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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 124 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.12% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £350 £92 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+281.67% -62.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £92 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £92 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.03% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £21.50 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+89.53% -7.32%
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
363 356 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.23% 13.19% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 167 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 4 £375 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
4 8 (36.36%) WLAN
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (27.27%) Wireless
5 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (22.73%) CCIE
6 5 (22.73%) CCNP
6 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) SLA
8 3 (13.64%) Firmware
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
1 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) WLAN
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 6 (27.27%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) RS-232
7 1 (4.55%) RS-485
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
1 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCIE
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) Genesys