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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 126 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing WLAN 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.076% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£275 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £220
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +53.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £20.00
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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
364 337 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.00% 12.77% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 156 139
Average daily rate £313 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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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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
Edinburgh -7 2 - -
Aberdeen +5 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £275 - 1
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Lync
5 5 (41.67%) Network Design
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) CCIE
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Network Management
7 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Data Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) HND
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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