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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 90 78 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.085% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 1.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£250 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -26.60%
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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
149 95 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.70% 8.06% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) ASIC
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) VHDL
1 1 (14.29%) Verilog
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) Tcl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Xilinx
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sun