 19 (19.59%) HSRP
15 17 (17.53%) WLAN
16 16 (16.49%) SNMP
17 15 (15.46%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (5.15%) JUnit
1 5 (5.15%) Selenium
2 4 (4.12%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Redmine
2 4 (4.12%) Trac
3 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Architect
3 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Wireless Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Wintel Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Security Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) .NET
1 5 (5.15%) OpenID
1 5 (5.15%) REST
1 5 (5.15%) SAML
1 5 (5.15%) SOAP
2 3 (3.09%) RFC 2544
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) PKI
2 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) BYOD
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) FMCG
4 4 (4.12%) STB
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.06%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) ASIC
7 1 (1.03%) CESG
7 1 (1.03%) Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.03%) IVR
7 1 (1.03%) Life Science
7 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.28%) Unix
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.12%) Android
8 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.43%) Network Design
2 13 (13.40%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.28%) Information Security
4 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (6.19%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (6.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
5 6 (6.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (6.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (5.15%) Change Management
6 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.15%) Cryptography
6 5 (5.15%) Network Packet Analysis
6 5 (5.15%) Presales
6 5 (5.15%) Release Management
6 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.12%) ITIL
7 4 (4.12%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) C
1 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.15%) Perl
2 5 (5.15%) PHP
2 5 (5.15%) Ruby
2 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.03%) C++
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.49%) CCIE
3 15 (15.46%) CCNA
3 15 (15.46%) CCNP
4 10 (10.31%) Degree
5 9 (9.28%) CWNA
5 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.12%) CCDP
7 4 (4.12%) CISSP
7 4 (4.12%) MCSE
7 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.09%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.09%) MCITP
8 3 (3.09%) MCSA
9 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.03%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (26.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.22%) DFS Replication
2 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.22%) NFS
2 7 (7.22%) vSphere
3 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.15%) Firmware
5 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (12.37%) SCCM
3 7 (7.22%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (7.22%) vCenter Server
4 6 (6.19%) Nexpose
4 6 (6.19%) TrustSec
5 5 (5.15%) Cacti
6 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.12%) OpenView
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.09%) SCDPM
7 3 (3.09%) SmoothWall
7 3 (3.09%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.06%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 67 (69.07%) Cisco
2 27 (27.84%) Juniper
3 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.56%) HP
5 15 (15.46%) VMware
6 14 (14.43%) F5
7 13 (13.40%) McAfee
8 12 (12.37%) SolarWinds
9 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
10 7 (7.22%) Blue Coat
10 7 (7.22%) Clearswift
10 7 (7.22%) Huawei
10 7 (7.22%) Meraki
10 7 (7.22%) NetApp
10 7 (7.22%) Sophos
10 7 (7.22%) Veeam
11 6 (6.19%) FireEye
11 6 (6.19%) GFI Software
11 6 (6.19%) LogRhythm
11 6 (6.19%) Rapid7