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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 37 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.25% 4.83% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
Median daily rate £324 £350 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +268.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.96% +35.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
302 373 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.50% 14.45% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 190 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £435 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +28.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £15.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen -1 13 £225 -36.17%
Edinburgh +30 11 £519 +29.68% 1
North Lanarkshire +3 4 £200 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £324 - 2
Glasgow +3 3 £275 -21.42% 1
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 30 (47.62%) LAN
3 28 (44.44%) WAN
4 26 (41.27%) Firewall
5 21 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (31.75%) OSPF
7 19 (30.16%) BGP
8 18 (28.57%) Network Design
9 17 (26.98%) CCNP
10 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 14 (22.22%) VPN
11 14 (22.22%) ITIL
11 14 (22.22%) MPLS
11 14 (22.22%) HP
12 13 (20.63%) CCNA
12 13 (20.63%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (19.05%) Problem Management
14 11 (17.46%) Multicast
14 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
14 11 (17.46%) EIGRP
15 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
15 10 (15.87%) VMware
15 10 (15.87%) Degree
15 10 (15.87%) QMS
16 9 (14.29%) Release Management
16 9 (14.29%) Network Security
16 9 (14.29%) CMDB
16 9 (14.29%) CatOS
16 9 (14.29%) Finance
16 9 (14.29%) CCIE

Wireless
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 (1.59%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) LAN
2 28 (44.44%) WAN
3 26 (41.27%) Firewall
4 20 (31.75%) OSPF
5 19 (30.16%) BGP
6 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 14 (22.22%) MPLS
7 14 (22.22%) VPN
8 13 (20.63%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (17.46%) EIGRP
9 11 (17.46%) Multicast
10 9 (14.29%) Network Security
11 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (12.70%) VLAN
11 8 (12.70%) VoIP
12 7 (11.11%) Internet
13 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
14 5 (7.94%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (7.94%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (7.94%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Network Support
3 8 (12.70%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Security Advisor
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) CMDB
2 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.76%) CESG
4 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.59%) Arduino
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.59%) IVR
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) CatOS
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Network Design
2 14 (22.22%) ITIL
3 12 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 10 (15.87%) QMS
5 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.29%) Project Management
5 9 (14.29%) Release Management
6 7 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.35%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Service Management
10 3 (4.76%) Information Security
10 3 (4.76%) Line Management
10 3 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.76%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) C
2 1 (1.59%) C++
2 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.98%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCNA
4 10 (15.87%) Degree
5 9 (14.29%) CCIE
6 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.35%) CCSA
8 4 (6.35%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.17%) CCDP
9 2 (3.17%) CCIP
9 2 (3.17%) CCSE
9 2 (3.17%) HP ASE
9 2 (3.17%) HP MASE
9 2 (3.17%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO27005
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.35%) XenApp
2 4 (6.35%) XenServer
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.59%) Cacti
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 14 (22.22%) HP
3 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.87%) VMware
5 7 (11.11%) BT
5 7 (11.11%) F5
5 7 (11.11%) Siemens
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) Aruba
7 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.94%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.35%) IBM
8 4 (6.35%) Juniper
9 3 (4.76%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.76%) Tandberg
10 2 (3.17%) AlgoSec
10 2 (3.17%) Brocade
10 2 (3.17%) ScanSafe
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
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