The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 123 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £143 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £345 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £288 £273
% change year-on-year
+29.56% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +8.90%
Wi-Fi
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
347 226 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.42% 9.22% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 102 117
Average daily rate £313 £363 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +35.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.66 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) H.323
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) H.323
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) J2ME
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix