Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 622 745 807
Rank change year-on-year +123 +62 -59
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 104 143 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 96 45
UK median daily rate £450 £469 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +33.93% -22.22%
10th Percentile £362 £325 £253
90th Percentile £547 £613 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £481 £350
% change year-on-year -6.49% +37.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 6
UK median hourly rate - £66.81 £26.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.64% -37.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.81 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +90.89% -16.67%

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 20,383 32,817 32,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.06% 33.67% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,933 23,107 22,837
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.47% +6.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 288 333
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.17 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.41% +4.13% +1.25%
10th Percentile £21.10 £18.09 £20.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.89 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -6.15% +0.59% +6.96%

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 24 February 2020.

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
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 24 February 2020. 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 +111 99 £450 -5.26% 25
UK excluding London +79 51 £450 -6.49% 18
London +131 48 £450 -2.44% 8
South East +89 20 £495 +1.54% 7
East of England +15 20 £420 -11.58%
Midlands +43 5 £500 - 2
North of England +49 3 £400 - 3
South West +18 3 - - 5
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
West Midlands +45 2 £650 +30.00% 2
North West +25 1 £400 - 3
North East +22 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 73 (70.19%) Cisco
2 60 (57.69%) Wireless
3 55 (52.88%) LAN
4 53 (50.96%) TCP/IP
5 48 (46.15%) BGP
6 47 (45.19%) Ethernet
7 45 (43.27%) WAN
8 44 (42.31%) WLAN
8 44 (42.31%) Firewall
9 43 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (39.42%) VPN
11 37 (35.58%) CCNP
11 37 (35.58%) EIGRP
12 35 (33.65%) MPLS
13 33 (31.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (30.77%) 802.11
15 31 (29.81%) OSPF
16 30 (28.85%) Juniper
17 28 (26.92%) DNS
17 28 (26.92%) Cisco ISE
18 26 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (24.04%) VLAN
19 25 (24.04%) Wireshark
19 25 (24.04%) CCNA
20 24 (23.08%) Internet
20 24 (23.08%) Finance
21 22 (21.15%) VMware
21 22 (21.15%) Multicast
22 21 (20.19%) IPsec
22 21 (20.19%) Broadband

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 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.73%) Confluence
3 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.81%) IIS
4 5 (4.81%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Azure
2 5 (4.81%) AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) G Suite
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (57.69%) Wireless
2 55 (52.88%) LAN
3 53 (50.96%) TCP/IP
4 48 (46.15%) BGP
5 47 (45.19%) Ethernet
6 45 (43.27%) WAN
7 44 (42.31%) Firewall
7 44 (42.31%) WLAN
8 41 (39.42%) VPN
9 37 (35.58%) EIGRP
10 35 (33.65%) MPLS
11 33 (31.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (30.77%) 802.11
13 31 (29.81%) OSPF
14 28 (26.92%) Cisco ISE
14 28 (26.92%) DNS
15 26 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (24.04%) VLAN
16 25 (24.04%) Wireshark
17 24 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (9.62%) JIRA
3 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.96%) JMeter
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Banking
2 14 (13.46%) Front Office
2 14 (13.46%) Investment Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.69%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.88%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (13.46%) Juniper Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) IP Network Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Technical Leader
8 7 (6.73%) Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.81%) C Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Tester
12 3 (2.88%) Data Centre Engineer
12 3 (2.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
1 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.96%) JSON
1 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) PKI
2 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.54%) Device Driver
3 12 (11.54%) Video\Live Streaming
4 11 (10.58%) IPTV
5 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.96%) e-Health
7 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (0.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.96%) STB
7 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.58%) Linux
4 11 (10.58%) VMS
4 11 (10.58%) Windows 8
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Unix
7 2 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) Change Management
1 19 (18.27%) Network Management
2 17 (16.35%) ITIL
3 16 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (14.42%) Technical Leadership
5 14 (13.46%) Network Virtualisation
5 14 (13.46%) Project Management
6 12 (11.54%) ITSM
6 12 (11.54%) Service Management
6 12 (11.54%) Software Architecture
7 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.62%) Break/Fix
7 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (9.62%) Proactive Maintenance
7 10 (9.62%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 8 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) Python
2 15 (14.42%) Perl
3 8 (7.69%) C
4 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.88%) SQL
6 1 (0.96%) C#
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (35.58%) CCNP
3 25 (24.04%) CCNA
4 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 15 (14.42%) DV Cleared
6 14 (13.46%) CCIE
7 7 (6.73%) CCIE Security
8 4 (3.85%) CCDP
9 2 (1.92%) CCDA
9 2 (1.92%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.96%) CISSP
10 1 (0.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.31%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 13 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (10.58%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (10.58%) XenApp
6 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.96%) Firmware
8 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (14.42%) Cacti
2 15 (14.42%) Nagios
2 15 (14.42%) NetMRI
2 15 (14.42%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (14.42%) Puppet
2 15 (14.42%) Statseeker
2 15 (14.42%) ZABBIX
3 8 (7.69%) HP ALM
4 6 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (4.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (4.81%) SCOM
6 2 (1.92%) SCCM
7 1 (0.96%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.96%) Nessus
7 1 (0.96%) Nmap
7 1 (0.96%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.96%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (70.19%) Cisco
2 30 (28.85%) Juniper
3 22 (21.15%) VMware
4 17 (16.35%) Dell
5 16 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
6 15 (14.42%) NetScout
6 15 (14.42%) Solarflare
7 14 (13.46%) Citrix
8 13 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.62%) Aruba
9 10 (9.62%) HP
10 9 (8.65%) CA
10 9 (8.65%) Infoblox
11 6 (5.77%) F5
11 6 (5.77%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.81%) Clearswift
12 5 (4.81%) EMC
13 4 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (3.85%) Meraki