Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 866 903
Rank change year-on-year -13 +37 +7
Contract jobs citing CWNA 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.064% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
UK median daily rate £325 £210 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.76% -47.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £145 £343
90th Percentile £410 £283 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £175 £400
% change year-on-year +85.71% -56.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £29.00 -
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 19,130 18,757 22,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.56% 19.00% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,323 11,367 14,163
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £244 £242 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 916 812
UK median hourly rate £24.04 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.10% +5.45% +19.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.04 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.21 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.68 £27.55
% change year-on-year -21.07% +14.97% +14.22%

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 19 September 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 6 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 19 September 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 -16 4 £325 +85.71% 2
UK excluding London -18 4 £325 +85.71% 1
South West -4 2 £325 +54.76%
South East -10 1 £415 -
North of England -13 1 £250 +78.57%
North West -18 1 £250 +78.57%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) 802.11
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) 802.11
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless