Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 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.

CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 829 881
Rank change year-on-year -29 +52 -11
Contract jobs citing CWNA 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.016% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
UK median daily rate £350 £210 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -47.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £351
90th Percentile £432 £215 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £210 £400
% change year-on-year +54.76% -47.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.13
% change year-on-year - +52.38% -

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 18,856 18,406 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.94% 20.26% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,297 11,386 14,182
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.36% +1.81%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 854 942 836
UK median hourly rate £24.69 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.72% -7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.94% -11.43% +55.56%

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 18 June 2018.

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 7 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 18 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 -37 10 £350 +66.67% 1
UK excluding London -15 8 £325 +54.76% 1
South West +19 3 £338 +60.71%
South East - 3 £415 - 1
North of England -15 2 £250 -
North West -26 2 £250 -
London - 2 £413 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CWNA 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 CWNA.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Presales
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) CWSP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) CCDP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (20.00%) 802.11
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
6 2 (20.00%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) 802.11
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) IP Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) CWSP
4 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) CWAP
5 1 (10.00%) CWNE
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba