The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 2.74% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £375 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-57.83% +93.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 10.10% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 48
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba
1 2 (66.67%) HP