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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.29% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 2.80% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-56.25% +125.35%

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
106 143 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.69% 10.42% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 46
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £403 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.06% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
1 2 (50.00%) HP