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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 83 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 2.54% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £428 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +76.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £428 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £428 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+115.18% -12.22%
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
133 118 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.99% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 43
Average daily rate £375 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) RS-232
4 1 (14.29%) RS-485
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) C

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) RS-232
3 1 (14.29%) RS-485
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys