The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN 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 WLAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 131 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.090% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.28% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -33.33%
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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
311 353 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.34% 12.63% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 190 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Lync
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN 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 WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Data Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
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