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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 630 616
Rank change year-on-year +32 -14  
Contract jobs citing Wireless Security 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.033% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £438 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £509 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £513
% change year-on-year -27.77% -12.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6545 7942 7919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.47% 14.76% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 4754 4323
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 339 435
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wireless Security
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Wireless Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 9 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 7 £438 -2.77% 1
London +32 4 £450 -9.54%
Berkshire +21 3 £325 -27.77%
South East +11 3 £325 -27.77%
City of London -2 2 £425 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 11 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Threat Management
7 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security

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 11 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) 802.11
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Threat Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) DNA
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CISA
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds