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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK / Scotland
Rank 73 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 33 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.47% 3.69% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 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 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +49.51%

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
245 352 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.11% 13.68% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 169 165
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 11 £390 -
Renfrewshire - 10 £324 -
Edinburgh +25 6 £538 -
North Lanarkshire +2 4 £200 -40.74%
Glasgow -4 1 £175 -50.00% 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 48 (81.36%) Cisco
2 32 (54.24%) LAN
3 30 (50.85%) WAN
4 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (38.98%) Firewall
5 22 (37.29%) HP
5 22 (37.29%) Network Design
6 21 (35.59%) CCNP
6 21 (35.59%) ITIL
7 17 (28.81%) OSPF
8 16 (27.12%) BGP
9 14 (23.73%) Degree
9 14 (23.73%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
10 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
10 13 (22.03%) Multicast
10 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.34%) MS Visio
11 12 (20.34%) CCIE
11 12 (20.34%) MPLS
11 12 (20.34%) QMS
11 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
11 12 (20.34%) F5
12 11 (18.64%) Release Management
12 11 (18.64%) Riverbed
12 11 (18.64%) CatOS
12 11 (18.64%) Project Management
12 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
12 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
12 11 (18.64%) CMDB

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 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (54.24%) LAN
2 30 (50.85%) WAN
3 23 (38.98%) Firewall
4 17 (28.81%) OSPF
5 16 (27.12%) BGP
6 14 (23.73%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (22.03%) Multicast
7 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
8 12 (20.34%) MPLS
9 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
10 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 8 (13.56%) VPN
11 6 (10.17%) VLAN
11 6 (10.17%) VoIP
12 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (8.47%) EIGRP
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (6.78%) Spanning Tree
14 3 (5.08%) Cisco ISE
14 3 (5.08%) H.323
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Network Support
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Security Advisor
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) CMDB
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) CESG
4 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.69%) Handset
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) CatOS
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Network Design
2 21 (35.59%) ITIL
3 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
4 12 (20.34%) QMS
5 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
5 11 (18.64%) Project Management
5 11 (18.64%) Release Management
6 9 (15.25%) Quality Management
7 8 (13.56%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) ITSM
8 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.78%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum
10 3 (5.08%) Contract Management
10 3 (5.08%) Information Security
10 3 (5.08%) Line Management
10 3 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.08%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C
2 1 (1.69%) C++
2 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.59%) CCNP
3 14 (23.73%) Degree
4 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
5 12 (20.34%) CCIE
5 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.95%) CCNA
7 8 (13.56%) CCSA
7 8 (13.56%) JNCIA
8 6 (10.17%) CCDP
8 6 (10.17%) CCIP
8 6 (10.17%) CCSE
8 6 (10.17%) JNCIE
9 4 (6.78%) HP ASE
9 4 (6.78%) HP MASE
10 2 (3.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO27005
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) XenApp
2 3 (5.08%) XenServer
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Firmware
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (81.36%) Cisco
2 22 (37.29%) HP
3 12 (20.34%) F5
4 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
4 11 (18.64%) Riverbed
5 9 (15.25%) Aruba
5 9 (15.25%) BT
5 9 (15.25%) Siemens
6 8 (13.56%) Juniper
6 8 (13.56%) VMware
7 6 (10.17%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.47%) Citrix
9 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.08%) IBM
10 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.08%) Tandberg
11 2 (3.39%) AlgoSec
11 2 (3.39%) ScanSafe
11 2 (3.39%) Symantec
12 1 (1.69%) Splunk