Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Wireless Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless Security over the 6 months to 23 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.

Wireless Security
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 866 877
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 20 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 14
UK median daily rate £345 £528 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.60% +27.88% +3.13%
10th Percentile £186 £305 £310
90th Percentile £388 £619 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £528 £400
% change year-on-year -43.13% +31.88% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -

Wireless Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14137 16320 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.50% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 9844 9128
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 837 1018
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.27 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% +19.05% +5.00%

Wireless Security
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Security over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +11 19 £345 -28.13% 3
UK excluding London +30 12 £300 -43.13% 2
London -15 8 £375 - 1
North of England +64 5 £200 -35.48% 2
North West +24 4 £200 -35.48% 1
South East -1 3 £300 -
East of England -19 2 - -
Midlands +25 1 £313 -34.90%
Scotland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless Security 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 Wireless Security.

1 20 (100.00%) Wireless
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (75.00%) LAN
5 14 (70.00%) WAN
6 12 (60.00%) CCNA
7 11 (55.00%) VPN
7 11 (55.00%) CCNP
8 10 (50.00%) Firewall
9 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
10 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
11 7 (35.00%) Juniper
12 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (30.00%) DHCP
12 6 (30.00%) VLAN
12 6 (30.00%) F5
12 6 (30.00%) Aruba
12 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
13 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (25.00%) Network Design
13 5 (25.00%) IPsec
13 5 (25.00%) VoIP
13 5 (25.00%) SNMP
13 5 (25.00%) MPLS
14 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (20.00%) VRRP
14 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
14 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
15 3 (15.00%) Break/Fix

Wireless Security
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 20 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (75.00%) LAN
3 14 (70.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) VPN
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (25.00%) IPsec
8 5 (25.00%) MPLS
8 5 (25.00%) SNMP
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) VRRP
9 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (15.00%) BGP
10 3 (15.00%) Junos
10 3 (15.00%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Network Support
4 6 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) CentOS
1 3 (15.00%) Debian
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNA
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CWNA
6 1 (5.00%) CCVP
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Aruba
4 6 (30.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) Genesys
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
8 1 (5.00%) Riverbed