The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 77 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 2.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -4.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 101 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.65% 12.85% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 70
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £188 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Wireless
Scotland

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 24 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCIP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom