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 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 116 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.90% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 7.93% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£269 £325 £146
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +123.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £289 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £460 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -
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
329 290 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.89% 11.38% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 119 142
Average daily rate £320 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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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
Glasgow -10 5 £288 -42.50%
Aberdeen +4 1 £125 -62.96% 2
Edinburgh -4 1 £313 -
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UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Apple
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) LAN
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Meru Networks
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (12.00%) Mainframe

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) H.323
4 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) WAAS
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) TETRA
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) PBX
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) CCTV
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
1 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
5 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
1 7 (28.00%) Apple
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Meru Networks
3 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless