The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.10% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.50

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
296 365 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.75% 14.32% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 179 155
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Scotland region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Scotland region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WLAN
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 WLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 +17 1 £300 -20.00% 1
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System

WLAN
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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Chat Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel