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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 97 130 119
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 28 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.83% 2.57% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
Median daily rate £275 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.79 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% +37.50%
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
317 311 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.85% 9.53% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 127 194
Median daily rate £350 £313 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.93% -29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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

Wireless
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 25 August 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 +15 13 £344 +37.50%
Glasgow +15 9 £263 -36.36% 5
West Lothian +9 4 £230 -23.33%
Fife - 1 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £160 -
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UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 22 (55.00%) WAN
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
2 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) BGP
4 18 (45.00%) OSPF
4 18 (45.00%) EIGRP
5 17 (42.50%) MPLS
6 16 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (30.00%) CCNA
8 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.00%) VPN
9 11 (27.50%) Finance
10 10 (25.00%) VLAN
10 10 (25.00%) CCNP
10 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 9 (22.50%) Internet
12 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (17.50%) Network Design
14 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
14 6 (15.00%) CCIE
15 5 (12.50%) WLAN
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.50%) PPP
15 5 (12.50%) ATM
15 5 (12.50%) ISDN

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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 2 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
1 22 (55.00%) LAN
1 22 (55.00%) WAN
2 20 (50.00%) BGP
3 18 (45.00%) EIGRP
3 18 (45.00%) OSPF
4 17 (42.50%) MPLS
5 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.00%) VPN
6 10 (25.00%) VLAN
7 9 (22.50%) Internet
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (12.50%) ATM
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%) WLAN
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 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Network Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Check Point Support
7 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) CMDB
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Handset
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Arduino
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) CatOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (17.50%) Network Design
3 5 (12.50%) High Availability
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.00%) QMS
6 2 (5.00%) Security Management
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C++
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNA
3 10 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ACSA
6 1 (2.50%) CCENT
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) CISM
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.00%) RACF
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Brocade
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Aruba
8 1 (2.50%) Atmel
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Mitel
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec