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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 118 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 5.47% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £204 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.50% -18.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £231 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £23.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +13.28%
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
350 311 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.90% 9.64% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 127 172
Median daily rate £336 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 5 £470 +97.89%
Glasgow +5 1 £250 -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Law
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.69%) Softphone
6 1 (7.69%) TACACS
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Law
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Rollout Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Rollout Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cadence
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) RedGate
3 1 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds