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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 62 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 1.42% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +12.50%
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
144 141 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 11.81% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 26
Average daily rate £340 £385 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) 802.11
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Firmware
5 8 (33.33%) Device Driver
6 7 (29.17%) Linux Kernel Development
7 5 (20.83%) C
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) CCNP
9 3 (12.50%) CCNA
9 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 2 (8.33%) ASIC
10 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
10 2 (8.33%) Perl

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) 802.11
2 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) ASIC
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) VHDL
2 2 (8.33%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Linux Kernel Development
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C
2 4 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNP
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
3 2 (8.33%) Xilinx