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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 96 103 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Wireless 24 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 6.37% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Median daily rate £313 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £198 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £362 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £40.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +62.50%
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
369 424 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.90% 14.91% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 210 159
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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

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 9 December 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 +26 10 £375 +20.00%
Glasgow +1 4 £275 -21.42%
Aberdeen -5 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 29 (54.72%) Firewall
3 25 (47.17%) LAN
3 25 (47.17%) WAN
4 23 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (35.85%) OSPF
6 18 (33.96%) BGP
6 18 (33.96%) CCNP
7 17 (32.08%) EIGRP
8 16 (30.19%) CCNA
9 13 (24.53%) VPN
9 13 (24.53%) VLAN
10 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
10 12 (22.64%) MPLS
10 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
10 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
11 11 (20.75%) Internet
11 11 (20.75%) VMware
12 9 (16.98%) CCIE
12 9 (16.98%) Degree
12 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (15.09%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (15.09%) Cisco Wireless
13 8 (15.09%) VoIP
13 8 (15.09%) Network Design
14 7 (13.21%) WLAN
14 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
14 7 (13.21%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds

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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 (1.89%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) Firewall
2 25 (47.17%) LAN
2 25 (47.17%) WAN
3 19 (35.85%) OSPF
4 18 (33.96%) BGP
5 17 (32.08%) EIGRP
6 13 (24.53%) VLAN
6 13 (24.53%) VPN
7 12 (22.64%) MPLS
7 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
8 11 (20.75%) Internet
9 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (15.09%) VoIP
11 7 (13.21%) Network Security
11 7 (13.21%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (13.21%) WLAN
12 4 (7.55%) HSRP
12 4 (7.55%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) HP UFT
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Network Support
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Network Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Network Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Security Advisor
7 3 (5.66%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.66%) CESG
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Arduino
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.89%) IVR
5 1 (1.89%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) CatOS
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Network Design
1 8 (15.09%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.43%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.55%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.55%) Network Management
4 4 (7.55%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Contract Management
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security
5 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.66%) Scrum
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.66%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C++
1 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (33.96%) CCNP
3 16 (30.19%) CCNA
4 9 (16.98%) CCIE
4 9 (16.98%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ACSA
6 1 (1.89%) CCENT
6 1 (1.89%) CCSA
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO27005
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.55%) XenApp
2 4 (7.55%) XenServer
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Firmware
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
5 6 (11.32%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) F5
7 4 (7.55%) Citrix
7 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.55%) IBM
8 3 (5.66%) Aruba
8 3 (5.66%) Brocade
8 3 (5.66%) Juniper
8 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.89%) Apple
10 1 (1.89%) Lotus
10 1 (1.89%) Mitel
10 1 (1.89%) NetApp
10 1 (1.89%) Symantec