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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 111 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 1.45% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£260 £198 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% -36.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £198 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +33.33%
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
354 276 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.81% 11.36% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 95 155
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £21.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 9 £428 +116.45% 4
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (31.25%) VCP4
2 4 (25.00%) VLAN
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Firmware
2 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) DMZ
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) 802.11
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (12.50%) Linux

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
1 4 (25.00%) VLAN
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DMZ
3 2 (12.50%) 802.11
4 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) J2ME
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
2 1 (6.25%) Verilog
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Android Development
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.25%) Xilinx
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Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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QA Limited
Rate: £120.00 - £150.00 per week
Posted: 17 days ago