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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 134 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 3.94% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £205 £175 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -46.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £147 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £255 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £48.00 £55.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +152.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £55.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
558 355 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 11.87% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 170 151
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -10 8 £325 +106.34% 1
Aberdeen +10 5 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 3
Wireless
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (72.73%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Project Management
4 11 (33.33%) MPLS
4 11 (33.33%) BGP
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 9 (27.27%) OSPF
6 9 (27.27%) Siemens
7 8 (24.24%) Network Design
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (21.21%) Release Management
8 7 (21.21%) CMDB
8 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
8 7 (21.21%) QMS
8 7 (21.21%) Multicast
8 7 (21.21%) CatOS
8 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
9 6 (18.18%) C
9 6 (18.18%) BT
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
10 5 (15.15%) Information Security
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (15.15%) VPN
10 5 (15.15%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) BGP
3 11 (33.33%) MPLS
4 9 (27.27%) OSPF
4 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (21.21%) Multicast
7 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.15%) Network Security
8 5 (15.15%) VPN
9 4 (12.12%) EIGRP
10 2 (6.06%) ATM
10 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
10 2 (6.06%) VLAN
10 2 (6.06%) WLAN
11 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (3.03%) RNC
11 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CMDB
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) CatOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Network Design
4 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
4 7 (21.21%) QMS
4 7 (21.21%) Release Management
5 5 (15.15%) Information Security
5 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.06%) SIEM
9 1 (3.03%) Expense Management
9 1 (3.03%) High Availability
9 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CCNA
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CISA
4 2 (6.06%) CISM
4 2 (6.06%) CISSP
4 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) RACF
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Siemens
3 6 (18.18%) BT
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) Huawei
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) NEC
7 1 (3.03%) NetCracker
7 1 (3.03%) Nokia
7 1 (3.03%) Nortel
7 1 (3.03%) VMware