The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 130 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing WLAN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.89% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £338 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -32.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 225 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.06% 9.20% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 107 115
Average daily rate £340 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £158 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WLAN
UK

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 August 2014. 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 - 1 £225 -
Glasgow - - - -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix