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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 136 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 4.14% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £35.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +61.36%
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
549 314 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.01% 10.84% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 142 179
Median daily rate £330 £337 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 19
Median hourly rate £38.00 £31.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.68% +51.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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
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 31 May 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 -8 8 £325 +106.34% 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 17 (62.96%) LAN
2 16 (59.26%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) Project Management
5 10 (37.04%) MPLS
5 10 (37.04%) BGP
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) OSPF
6 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.93%) Network Design
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Information Security
8 5 (18.52%) Release Management
8 5 (18.52%) CMDB
8 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) QMS
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
8 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
8 5 (18.52%) CCNP
8 5 (18.52%) CCNA
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Multicast
8 5 (18.52%) CatOS

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 3 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) LAN
2 16 (59.26%) WAN
3 10 (37.04%) BGP
3 10 (37.04%) MPLS
4 8 (29.63%) OSPF
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (25.93%) Firewall
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
6 5 (18.52%) Multicast
6 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) ATM
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) DMVPN
8 2 (7.41%) HSRP
8 2 (7.41%) ISDN
8 2 (7.41%) PPP
8 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 2 (7.41%) X.25
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) CMDB
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.41%) Handset
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) CatOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Network Design
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 5 (18.52%) QMS
3 5 (18.52%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Expense Management
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNA
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CISA
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) HND
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) RACF
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.81%) BT
3 4 (14.81%) Siemens
4 3 (11.11%) Avaya
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Huawei
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) NEC
6 1 (3.70%) NetCracker
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (3.70%) Nortel
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) ZTE