The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 88 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 3.85% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £158 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.34% -51.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £35.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +88.00%
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
148 156 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.82% 10.66% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 70
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) CICS
3 3 (33.33%) RACF
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP

Wireless
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 3 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) PPP
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) X.25
5 1 (11.11%) X.500
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Expense Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft