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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 73 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.086% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +36.21%
Wi-Fi
Scotland

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
100 122 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.71% 10.49% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 52
Average daily rate £313 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP