The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless 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
Rank 85 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 0.85% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+37.86% +14.44%
Wireless
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%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) GPRS
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP