The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 21 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.95% 3.03% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 18.92% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£125 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.95% 16.02% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 21
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £171 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Aberdeen region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TETRA
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCTV

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TETRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft