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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 81 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 2.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.37%
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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
152 145 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.05% 11.29% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 35
Average daily rate £350 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £128 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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

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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 21 April 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 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) Tcl
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Verilog
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ASIC

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Verilog
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) ASIC
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (40.00%) Tcl
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire