Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 861 877
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing CWNA 24 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.005% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
UK median daily rate £300 - £325
10th Percentile £155 - £283
90th Percentile £344 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.38% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 18,931 19,695 21,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.88% 20.39% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,629 12,324 13,234
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £248
90th Percentile £614 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 862 1,032
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +42.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% +41.03%

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 16 January 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 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 16 January 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 +8 20 £263 -
London - 12 £283 -
UK excluding London +12 9 £300 -
South West - 5 £325 -
North of England +35 2 £170 -
North West +14 2 £170 -
South East - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 24 (100.00%) Wireless
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco
3 18 (75.00%) CCNA
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (58.33%) LAN
5 12 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (41.67%) WLAN
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 9 (37.50%) 802.1X
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (37.50%) 802.11
8 8 (33.33%) Network Design
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
10 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (20.83%) CCNP
12 4 (16.67%) Aruba
12 4 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
12 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (16.67%) IPsec
12 4 (16.67%) Workflow
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (16.67%) FMCG
12 4 (16.67%) VPN
12 4 (16.67%) Windows
12 4 (16.67%) Juniper
12 4 (16.67%) Firewall
13 3 (12.50%) WAN
14 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
14 2 (8.33%) 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Wireless
2 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 12 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (41.67%) WLAN
5 9 (37.50%) 802.11
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) IPsec
8 4 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) DNS
10 2 (8.33%) Internet
10 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.33%) VLAN
10 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Information Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Logistics
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) CCNA
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCDP
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) CWAP
3 1 (4.17%) CWNE
3 1 (4.17%) CWSP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) Aruba
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) AirMagnet
4 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.17%) CA