Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CWNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 - 887
Rank change year-on-year - +887 -13
Contract jobs citing CWNA 22 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% - 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
UK median daily rate £300 - £325
10th Percentile £149 - £268
90th Percentile £311 - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £26.48 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CWNA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19282 21637 22697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.71% 20.61% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11828 13510 13678
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £244 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 874 1093
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year +1.85% +7.74% +31.89%

CWNA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CWNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CWNA.

Contractor daily rate trend for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CWNA over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CWNA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CWNA within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 - 18 £183 - 1
London - 11 £165 -
UK excluding London - 8 £250 - 1
South West - 4 £325 -
North of England - 2 £170 -
North West - 2 £170 -
South East - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CWNA 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 CWNA.

1 22 (100.00%) Wireless
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
3 16 (72.73%) CCNA
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (54.55%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (40.91%) 802.1X
6 9 (40.91%) 802.11
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (36.36%) WLAN
8 7 (31.82%) Network Design
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (27.27%) Ruckus Wireless
9 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 4 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (18.18%) IPsec
10 4 (18.18%) Workflow
10 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (18.18%) Aruba
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (18.18%) FMCG
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) Juniper
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 3 (13.64%) CCNP
11 3 (13.64%) WAN
12 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
12 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto

CWNA
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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (54.55%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (40.91%) 802.11
5 8 (36.36%) WLAN
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) IPsec
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) WAN
10 2 (9.09%) DHCP
10 2 (9.09%) DNS
10 2 (9.09%) Internet
10 2 (9.09%) Junos
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) VLAN
10 2 (9.09%) WAAS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Wireless Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) CCNA
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) Aruba
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) AirMagnet
4 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.55%) CA