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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 126 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 1.74% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £373 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.35 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.01%
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
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
Highlands - 4 - -
Glasgow +1 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) 802.11
2 12 (38.71%) 802.1X
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) Device Driver
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Firmware
6 7 (22.58%) C
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 6 (19.35%) WAN
7 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) Electronics
8 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) VoIP
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.90%) Linux Kernel Development
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
10 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
10 3 (9.68%) DWDM
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) 802.11
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) VoIP
4 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) SDH
4 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.68%) SNMP
4 3 (9.68%) DWDM
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.45%) ZigBee
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C Developer
5 1 (3.23%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) ASIC
3 1 (3.23%) VHDL
3 1 (3.23%) Verilog
3 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
3 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Firmware
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Xilinx