The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 127 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.47% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 3.53% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £313 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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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
310 368 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.62% 13.22% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 198 111
Average daily rate £309 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £193 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -17.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

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

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Edinburgh -2 4 £250 - 3
West Lothian - 2 £300 -
Glasgow -5 1 £413 +64.67% 2
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (34.78%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) OSPF
4 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
6 5 (21.74%) RSVP
6 5 (21.74%) IPsec
6 5 (21.74%) Aruba
7 4 (17.39%) Network Design
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) WLAN
8 3 (13.04%) CCNP
8 3 (13.04%) Firmware
8 3 (13.04%) VLAN
9 2 (8.70%) Xilinx
9 2 (8.70%) Change Management
9 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.70%) Verilog
9 2 (8.70%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 8 (34.78%) BGP
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) OSPF
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) RSVP
5 5 (21.74%) IPsec
5 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.04%) WLAN
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) Broadband
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Network Designer
2 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Designer
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless Architect
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) IT Support
3 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Verilog
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) ASIC
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
1 4 (17.39%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
2 2 (8.70%) Tcl
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
3 5 (21.74%) Aruba
4 2 (8.70%) Xilinx
4 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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