The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 92 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 30 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 6.37% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 5
Median daily rate £250 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £393 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.79 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.35% +42.50%
Wireless
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
361 314 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 9.81% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 132 167
Median daily rate £330 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
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 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Scotland region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Scotland region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 Wireless within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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 +23 11 £238 -5.00% 1
Glasgow +18 11 £263 -31.14% 2
West Lothian +7 4 £230 -23.33%
North Lanarkshire +5 2 £160 -10.48%
Fife - 1 £325 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) Firewall
3 19 (47.50%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
4 18 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (42.50%) OSPF
5 17 (42.50%) BGP
5 17 (42.50%) EIGRP
6 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (35.00%) CCNA
6 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 13 (32.50%) CCNP
8 12 (30.00%) MPLS
8 12 (30.00%) VLAN
9 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) VPN
10 9 (22.50%) Internet
11 8 (20.00%) Finance
11 8 (20.00%) VMware
11 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.50%) CCIE
13 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
13 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (15.00%) Network Security
13 6 (15.00%) Spanning Tree

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) CICS
1 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) WAN
3 17 (42.50%) BGP
3 17 (42.50%) EIGRP
3 17 (42.50%) OSPF
4 12 (30.00%) MPLS
4 12 (30.00%) VLAN
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (22.50%) Internet
6 9 (22.50%) VPN
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (15.00%) Network Security
8 6 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (12.50%) DMVPN
9 5 (12.50%) HSRP
9 5 (12.50%) PPP
9 5 (12.50%) X.25
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support
7 3 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Arduino
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) High Availability
3 5 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 1 (2.50%) Expense Management
7 1 (2.50%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (2.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C++
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CCNA
3 13 (32.50%) CCNP
4 7 (17.50%) CCIE
5 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ACSA
7 1 (2.50%) CCENT
7 1 (2.50%) CISA
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
7 1 (2.50%) CISSP
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (2.50%) MCSA
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
7 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
3 4 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) RACF
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) Cacti
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
6 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) Brocade
7 3 (7.50%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) Aruba
9 1 (2.50%) Atmel
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Lotus
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec