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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 117 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.35% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 2.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £294 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.98%
WLAN
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
379 424 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.23% 14.79% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 162
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 £270 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
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 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 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 +21 2 £294 -21.66% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) Network Management
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Chat Support
7 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Chat Support
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) RedGate
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed