The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 119 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.85% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 10.00% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Average daily rate
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£251 £364 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.13% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £312 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 210 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.13% 8.52% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 101 115
Average daily rate £340 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £158 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Wireless
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 7 £263 - 4
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen -2 1 - -
Edinburgh -24 1 - - 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
2 9 (32.14%) Apple
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (14.29%) EMC
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 4 (14.29%) SAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP CCM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) VoIP
4 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) H.323
6 3 (10.71%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.14%) WLAN
8 1 (3.57%) PBX
8 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.57%) SSL
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIP
4 1 (3.57%) HND
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
1 3 (10.71%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Citrix
1 9 (32.14%) Apple
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) EMC
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 3 (10.71%) Borland
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) BMC
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
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