Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 711 777
Rank change year-on-year -73 +66 -79
Contract jobs citing 802.1X 99 130 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 109 72
UK median daily rate £406 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +20.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £251 £306 £235
90th Percentile £810 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -19.12% +25.00% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
UK median hourly rate £30.21 £24.86 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.50% -50.28% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28.04 £23.91 £46.00
90th Percentile £39.25 £42.02 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.21 - £50.00

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 33,414 29,329 30,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.33% 32.02% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,488 20,297 21,287
UK median daily rate £470 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 376 417
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £41.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +9.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £53.75 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +4.17%

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 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -78 95 £425 -5.56% 37
London -81 50 £500 +11.11% 16
UK excluding London -27 47 £344 -19.12% 21
South East -22 20 £350 -17.65% 10
West Midlands -17 10 £413 +3.13% 1
Midlands -19 10 £413 +3.13% 2
East of England +6 7 £350 +7.69% 4
North of England -18 7 £313 -32.43% 3
North West - 4 £313 - 3
Yorkshire -22 3 £313 -32.43%
Scotland -42 2 £321 -22.12%
South West +5 1 £375 -33.63% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 71 (71.72%) Cisco
2 57 (57.58%) Firewall
3 46 (46.46%) 802.11
4 43 (43.43%) Wireless
4 43 (43.43%) LAN
5 33 (33.33%) VPN
6 32 (32.32%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (31.31%) DNS
7 31 (31.31%) DHCP
7 31 (31.31%) WAN
8 28 (28.28%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (28.28%) Cisco ISE
9 24 (24.24%) Security Cleared
9 24 (24.24%) SolarWinds
10 23 (23.23%) ITIL
10 23 (23.23%) BGP
11 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 21 (21.21%) CCNP
13 20 (20.20%) MPLS
13 20 (20.20%) OSPF
13 20 (20.20%) VLAN
13 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
14 19 (19.19%) SC Cleared
14 19 (19.19%) Network Security
14 19 (19.19%) Cisco Prime
15 18 (18.18%) IPsec
16 17 (17.17%) VMware
17 16 (16.16%) CCNA
17 16 (16.16%) WLAN
17 16 (16.16%) Wireshark

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 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.04%) G Suite
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Akamai
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Slack
3 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (57.58%) Firewall
2 46 (46.46%) 802.11
3 43 (43.43%) LAN
3 43 (43.43%) Wireless
4 33 (33.33%) VPN
5 31 (31.31%) DHCP
5 31 (31.31%) DNS
5 31 (31.31%) WAN
6 28 (28.28%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (28.28%) Cisco ISE
7 23 (23.23%) BGP
8 20 (20.20%) MPLS
8 20 (20.20%) OSPF
8 20 (20.20%) VLAN
9 19 (19.19%) Network Security
10 18 (18.18%) IPsec
11 16 (16.16%) Wireshark
11 16 (16.16%) WLAN
12 15 (15.15%) SSL
12 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) GIS
1 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.07%) Retail
2 3 (3.03%) Automotive
2 3 (3.03%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) French Language
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Network Engineer
2 20 (20.20%) Architect
3 10 (10.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Network Architect
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Data Network Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Network Security Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Project Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (2.02%) RESTful
2 2 (2.02%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) REST
3 1 (1.01%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.12%) Private Cloud
3 9 (9.09%) PKI
4 6 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.04%) Clustering
6 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.03%) Infotainment
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.02%) Digital Signage
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) BYOD
8 1 (1.01%) CCTV
8 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) RIA
8 1 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Windows 10
2 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.06%) Linux
4 6 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.03%) Check Point GAiA
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.02%) Debian
6 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) VMS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) ITIL
2 15 (15.15%) Load Balancing
2 15 (15.15%) Network Design
3 12 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (8.08%) Cryptography
5 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.07%) Line Management
6 7 (7.07%) Matrix Management
7 6 (6.06%) Network Management
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.05%) DevOps
8 5 (5.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (5.05%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.04%) Business Development
9 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (4.04%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.04%) VB
3 3 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.02%) Java
4 2 (2.02%) SQL
5 1 (1.01%) C
5 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 21 (21.21%) CCNP
4 19 (19.19%) SC Cleared
5 16 (16.16%) CCNA
6 13 (13.13%) Degree
7 9 (9.09%) CCIE
8 7 (7.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
9 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.04%) CCSA
10 4 (4.04%) MCSE
11 3 (3.03%) CCENT
11 3 (3.03%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.03%) Master's Degree
11 3 (3.03%) MCP
11 3 (3.03%) PhD
11 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.02%) CCDP
12 2 (2.02%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.02%) GDPR
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 1 (1.01%) MISRA
4 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.02%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (19.19%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.06%) SCCM
3 4 (4.04%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.03%) Cacti
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.02%) Nessus
5 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.02%) OpenView
5 2 (2.02%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.01%) Puppet
6 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.01%) TrustSec
6 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.01%) vRealize
6 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (71.72%) Cisco
2 24 (24.24%) SolarWinds
3 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 17 (17.17%) VMware
5 15 (15.15%) F5
6 12 (12.12%) HP
6 12 (12.12%) Juniper
7 11 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 9 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 8 (8.08%) Dell
10 6 (6.06%) Citrix
11 5 (5.05%) Meraki
11 5 (5.05%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.04%) Arista
12 4 (4.04%) Aruba
12 4 (4.04%) Fujitsu
12 4 (4.04%) Google
12 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.04%) Tufin
13 3 (3.03%) McAfee