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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 117 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 21 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 3.80% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Median daily rate £300 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.79 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.21% +17.50%
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
372 316 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.83% 9.87% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 133 207
Median daily rate £330 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.43% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.17 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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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

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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 28 July 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 +9 12 £344 +61.76%
Glasgow +11 6 £275 -33.33% 1
Fife - 1 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £160 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 24 (64.86%) LAN
2 24 (64.86%) WAN
3 21 (56.76%) BGP
4 20 (54.05%) Firewall
5 19 (51.35%) MPLS
5 19 (51.35%) OSPF
6 16 (43.24%) EIGRP
7 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
7 15 (40.54%) Finance
8 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
9 11 (29.73%) CCNA
9 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
10 10 (27.03%) CCNP
10 10 (27.03%) Network Design
10 10 (27.03%) VLAN
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (24.32%) VPN
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL
12 7 (18.92%) Project Management
12 7 (18.92%) Internet
12 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
12 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
12 7 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (16.22%) Multicast
13 6 (16.22%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
13 6 (16.22%) CCIE

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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 3 (8.11%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) LAN
1 24 (64.86%) WAN
2 21 (56.76%) BGP
3 20 (54.05%) Firewall
4 19 (51.35%) MPLS
4 19 (51.35%) OSPF
5 16 (43.24%) EIGRP
6 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (27.03%) VLAN
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (18.92%) Internet
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (16.22%) Multicast
11 5 (13.51%) ATM
11 5 (13.51%) DMVPN
11 5 (13.51%) HSRP
11 5 (13.51%) PPP
11 5 (13.51%) X.25
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Network Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Data Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Check Point Support
8 2 (5.41%) CISSP Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support
8 2 (5.41%) SIEM Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) CMDB
3 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Handset
5 1 (2.70%) Arduino
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) CatOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Network Design
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) High Availability
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security
3 5 (13.51%) QMS
3 5 (13.51%) Release Management
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.11%) Security Management
5 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) CCNP
4 6 (16.22%) CCIE
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CISA
6 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 2 (5.41%) CISSP
6 2 (5.41%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ACSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCENT
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) RACF
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Brocade
5 3 (8.11%) BT
5 3 (8.11%) Siemens
5 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba
7 1 (2.70%) Atmel
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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