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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 123 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.041% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.36% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +54.66%
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
354 277 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.84% 11.35% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
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 24 December 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 - - - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) DMZ
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) J2ME
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) J2ME
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
2 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Streaming Music
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix